Anglesey Archives

Plas Newydd Collection of Anglesey County Council Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WDAR

Held at: Anglesey Record Office

Title: Plas Newydd Collection of Anglesey County Council Papers

Short title: Plas Newydd collection of Anglesey County Council papers

Dates of creation: 1887-1980

Level of description: Fonds

Extent and medium: 0.283 cubic metres (284 items)

Name of creator(s): UCNW Archives Department; Anglesey County Council; Arfon Borough Council


Administrative and 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.


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.


Language/script: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: 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.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue, Plas Newydd Papers, are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Caernarfon Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.
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Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Unknown

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

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

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by the Community Project scheme, October 1983.


Related units of description: Further papers are Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, WCC, WCM, Anglesey County Council, Miscellaneous and Minutes.


Note: Title supplied from location of cataloguing project and content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Catalogue, Plas Newydd Papers; h2g2 website (, viewed 26 June 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of description: June 2003



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