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Name: Anglesey Archives
Notes: Formerly known as Anglesey Record Office. Known in Welsh as Archifau Ynys Mon.
Postal address: Industrial Estate Road
Bryn Cefni Industrial Estate
Town: Llangefni
County: Anglesey
Post code: LL77 7JA
Telephone: 01248 751930
Web address:

99 documents found for Anglesey Archives:

Code Description Date Keywords

ts list of vessels engaged in the Amlwch copper trade by B.D. Hope, c.1991

1991   commerce ships

tape recordings, 1983-92, including Point Lynas lighthouse keeper, 1983

1983 - 1992 lighthouses interviews

photographic slides of Anglesey oil pollution & laying of oil pipeline, 192-6 & 153-65, misc. papers relating to Shell pipeline, 1970-6

1970 - 1976 Wales environment photos industry

Lance-Bombardier T. Taylor: papers relating to gallantry award for sea rescue off Rhosneigr, 1942.

1942   bravery gallantry award rescue

papers relating to the appointment of a Captain of the Port of Holyhead, 1939

1939   Wales ports harbours

diary of Robert Jones of Holyhead, mess & deck boy onboard the Terje Viken, 1937-8

1937 - 1938 Wales crew

programme of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club regatta at Caernarfon, 16 August 1934

1934   yachting Wales

programmes of the Royal Dee Yacht Club annual regatta to be held at Beaumaris, 8 August 1932, at Caernarfon 11 August, 1932

1932   yachting Wales

discharge certificate of William Owen of Menai Bridge, 1929-33

1929 - 1933 service papers

papers relating to Capt. William John Hughes of Moelfre, including 1-9, testimonials, 1931-65; 10-14, conduct certificates, 1942-6; 15-28, discharge certificates, 1928-37; 29-37, misc. certificates, 1932-73; 38-49, correspondence, 1937-60; 50-9, m

1928 - 1973 service papers letters
GB211/WM 2311

John Parry, emigrant and seaman: memoirs 1918.

1918   seaman seamen mariners

copies of photographs relating to WM/1073 & of misc. papers relating to the Tara of 1916, c.1920, 1986, n.d.

1916 - 1986 illustrations ships navy

letters from William Henry Jones at Devonport onboard HMS Caledonian enroute to the Dardenelles & on arrival to Alexandria, July 1915

1915   correspondence navy ships

copy diary of Capt. Albert Marsh of HMS Tara, 1915-16 (see WM/1275)

1915 - 1916 navy ships

papers of Alfred Dutton, paymaster onboard HMS Tara comprising 1-38, official papers relating to the sinking of the Tara in 1915, 1915-20, n.d. & 39-56, personal papers including letters, diary, 1915-19, n.d.

1915 - 1920 navy ships correspondence
W/DD/475 & 480

receipts for cleaning, repairing & painting boat from Hugh Jones, shipwright & ship's chandler, Caernarfon, 1911, 1919

1911 - 1919 repairers payments Wales

papers of H.R. Davies including 57-66, letters etc. relating to ferries, lifeboats & shipwrecks, 1908-33, n.d.

1908 - 1933 correspondence wrecks
Beaumaris Port Beaumaris Port: ships fees and deeds books 1906 - 1988 levies trade

statement of accounts of Beaumaris pier, 1904

1904   finances leisure

papers of Menai Bridge Pier comprising 1-59, financial papers, 1904-81, n.d.; 60-131, papers relating to the Liverpool & North Wales Steamship Company Ltd, The White Funnel Fleet Company Ltd, The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Ltd, The Norwe

1904 - 1981 leisure finances companies
W/DD/127 & 130

printed transcriptions of legal judgements regarding case of Assheton-Smith vs Owen relating to limits of port of Caernarfon, 1904, 1907

