Papers of Pentraeth and District Labour Party

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Pentraeth and District Labour Party and a letter from writer Oliver Sandys.

Administrative / Biographical History

Pentraeth and District Labour Party was formed on 10th October 1983 by members of the Llangefni Branch of the Labour Party living in Pentraeth and 3 residents of Llanddona. The branch closed in 2016

Marguerite Florence Laura Jarvis also known under the pseudonym of Oliver Sandys (October 7, 1886 - March 10, 1964) was a British writer, screenwriter, and actress.

She used several other names and aliases, such as Countess Barcynska, Hélène Barcynska, Marguerite Florence Barclay, Mrs. Armiger Barczinsky, Caradoc Evans Marguerite, Marguerite Evans, Armiger Barclay, and Marguerite Barclay. She married in 1911 the Polish-born journalist Armiger Barczinsky, also known as Barclay and had a son, Nicholas Barczinsky-Sandys (born 1916). She separated from Barczinsky-Barclay in 1916 by whose death she was widowed in 1930. In 1929 she met the Welsh writer Caradoc Evans (1878 - 1945) in London, and married him on 22 March 1933 a union that lasted until his death in 1945. Living together in Aberystwyth from their marriage, then at Ruislip, Middlesex from 1937 Marguerite and Caradoc were involved in theatrical ventures, both in Wales and England. In 1957 Marguerite wrote a small book under the pseudonym Oliver Sandys, titled The Miracle Stone of Wales. The publisher, Rider & Son, was a pioneer in publishing matters of the occult. According to Marguerite Evans, she had been given a stone by a Dyn Hysbys (cunning folk) called "Old Griff" who lived in Plynlimon.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically/Trefnwyd yn gronolegol

Conditions Governing Access

WM/2604/1 CLOSED UNTIL 2047

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit

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

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of 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 Amanda Sweet for Archifau Ynys Môn using the following source: Archifiau Ynys Môn/Anglesey Archives, WM/2604 and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marguerite_Florence_Laura_Jarvis

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