Deposited and Official Maps and Plans

Scope and Content

Includes: Road maps and plans, 1675 - 1930. bridge plans, 1819 - 1930. railway plans, maps and related records, 1811 - 1960. plans of the Menai Suspension Bridge, 1914 - 1942. electoral maps, [1834] - 1868. sea charts, [?c.1750] - 1957. plans relating to various properties, [c. 1845] - 1968. ship blueprints, 1896 - 1899. plans of abandoned mines, Parys and Mona copper mines, 1856 - 1926. harbour maps and plans, mainly relating to Holyhead harbour, 1811 - 1976. reference books relating to plans of Holyhead Harbour, 1845 - 1866. plans relating to Holyhead library and museum, 1960 - 1964. plans relating to Holyhead Waterworks Co., 1862 - 1884. and plans relating to gasworks, 1910 - 1922.

Administrative / Biographical History

A miscellaneous collection of historic maps and plans of Anglesey, derived from various sources, including Anglesey County Council, Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn/Isle of Angelsey County Council, British Rail, the National Coal Board, Colwyn Foulkes Architects, the Board of Trade, David Cedric Morris Owen, and many others.


accession order.

Access Information

Fe all eitemau sy'n cynnwys gwybodaeth am unigolion a enwir gael eu cyfyngu yn unol ¢ Deddf Diogelu Data a pholisi Swyddfa Gofnodiadau Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn/ Items containing information on named individuals may be restricted in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Anglesey County Record Office policy.

Acquisition Information

Various, marine maps and plans donated by the Board of Trade and its successors.


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 Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Catalogue, Anglesey maps; Hughes, Wendy, Anglesey: Past and Present (Llanrwst, 1999).

Appraisal Information

All records have been appraised and these were selected for retention.

Custodial History

Records WCD 1-103, comprising material accumulated by both the Anglesey Quarter Sessions and Anglesey County Council, seem to have been brought together by the Council.


Disgwylir croniadau/Accruals are expected

Related Material

See also: WQA/BRI; WQA/ROA; and WQA/HAR.