Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Records

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records of Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd, 1952 - 1980, including Anglesey Farm Products Ltd and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society, 1954 - 1960; papers relating to the Anglesey Pig Producers Ltd, Quality Pig Marketing Association and Quality Pig Producers Society Ltd, 1963 - 1971; Foel Agricultural Co - operative Society Ltd, 1955 - 1980; Anglesey Rabbit Clearance Societies, 1959 - 1965; Silage and Forage Groups, 1970 - 1972; and miscellaneous papers, 1951 - 1975.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society was founded in 1922 to promote and develop agricultural and horticultural co-operation. It seeks to provide business and marketing services to farmer-controlled businesses and cooperatives in Wales. It is based in Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire. It deposited many of its accumulated papers with the National Library of Wales and the NLW deposited those relating to Anglesey with the Llangefni Area Archive Office (now Anglesey County Record Office).

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Anglesey Farm Products Ltd and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society, 1952-1960; Anglesey Egg and Poultry Marketing Society and Anglesey Egg and Poultry Packing Society, 1952-1956; Anglesey Premium/Quality Egg Association, 1963; Anglesey Pig Producers Ltd, Quality Pig Marketing Association and Quality Pig Producers Society Ltd, 1962-1971; Foel Agricultural Cooperative Society Ltd, 1955-1980; Anglesey Rabbit Clearance Societies, 1958-1965; Silage/Forage Groups, 1970-1973; Anglesey Fatstock Group, 1977; Messrs W. H. Evans, G. G. Pritchard and O. T. Owen, 1969-1971; Peter Bros, Llanabo, 1970; National Farmers Union, 1958; Anglesey Slaughterhouse Scheme, 1955-1975; Woodlands Society, 1951-1957; Machinery Syndicate, 1956-1961; and Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd, 1949.

Conditions Governing Access

No access for over 30 years. No access to WDAAO/15, 40 - 46, without the permission of the archivist.

Acquisition Information

Deposited with Llangefni Archives by the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth.

Note

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

Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth 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 Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Welsh Agricultural Organisation Society; Anglesey Agricultural Society website (www.anglesey-show.freeserve.co.uk), viewed 17 June 2003.

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.

Accruals

Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected