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Bangor University
Holyhead Deeds and Legal Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS HOL

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Holyhead Deeds and Legal Papers

Short Title: Holyhead Deeds and Legal Papers

Creation date(s): 1753-1917

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 67 items

Name of creator(s): Various Holyhead property holders


Administrative/Biographical history: Holyhead on the most Western point of Anglesey, is one of the island's main towns. Located on Ynys Cybi or Holy Island, it is joined to the rest of Anglesey by an embankment which carries the motorway and also the railway to Holyhead with daily sailings from the port of Holyhead across the Irish Sea to Dublin. Holyhead was administered as part of Holyhead Union and it came under the jurisdiction of Anglesey Petty Sessional Division.


Scope and content/abstract: This collection consists of deeds and other legal documents relating to the town and parish of Holyhead, Anglesey. The properties covered include, Penycei, Willow Garden, Swift's Court and others. Featuring in relation to the lease of a dwelling house in 1819 at Willow Garden is Jane Jones of Beaumaris who was a daughter of William Morris, one of the celebrated Morris brothers of Anglesey.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Material was received on separate occasions, arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 7316-7338, 8061-8089, 10019-10033

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Items 10019-10033 were deposited by Messrs T.R. Evans, Hughes & Co. Solicitors, 3 Victoria Terrace, Holyhead.



Note: Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, November 2001

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Deeds | Wales | Anglesey
Legal documents | Wales | 18th century
Legal documents | Wales | 19th century
Legal documents | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names
Jones , Jane , of Beaumaris

Corporate names
T. R. Evans, Hughes and Co.

Holyhead (Wales)

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