Anglesey Rural Community Council Photographs and Papers

Scope and Content

Photographs [from Y Cymro] of weddings, Amlwch, Holyhead, the RNLI, RAF Valley, village halls, memorials, schools, Sunday Schools, Bodedern Show, Bardsey island, an accident at Penmaenmawr, Anglesey elections, industries and businesses, sports, carnivals, plays and performances, eisteddfodau, Anglesey Children's Club, negatives and glass negatives, [c. 1900] - 1954; Anglesey Rural Community Council minute books, 1928 - 1984, including Anglesey Union of Village Halls and Societies, 1928 - 1930; Anglesey Playing Fields Association, 1948 - 1966; miscellaneous papers, 1928 - 1984; and newspaper cuttings, 1943 - 1959.

Administrative / Biographical History

Anglesey Rural Community Council. Many of the photographs and papers originate with the office of Glynne Jones, Y Cymro, High Street, Llangefni, including day books of W. H. Owen Jones, butcher, Bulkeley Square, Menai Bridge.


Arranged into the following: weddings; Amlwch; Holyhead; RNLI; RAF valley; village halls; memorials; classes (school, chapel); Bodedern Show; Bardsey island; accident at Penmaenmawr; Anglesey elections; industries, businesses; sports; carnival; plays and performances; Eisteddfodau; Anglesey children club; known individuals; four generations; known people and meetings outside Anglesey; unknown people; people and things; people and meetings outside Anglesey; glass negatives; negatives; negatives; newspaper cuttings; miscellaneous papers; Y Cymro file; day books W.H./Owen Jones, butcher, Menai Bridge; slides

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit.


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

Two of the three day books of W. H. Jones, Bulkeley Square, Menai Bridge, are defective.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Catalogue, Anglesey Rural Community Council; Charity website (, viewed 15 July 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


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

Location of Originals

Llangefni Area Record Office, Gwynedd Archives and Museums Service.