1904 - 1907 yachting law
WM/1971 John Parry, naval captain: papers rel. to maritime career 1902 - 1952 navy
WD/9 Commodore Gerald Norman Jones, master mariner: papers 1902 - 1960 navy seamen

discharge certificate of Richard Griffiths of the Sarah Bridget, 1901

1901   service papers ships

photographs of Laird (Anglesey) Ltd, twentieth century

1900 - 1999 illustrations

printed papers of the Caernarvon Harbour Trust relating to navigation of the Menai Straits, 1900-01

1900 - 1901 Wales

programmes Royal Welsh Yacht Club regatta, Caernarfon, 1897-8

1897 - 1898 yachting

copies of testimonials for R. Lloyd Hughes, chief engineer onboard the SS Minerva, 1897

1897   crew service papers ships

diary of W.H. Owen, 1896, with advertisement for the Bereaford detacher, lifesaving apparatus

1896   rescue

discharge certificates of W.P. Williams of Holyhead, 1895-1940

1895 - 1940 service papers Wales

letter from Thomas O. Lewis, Ramsey, to T. Fanning Evans regarding a cargo, 16 August 1895

1895   trade commerce correspondence

papers relating to Capt. J.O. Lewis, including photocopies of logbooks & accounts of voyages & crew of the Glynaeron, 1893, the James, 1906, misc. personal naval documents, 1907-65, discharge books & note of service, 1909-61, le

1893 - 1965 mariners correspondence

bundle of letters written by Miss Jane Mary Hughes while in India, including account of voyage onboard HMS Euphrates, 1892-1907

1892 - 1907 correspondence ships travel

shipping account sheets, 1890

1890   trade commerce finances

two bills regarding the shipment of limestone from Moelfre to Amlwch on the Margaret Elizabeth, 1889

1889   trade commerce ships

invoice regarding ochre delivered by the Manchester Ship Canal, 1889

1889   trade commerce Midlands

letter from Cole & James, Liverpool to W.H. Owen regarding valuation of the Manitoba, Woodfield, Allegiance & Bryngwyn, 14 March 1888

1888   correspondence ships prices

draft letter from T.F. Evans to Mr Ernest Boyce, Ordnance Survey Office, Bedford, regarding St Eilian Colour Works & the creation of purple shine for use in painting iron ships, 15 December 1887

1887   correspondence repairers painters

papers relating to Rhuddgaer embankment, 1885-1944

1885 - 1944 erosion coast

sketch & plans of proposed yacht by W. Thomas, shipbuilder of Amlwch port, 1885

1885   illustrations yachting Wales

bill of sale of 2/64 shares in the Maelgwyn, 1885

1885   ships prices ownership
WD/9 Gerald Norman Jones (1885-1958), Commodore RN: papers rel. to maritime career 1885 - 1958 navy

receipts regarding sale of the Menai, 1882

1882   yachts yachting

759, 762, rules & regulations of the Royal Welsh Yacht Club, 1882, 1885, 1892, 1906

1882 - 1906 yachting Wales

file or receipts for work done & fittings for the Menai, steam yacht, belonging to W.H. Owen, & sketch, 1874, n.d.

1874   yachting finances

discharge certificate of DC of Henry Ellis of Porthdinorwic, 1873

1873   service papers

plan of section of Holyhead breakwater, 1873

1873   ports harbours Wales

letters regarding the visit of the Prince of Wales to open the new breakwater at Holyhead, 1873

1873   ports harbours Wales correspondence Royalty

(currently being listed), papers of William Thomas & Co. of Amlwch, shipbuilders, ship repairers, shipowners & managers comprising 1-229, office & yard papers including 1-67, administration including account books, 1879-1937, letter bo

1871 - 1951 construction finances ships
WM 2 William Thomas, shipbuilders, Amlwch (additional): records. 1870 - 1950 construction

misc. papers relating to Beuamaris harbour, 1869-85

1869 - 1885 ports harbours Wales

file of papers regarding the Lady Cartier, 1869

1869   ships shipping

shipping papers relating to Capt. Robert Jones of Amlwch & of his son Capt. Robert Jones jun. comprising misc. papers including papers relating to the British Marine Mutual Insurance Assoc. Ltd, 1886-90, & mostly bills & vouchers relat

