Mona Lodge Mining Papers (T W R Jones deposit) (Mona Lodge 1)

Scope and Content

Mona mines records, 1789 - 1889; Amlwch brewery, 1888 - 1898; elections, 1784 - 1794; miscellaneous business papers, 1813 - 1899; remembrance cards, 1864 - 1884; and personal papers, [1880s] - 1897.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Fanning Evans (1839-1891), metal mine owner, was the first metal mine inspector in North Wales. He later became a shareholder and owner-operator of parts of the Parys and Mona copper mines, Amlwch, Anglesey, leasing the Mona mine from 1866 to 1897, and by 1892, owner of Parys mine. He lived at Mona Lodge, Amlwch, during the 1880s-1890s. He had wide business interests, and was also a J.P., High Sheriff, and shipowner.


Arranged into the following: Mona mines; Amlwch brewery; elections; miscellaneous papers; remembrance cards; personal papers; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit.


Os gwelwch yn dda archebwch y dogfenau gan ddefnyddio y rhif cyfeirnod amgen (lle ddarperidd) / Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided)

Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./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.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Damaged by damp; conservation treatment done.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Catalogue, Mona Lodge Papers (vol. 1); Slater's commercial directory for Amlwch 1883 (; Who's who in Almwch (, viewed 30 June 2003.

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further records are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office, WDAAK, Mona Lodge Papers (2) (M A Jones deposit)