John Rowlands Papers

Scope and Content

Includes papers re Anglesey Comprehensive Education; Copper Mountain; Miscellaneous Talks & Presentations; History Of Holyhead & Environs; Tywyn Trewan; and History of Anglesey.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Rowlands was educated at Holyhead County Secondary and the University College of North Wales, Bangor. He graduated in 1952. and was awarded an MA in 1960. He was appointed Deputy Director for Education for the Anglesey Education Committee and following local government reorganisation he became Deputy Director for Education for the county of Gwynedd. He was awarded the OBE for services to Education when he retired in 1987. He was a Vice President of the Anglesey Antiquarian Society and a former Chairman of the Anglesey Magistrates. He died at the age of 83.


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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Hayden Burns for Archifau Ynys Môn using the following source: Archifiau Ynys Môn/Anglesey Archives, WM/2655

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Rowlands, John. "Copper Mountain". Anglesey Antiquarian Society, Llangefni. 1966.