1869 - 1910 ships

letter from Thomas Owen to Miss Jones, Hendre Gadog, with reference to selling share in the Exelsior, the regatta & winning of the cup, 27 January 1868

1868   correspondence yachting prizes
W/DD/697-720 & 755-7

pocket & shipping diaries of W.H. Owen of Plas Penrhyn including notes on the Forest King, Pontiac, Banner, Rocklight, Duke of Rothsay, Lady Cartier, Bertha, First Lancashire, Bryngwyn, Allegiance, Dusty Miller, Woodfield, Saverwake, 18

1868 - 1895 Wales ships

cheque book of W.H. Owen in account with Brecon Old Bank, Cardiff, including counterfoil recording payment for repair of Duke of Rothesey, 1868

1868   finances Wales ships repairers

logbooks of Point Lynas lighthouse & telegraph station, 1867-1964

1867 - 1964 lighthouses communications

rule of the Pwllheli & Nevin Mutual Marine Insurance, 1864

1864   Wales

crew lists & running agreements, 1863-1913


1863 - 1913 registration

shipping notebook relating to disbursements at Callao & Chincha Islands, 1863

1863   trade Peru

plan for the improvement of Caernarfon harbour, 1862

1862   ports harbours Wales

letter from Mr Jarrett, Nefyn, to W.H. Owen, informing him of the insurance value of the Bramley Moore, 7 December 1861, with letter from W.H. Owen to Evans & Sons regarding departure of the Pontiac from Liverpool to San Fransisco

1861   correspondence prices ships routes

letters to Captain John Owen, including references to the Charles Sprague, shipping news, the fisheries, healthiness of Calcutta & Havanna, Peri of Leith, potential for war with America, Little Lizzie & African trade, 1860-84

1860 - 1884 correspondence India Cuba

brief for the plaintiff in the case of William Humphrey Owen vs Owen Thomas & Jeffrey Parry de Winton regarding charter party for the Walton, barque, 1860

1860   ships court
WM/2025 Amlwch and Holyhead ports: books of particulars of wrecks and customs house letter books. 1860 - 1975 harbours correspondence

painting & deckwork bill of R.W. Roberts, Liverpool, to the owners of the Ranger, yacht, 1 May 1859

1859   yachting accounts

printed notice by W.H. Owen regarding lights & fog signals, 24 February 1858

1858   lighthouses

book of newspaper cuttings belonging to W.H. Owen of Plas Penrhyn, some of which refer to shipping, 1857, 1880-90 WDC, papers of Eryl Wyn Rowlands, in English & Welsh, including 28-833, letters, bills of sale, reports, statements of account of

1857 - 1959 Wales ships finances crew
Board of Trade Board of Trade: Anglesey marine maps and plans 1856 - 1970 charts
GB 0221 WD26

William Thomas, shipowner, ship and insurance broker: records 1854-2010.

1854 - 2010 insurance shipowner shipbroker
Thomas & Sons W. Thomas & Sons, ship builders, owners and managers, Amlwch (addnl): records 1852 - 1992 construction shipwrights

farm account book, 1848-50, with poster advertising sale of 75,000 of drapery goods salvaged from shipwreck in the Bristol Channel

1848 - 1850 finances illustrations wrecks

letter from James Greenfield, Uske, to Humprhey Owen requesting renewal to the Llanddwyn Life Boat, 16 December 1847

1847   correspondence Wales lifeboats

Acts regarding Holyhead harbour, 1847-73

1847 - 1873 ports harbours Wales

six loose pages from a ship's account book, 1847

1847   finances

account book including of unnamed ships for dock charges, wages, provisions, repairs, etc., 1846-61

1846 - 1861 finances ports

Plas Penrhyn shipping records, c.1848-91, comprising 1-645, letters, log books, wages book, notebook, charter parties, crew lists, files of bills & vouchers, poster, account books including seamen's, relating to the Allegience, Banner, Bert

1846 - 1891 Wales correspondence ships
WCD/288-357 Board of Trade and successors (addnl): marine maps and plans. 1846 - 1976 commerce charts
WD 2 William Thomas & Co., ship brokers, Liverpool (addnl): records 1845 - 1919 Companies traders dealers

agreement for building quay at Beaumaris, 1822 & printed draft proposed provisional order for Beaumaris harbour, 1844-5


1844 - 1845 ports harbours Wales

letter from James Greenfield, Abergavenny to Humphrey Owen regarding two year's subscription due to the shipwreck institution, 25 April 1842

1842   correspondence Wales wrecks

letters of the Hughes family of Holyhead, 1841-1935, including references to grain imports at Liverpool, emigration to Australia & North America, sinking of the Artic, mail packets, German submarines in 1915

1841 - 1935 correspondence Wales trade

letter from R. Williams Bulkeley to Mr Owen of Rhyddgaer regarding sale of the Hindoo & cautioning local shipowners that spirits were run near Penrhyn Bach, 17 March 1840

1840   customs correspondence

survey report of the Hindoo at Milford, 29 August 1839

1839   ships

letter from H. Owen to Mr Richard Jones, Holyhead draper, regarding the Hindoo, 1839

1839   correspondence Wales ships

receipt from Richard Jones, draper of Holyhead for 705 from Humphrey Owen of Rhyddgaer being 48/64 shares of the Hindoo lying on the strand at Crigyll near Holyhead, 27 February 1839

1839   ships prices ownership Wales

navigation notes by William Humprheys of Plas Llanfaglan & Caernarfon, 1834-44, includes account of a voyage from England to Madeira in the Hindoostan, 1844

1834 - 1844 Wales Europe ships

papers of the RNLI (Beaumaris), comprising 1-168, letters, 1830-71; 169-462, financial papers, 1838-72, n.d. including bills, receipts & misc. accounts of assistance given to ships & associated papers; 463-5, misc. papers, 1839, 1878

1830 - 1878 lifeboats correspondence finances

bills of sale of the Swallow of Liverpool, 1830, 1832, Hindoo, 1839

1830 - 1839 ships prices ownership

misc. collection of shipping records including 1, customs license & bond for the Carvel, 22 April 1826; letter from Henry Jones, Llysdulas, to Robert Pritchard jun., Llwydiarth concerning salvage rates on mahogany, 19 April 1833; 3, sal

1826 - 1845 correspondence ships Wales wood

collection of papers relating to lawyers' bills including bills of the sale of the Saheria, Providence, Swallow, 1818-30

1818 - 1830 ships prices ownership

Mona Lodge papers, including 5-12, papers relating to ore shipments from Amlwch, 1789-91; 45-318, letters including references to mine & shipping, ore, ochre, 1887-97, n.d.; 504-35, telegrams & notes including referring to shipping, 1887-9

1789 - 1899 trade commerce correspondence payments

correspondence of the Troughton family of Beaumaris, 1771-1840, includes 9, letter referring to storms & the fleet, 22 January 1797; 17 & 19, letters from the West Indies & Whitehaven referring to the arrival of French Squadron, 15 Apr

1771 - 1840 weather navy

copy letter of Thomas Ellis, Holyhead to Hugh Owen, Bristol, with local news including the anchoring of four Dutch vessels in Bay, 6 September 1742

1742   correspondence Wales shipping

notes regarding bearings of trawling grounds off Anglesey coast, n.d.

  fishing whaling

pen & ink sketch of the Pozilypo, yacht of Bangor, n.d.

  illustrations yachting Wales

photographs of two steam yachts belonging to W.H. Owen, n.d.

  illustrations yachting

plan & sections of steam yacht, T.B. Seath & Co., shipbuilders of Glasgow, n.d.

  yachting Scotland

note regarding bequest by H. Owen of his three yards & account of the sale price of the Higginson, Hindoo & the Royal William, n.d.

  ships wills