Amlwch Urban District Council Records

Scope and Content

Records of Amlwch UDC, Amlwch Burial Board and Amlwch Highway Board, 1864 - 1974, including Burial Board minute book, 1864 - 1894. Highway Board treasurer's records, 1879 - 1895. Council minute books, 1901 - 1974. public graves registers, [n. d.], and burial records, 1903 - 1966. general ledgers, 1901 - 1970. Treasurer's account books, 1896 - 1970. cash, rent and stores account books, 1904 - 1965. valuation lists, 1921 - 1955. rate books, including poor law and highways rates, 1902 - 1973. wages and salaries books, 1915 - 1971. sundry debtors ledgers and invoice books, 1938 - 1959. various other registers, [1903] - 1973. Medical Officer's annual reports, 1908 - 1909. rent accounts, 1936 - 1965. housing records, 1903 - 1956. economic development and railways papers, [1940s] - [1950s]. and evacuation papers, 1939 - 1944.

Administrative / Biographical History

Amlwch Urban District Council (UDC), Anglesey, was established in 1894 under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1894, and covered the civil parish of Amlwch; previously there had been an Amlwch Burial Board. UDCs were bodies comprising councillors and a chairman, elected for three years. They originally took over responsibility for health and local sanitation from the local sanitary authorities and health boards, and their responsibilities could include sanitary services, sewerage, refuse collection, housing, streets, cemeteries, libraries, parks, controls on buildings such as petrol stations, and licensing of public entertainments. UDCs could be administered by a number of committees and by appointed officers including a Clerk, Treasurer, Medical Officer of Health, Surveyor and Sanitary Inspector. Amlwch UDC was abolished in 1974.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Many of the records were transferred following the abolition of the Council in 1974.


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 Archifdy Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archivesand 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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Records of Amlwch Urban District Council; Jackson, W. Eric, The Structure of Local Government in England and Wales (London: Longmans, 1949); Richards, Melville (ed.), Atlas Môn (Anglesey Community Council, 1972); Hey, David, Oxford Dictionary of Local and Family History (Oxford, 1997).

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

Custodial History

Accumulated 1901 - 1974.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names