Thomas Rogers, of Pentraeth papers

Scope and Content

Papers of the grocer Thomas Rogers, Anglesey, 1802 - 1980.

Includes: Post Office leaflets, 1885 - 1892; game and gun licences, 1890 - 1892; and family papers and school photographs, 1840 - 1980.

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Rogers, of Pentraeth, Anglesey, was a grocer and general dealer. He was sub-postmaster from 1880 to 1900, when he was succeeded by Catherine Elias. By 1912, Rogers' shop was known as The Old Post Office. He had a son, John, a daughter, Mary Elizabeth (b. c. 1874), and a grandaughter, Lill (b. c. 1900), who became one of the first female students at the University College of North Wales, Bangor.


Arranged in chronological order.

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

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 Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Papurau Thomas Rogers; Pentraeth Community School website (, viewed 30 January 2004. NOTE: Item WDAAF/1, earliest item in collection, is probably misdated. Described as "Office Code Book, list of Public Telegraph Offices in the UK", dated 1802. Telegraph was only developed in 1840s.

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