Sarah Emily Davies Papers

Scope and Content

This collection consists of a broad range of material relating to the administration of the Anglesey County Nursing Association and the North Wales Nursing Association and includes material relating to contemporary issues and policies in nursing and public health.

Material includes correspondence, reports, pamphlets, financial particulars and details of meetings. There are also documents relating to the awarding of grants and nurses' agreements. The collection also contains material relating to other community organisations in Anglesey with which Mrs Davies was involved, including the Anglesey Education Committee, the Women's Institute and the Anglesey Rural Community Council.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sarah Emily Davies 1875-1945, of Wenallt, Llandegfan was one of Anglesey's most prominent figures. She was the daughter of John Matthews of Amlwch who was Justice of the Peace and for many years chairman of the local magisterial branch. Since its inception Mrs Davies was honorary secretary of the Anglesey County Nursing Association. She was also a member of the Education Committee, Chairman of the School Management Sub Committee and involved with the Anglesey Rural Community Council and the Women's Institute.

She was married to Captain A. Stanley Davies.


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

Access Information

Open to all users


Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, October 2001

Other Finding Aids

Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales, Bangor. Reference numbers: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 33255-33319

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 Amlwch Manuscripts which relate to the family of Sarah Emily Davies, the Matthews of Amlwch. .