Papers: W. H. Austin (County Water Engineer)

Scope and Content

Papers: Holyhead Waterworks Company papers including minute books, 1866 - 1891, account books, 1866 - 1880, and labour book, 1867 - 1878; Anglesey County Council Water Supply papers consisting of reports, 1943 - [c. 1970], correspondence, 1950 - 1959, files, 1947 - 1960, newspaper cuttings, 1949 and undated, photographs, [c. 1948] - [1950], journals, 1945 - 1952, and miscellaneous, 1946 - 1966; thesis by D. L. Roberts (student ICE), Loughborough College, on Anglesey County Water Supply, 1955; radio play script 'They Made a Lake' by S. A. Claridge, 1950; articles by W. H. Austin, 1945 - 1952; brochure for water supply scheme, 1966; papers relating to reservoirs, accounts, 1947 - 1950; plans, 1941 - [c. 1958].

Administrative / Biographical History

W. H. Austin was the Anglesey County Council county water engineer and manager.


Arranged into the following: Holyhead Waterworks Company; Anglesey County Council Water Supply.

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 Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, W. H. Austin.

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

Anglesey County Council minutes (WCM), and other County Council Papers (WCC); also Water Authority (WDAK).