Handbill: Ferry and Bus Service between Caernarvon and Anglesey

Scope and Content

HANDBILL: Co-ordinated Ferry and Bus Service between Caernarvon and Anglesey, showing timetable and fares.

Administrative / Biographical History

Crosville Motor Company was formed in Chester by George Crosland Taylor and his French business associate Georges de Ville, on 27 October 1906. Their first bus service, between Chester and Ellesmere Port ws in 1909.

Over time the company consolidated its majority share of the North Wales coastal services, buying up various smaller private companies that operated in the Crosville area.

Crosville operations in the Wirral and Chester area were sold in February 1990 to Potteries Motor Transport and the name passed into history ten years later when it was rebranded as First Chester & The Wirral. Following losses, the business was sold to Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire in December 2012.

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

Cyflwr da /Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hayden Burns for Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives

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