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Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey County Council

Catalogues, guides and indexes

Lists of catalogues, newspapers, parish registers and chapels that can help you prepare your research.

Archives are the records of official bodies, companies, societies and individuals which have been identified as being worthy of permanent preservation. They were not created specifically to meet the needs of researchers, but if studied carefully they can be used to answer many questions about the period in which they were produced.

What sort of archives do we have?

The Anglesey Archive Service holds documents dating from the sixteenth century to the present day. The most popular types of material relating to Anglesey include:

  • census returns
  • parish records
  • records of non conformists
  • land tax records
  • maps
  • photographs
  • records of local government
  • education records
  • crew lists
  • newspapers

Lists of catalogues, newspapers, parish registers and chapels are available to download at the bottom of this page as PDF files.

New accessions

The following records have been listed during the last few months and are now available for viewing - please see the downloadable PDF’s at the bottom of this page.


Access is free and there are no restrictions on who can use the Record Office. However, users are expected to follow the rules of the office.


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