A late 18th century panoramic pencil sketch of Holyhead taken from the sea shore and noting the principal houses and buildings with the names of their owners or occupiers.
Holyhead Pencil Sketch
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS HSK
- Dates of CreationLate 18th century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 item
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Holyhead, on the most Western point of Anglesey, is one of the island's main towns. Located on Ynys Cybi or Holy Island, it is joined to the rest of Anglesey by an embankment which carries the motorway and also the railway to Holyhead with daily sailings from the port of Holyhead across the Irish Sea to Dublin. Holyhead was administered as part of Holyhead Union and it came under the jurisdiction of Anglesey Petty Sessional Division.
Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts
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Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, April 2003.
Other Finding Aids
A typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 17670
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