Plas Newydd Collection of Anglesey County Council Papers

Scope and Content

Material relating to Local Authorities Restructuring and Planning, 1952 - 1980; Anglesey County Council records, 1942 - 1968, including agendas, 1950 - 1967, income and expenditure, 1951 - 1968, water authority, 1950 - 1965, housing, 1945 - 1959, education, 1950 - 1960, War Agricultural Executive Committee, 1944 - 1951, Anglesey Medical Officer of Health and other health records, 1950 - 1965, and civil defence, 1942 - 1966; Wylfa nuclear power station, 1959 - 1964; sales catalogues, 1887 - 1920; and miscellaneous, 1942 - 1966.

Administrative / Biographical History

Archivists based at Plas Newydd, Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, working for the University College of North Wales Archives Department, catalogued a group of material derived from Anglesey County Council (abolished 1974). The source of the material is not recorded. Some later items derive from Arfon Borough Council.


Arranged into the following: local authority restructuring and planning; Anglesey County Council, subdivided into agendas, annual estimates of income and expenditure, water authority, housing, education, War Agricultural Executive Committee, health, civil defence; Wylfa nuclear power station; sales catalogues; and miscellaneous.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the Community Project scheme, October 1983.


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 Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Catalogue, Plas Newydd Papers; h2g2 website (, viewed 26 June 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.

Custodial History

This collection was catalogued by a Community Project scheme working for the UCNW Archives Department based at Plas Newydd.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Further papers are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WCC, WCM, Anglesey County Council, Miscellaneous and Minutes