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Anglesey Archives
Thomas Owen Roberts Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0211 WM 2432

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Thomas Owen Roberts Collection

Short Title: Thomas Owen Roberts Collection

Creation date(s): 1952 - 2011

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.009 cubic metres (1 box)

Name of creator(s): Thomas Owen Roberts and Family


Administrative/Biographical history: Thomas Owen Roberts (1888��"1972), was widely known in North Wales and the adjacent English counties as a leading breeder of pedigree large white pigs. His strain of pigs won the first prize at both the Caernarvonshire and Anglesey County Agricultural Shows during the mid 20th century. He also on several occasions won the Silver Challenge Cup for the Champion Pig at the Annual Show and Sale held in Llangefni under the auspices of the North Wales Pedigree Pig Breeders Association. Mr Roberts breed his pigs at Ty Mawr, Llanerchymedd, and Fferam Bailey, Bodorgan, Trefdraeth both in Anglesey.


Scope and content/abstract: Ffearm Bailey, Trefdraeth: Photographs and Negatives re Ffearm Bailey, [1953]; Papers re Purchase and Sale of Ffearm Bailey, 1952 Oct. 27 - 1962 Sep. 20; & History of Ffearm Bailey, Bodogoran, Dr Sylvia Pinches, 2011. Ty Mawr, Llanerchymedd: Sales Particular and Plan, 1952 Oct. 23; & Miscellaneous Photographs re Ty Mawr, Llanerchymedd, [c. 1952].


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged according to farm and then by type.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Fair to good condition

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: Previously held by the depositor

Immediate source of acquisition: Private depositor



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Created by Hayden Burns for Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2012

Farming | Wales | Anglesey
Farms | Wales | Anglesey
Pigs | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Roberts , Thomas Owen , 1888 - 1972

Corporate names
Ffearm Bailey (Bodorgan, Anglesey)
Ty Mawr (Llanerchymedd, Anglesey)

Bodorgan (Wales)
Llanerchymedd (Wales)
Llangefni (Wales)
Trefdraeth (Anglesey, Wales)

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