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Anglesey Archives
Kneale, E. Norman, collection

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WSM 613

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: The E. Norman Kneale collection of scanned negatives of North Wales Railway workers and reconstruction of Britannia Bridge.

Short Title: Kneale, E. Norman, collection

Creation date(s): [c 1960-1980]

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.001 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): E. Norman Kneale


Administrative/Biographical history: E. Norman Kneale was born in Birkenhead in 1931. He went to sea c 1948, and was invalided out in 1951-1952. He convalesced at Alford in Surrey which provided farm training for ex merchant seamen and he had a scholarship from there to Shropshire Farm Institute. He worked in Surrey as an assistant farm manager and came to North Wales when his parents retired. He then worked at Ferodo (in Caernarfon, Gwynedd) and was a member of the Beaumaris Camera Club.


Scope and content/abstract: Scanned negatives of railway workers at stations between Llandudno Junction and Holyhead, including the Anglesey line, Wrexham, Mold, Caernarfon; various signal boxes, turntable, troughs; different engines, aftermath of fire on Britannia Bridge and reconstruction.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Copies can be supplied for private use and should be acknowledged to E. Norman Kneale

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Anglesey Record Office and the National Register of Archives


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit



Archivist's note: Compiled by Gaynor Elizabeth Nice for Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn Anglesey Record Office, WSM 613. The E. Norman Kneale collection CD of scanned negatives.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: October 2008

Photograph collections | Wales | Anglesey
Photograph collections | Wales | Gwynedd
Railways | Maintenance and repair
Railways | Wales | Anglesey
Railways | Wales | Gwynedd

Personal names
Kneale , E.Norman , alive 2008

Corporate names

Amlwch (Wales)
Bangor (Wales)
Birkenhead (England)
Caernarfon (Wales)
Llandudno Junction (Wales)
Mold (Wales)

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