FILE: Oysters in the Menai Straits.

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence and orders both from the Conwy Fisheries Experiment Station, for oysters for relaying, as well as to the Conwy Station for the purchase of oysters by purveyors of shellfish; correspondence between Dr Cole of the Fisheries Experiment Station and Mr Danson of Brynsiencyn re D's role as 'watcher' of the oysters laid at Tal-y-Foel, mainly at low tide when the oysters are uncovered; correspondence and plans to establish an oyster experimental breeding area at Moel-y-Don, including application to Plas Newydd Estate for permission to use the required stretch of shore and correspondence with Mr Blakely, resident of the cottage at Moel-y-Don, who initially opposed the plans but who ultimately acted as keeper of the oyster breedign area; work schedules and programmes, tide listings and water temperature charts.