Herbert Anthony Papers

Scope and Content

Comprises the following material by Herbert Anthony relating to his published work, Menai Bridge and its Council,(1974):

  • Copy of Menai Bridge and its Council,1974
  • Correspondence relating to disease in Menai Bridge, Richard Thomas the Medical Officer and the Bangor and Beaumaris Union, all in 1867, no date
  • By-laws of the Local Board for Menai Bridge in 1885, n.d.
  • Papers concerning the War Memorial Centre, Menai Bridge, 1905-1972
  • Notes on social life in Menai Bridge, including religion; football and other sports clubs; brass band and other musical activities; the Anglesey Lodge of Freemasons; entertainment; the Belgian refugees; the recreation ground and bowling green; regattas; bathing; literary activities; Youth Club; War Memorial; the Coach House Movement; night school etc., n.d.
  • Education in Menai Bridge and the history of the town, n.d.
  • Maps of Menai Bridge, n.d.
  • Notes of the construction of Menai Bridge Pier; the Boys Brigade; extracts from Slater's Directory relating to transport, n.d.
  • Notes on Menai Suspension Bridge, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Herbert Anthony was deputy headmaster and history teacher at the David Hughes School and Beaumaris Grammar School, Anglesey, north Wales.


Material is arranged in chronological order and incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Material was donated by Mrs G.P. Cooke of Menai Bridge and Hoylake.


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, May 2002.

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 27323, 36899-36904

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Also held at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor are the Evan Madoc Jones Papers and the Madoc Jones Family Papers, which relate to staff of Beaumaris Grammar School, Anglesey. Collection level descriptions are available on the Archives Hub .

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