Sea Charts: The coast of Wales

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 221 WM1905
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 221 WM/1905/1 - 39
  • Dates of Creation
      [late 20th cent.]
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      39 items

Scope and Content

Facsimile copies of Lewis Morris' survey of the coast of West Wales, 'Cambria's Coasting Pilot' together with twenty nine additional copies of the charts from the volumes, [1737 - 1742].

These copies were made from the originals in their custody by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office, Taunton.

[See also Marine Cartography in Britain, a history of the sea chart to 1855, Adrian H.W. Robinson, Leicester University Press, 1962].

Administrative / Biographical History

Lewis Morris was a Welsh hydrographer, antiquary, poet and lexicographer, the eldest of the Morris brothers of Anglesey


Arranged chronologically / Trefnwyd yn gronolegol

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Presented on deposit by Cymdeithas Morrisiaid Môn, who purchased the facsimiles with the aid of a grant from the Anglesey Charitable Trust.


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 Helen Lewis Anglesey Archives / Archifau Ynys Môn

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