Trustees of Edmund Ashworth Papers

Scope and Content

Trustees of Edmund Ashworth papers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edmund Ashworth, was a land owner and business man, who lived on the Bryn y Menai estate in the parish of Llandegfan near Menai Bridge, Anglesey. His Estate amounted to the value of £126,279.19s.5p on his death, 6 March 1907. Properties on the Bryn y Menai Estate were, Gors, Borthwen Farm, Bryn y Menai, Glanffrwd, Garth View, Bryntirion, Bacha, Hen Dy and Tanyfford a small cottage near Garth Ferry. He owned property in Lancashire, Hampshire and Johnson Streets, Cheetham, Vernon Street, Ardwick, Albert Street, Bradford all in Manchester. Houses in Norway, Bramar, Maynard, Clive, Webb, Patterson and Pollock Streets in Liverpool and houses in Havelock Street Seacombe Cheshire.

Stocks and shares in many companies including Knutsford Water Company, Baku Russian Petroleum Ltd, the Salt Union, Caledonian Beaching, Midland Railway, Bengers Food Ltd. and Isle of Man Steam Packet Co. which he had banking facilities on the island with Dumbell Banking Ltd. He was a patron of Knutsford Grammar School and a supporter of Bangor Women's Hostel Company.


Original subject matter received from the depositor

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

Cyflwr da /Good condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Stuart Ellison for Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives

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

William Thornton Jones Solicitors records, pertaining to the estate of Edmund Ashworth deceased 6 March 1907.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected

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