H. Hughes & Sons Ltd. (Ironmongers) Papers

Scope and Content

Records of H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd, 1879 - 1955, including account books, 1879 - 1891; order books, 1903 - 1955; receipt books, 1935 - 1939; financial papers, 1885 - 1934; catalogues, 1904 - 1953; records relating to the North Wales Counties Lunatic Asylum, 1898 - 1907; miscellaneous records relating to Anglesey County Council, 1903 - 1913; and miscellaneous papers, 1895 - 1953.

Administrative / Biographical History

H. Hughes & Sons Ltd were ironmongers in Llanerchymedd, Anglesey (formerly known as T. & R. Williams, Dinorben House) from around the 1870s until the 1930s. The firm moved from their premises in Llanerchymedd in March 1978 and operate in Llangefni and Holyhead, Anglesey. They also own large premises in the industrial estate in Llangefni. Mr Thomas Williams, co-owner of the firm in the 19th and early 20th century, was a committee member of the North Wales Lunatic Asylum, Denbigh, and chairman of Anglesey County Council, 1905 - 1907.


Arranged into the following: business records; North Wales Lunatic Asylum; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd., Llangefni, 1978.


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 Archifdy Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archivesand the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr da /Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, H. Hughes & Sons, Ltd Papers.

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