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Anglesey Archives
Edmund Ashworth Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAAS

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Trustees of Edmund Ashworth Papers

Short Title: Edmund Ashworth Papers

Creation date(s): 1899 - 1915

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.010 cubic metres (5 boxes)

Name of creator(s): Trustees of Edmund Ashworth


Administrative/Biographical history: Edmund Ashworth was a land owner and business man, who lived on the Bryn y Menai estate in the parish of Llandegfan near Menai Bridge, Anglesey. His Estate amounted to the value of £126,279.19s.5p on his death, 6 March 1907. Properties on the Bryn y Menai Estate were, Gors, Borthwen Farm, Bryn y Menai, Glanffrwd, Garth View, Bryntirion, Bacha, Hen Dy and Tanyfford a small cottage near Garth Ferry. He owned property in Lancashire, Hampshire and Johnson Streets, Cheetham, Vernon Street, Ardwick, Albert Street, Bradford all in Manchester. Houses in Norway, Bramar, Maynard, Clive, Webb, Patterson and Pollock Streets in Liverpool and houses in Havelock Street Seacombe Cheshire. Stocks and shares in many companies including Knutsford Water Company, Baku Russian Petroleum Ltd, the Salt Union, Caledonian Beaching, Midland Railway, Bengers Food Ltd. and Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. which he had banking facilities on the island with Dumbell Banking Ltd. He was a patron of Knutsford Grammar School and a supporter of Bangor Women's Hostel Company.


Scope and content/abstract: Includes papers from William Thornton Jones, Chauntry House, Beaumaris, Anglesey, solicitor, pertaining to the estate of Edmund Ashworth from his death on the 6 March 1907 to the death of his wife Mrs Hannah Travis Ashworth 1915 and the dividing of the estate to eighteen nephews and nieces.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Original order has been retained

Conditions governing access: Usual copyright regulations apply

Conditions governing reproduction: No restrictions

Physical characteristics: Fair condition

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey 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: None expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Stuart Ellison 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: June 2013

Business records | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Deeds | Wales | Llandegfan
Solicitors | Wales | Bangor | Archives

Personal names
Ashworth , Hannah , died 1915
Thorton Jones , William , alive 1915
Ashworth , Edmund , died 6 Mar. 1907 , land owner and business man

Corporate names

Cheshire (England)
Liverpool (England)
Llandegfan (Wales)
Manchester (England)
Menai Bridge (Wales)

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