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Anglesey Archives
Llangaffo Post Office

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 2368

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Llangaffo Post Office, Ledger books and day books

Short Title: Llangaffo Post Office

Creation date(s): 1900 - 1969

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.052 cubic metres (14 items)

Name of creator(s): Wm. Thomas and Son the proprietors of Llangaffo Post Office.


Administrative/Biographical history: These are the books used for the daily administration of the Post Office and Stores at Ceinwen House, Llangaffo. The Thomas family were drapers, outfitters, bakers, family grocers, ironmongers, milliners, a boot and shoe establishment, flour, corn and coal merchants.


Scope and content/abstract: Ledger Books, Day Books and an Advertising Flyer for Llangaffo Post Office. The volumes include the names and addresses of customers, what they bought and how much it cost. There are also letters attached concerning settlement of accounts and some bill heads, and receipts from traders.


Language/scripts of material: Cymraeg, English.

System of arrangement: Chronologically.

Conditions governing access: There are no restrictions to the books themselves, but the letters have been removed from the ledgers and packaged up separately. There is restricted access to letters where the authors might still be alive.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Physical characteristics: Cyflwr da/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 appraised for retention.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history: The depositor is a relitive of the creator of the records, which have been in a box in his house for as long as he can remember.

Immediate source of acquisition: Private Deposit.



Archivist's note: Compiled by Amanda Sweet 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

Post office stations and branches | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Thomas , William , [20th cent.]

Corporate names
Llangaffo Post Office

Llangaffo (Wales)

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