Miscellaneous Items: Custom House, Beaumaris and the Beaumaris Festivities Committee

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous Items: Custom House, Beaumaris and the Beaumaris Festivities Committee.

Administrative / Biographical History

A custom house was a building housing the offices for the government officials who processed the paperwork associated with importing and exporting goods, and regulated commerce. Customs officials also collected customs duty on imported goods. The custom house was typically located in a seaport or in a city on a major river, with access to the ocean. The Custom House in Beaumaris was under the government of William Wynne Sparrow of Red Hill.

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 gweddol/Fair condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Helen Lewis 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

These items were found under the eaves of Summerhill in Beaumaris during renovation work by Miss Gwen Coulthard. The items were leant to Geraint Madoc Jones in 1972 as part of his research for a newspaper article on the run up to the 1973 Eisteddfod to be held in Beaumaris.


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected