Archives - document of the month
Each month we will be showcasing highlights from within our archive collections.
Each month we will be showcasing one of the many highlights from within our archive collections. Check back to see which items have been specially selected for you by our staff.
This month’s document is this fascinating little book – literally, it is a little book, measuring only 7cm x 11 cm.
This month’s document of the month is a fascinating cross-sectional drawing of the Holyhead breakwater, drawn to a scale of 5 feet to 1 inch.
This photograph shows the Star of Hope, Moelfre Lifeboat and its crew from 1884.
This month’s document is this charming postcard from 1926 showing Malltraeth High Street.
Christmas is upon us once again – with people rushing to the shops to buy gifts for friends and family, and retailers embark on elaborate advertising campaigns to entice the customer to their shop.
This month’s document is a conviction of 3 mischievous chaps from Holyhead who were up to no good with some fireworks in 1877.
This month’s document is this stunning postcard of Menai Bridge Fair.
Class of Boys from Amlwch County School doing physical exercises [c. 1912]
Visitors to Newborough Beach.
With the European Cup football tournament underway, it seems appropriate to have a football related document of the month.
This month’s document is a fascinating letter sent by Ellis John Troughton in Barbados to his Aunt in Beaumaris. The letter is dated 20th June 1799.
A magnificent photograph of William Williams of Pen Llian, Llanddaniel, seated upon his horse, Berkley Model.
A manuscript entitled Life and History of Owen Hughes and Margaret his wife of Beaumaris.
This month’s document is a photograph of the members of Salem Chapel, Llanfairpwll from 1910.
Without doubt this is the flashiest document of the month yet.
This dramatic and atmospheric image captures a raging storm in the Menai Strait.
Christmas Greeting Card from the Menai Bridge Brass Band.
Programme of ‘The Fireworks to Welcome Queen Victoria and Prince Albert to Holyhead’.
Group of Policemen outside Shire Hall, Llangefni, 1912
The sport of Rugby Union, as quoted in the Encyclopaedia of Wales is “a symbol of Welsh Identity and an expression of national consciousness”; simply put - rugby is the National Game of Wales.
This photograph shows a busy summer scene at Benllech beach from the mid-20th Century.
This month’s document is a photograph Album: Britain’s longest single day cycle race, London to Holyhead, 1951
This month’s document is a photograph of a Horse Sale in Llangefni, 1906.
This month we are going back to the Golden Age of Ocean Liners.
An invitation by the Beaumaris Grammar School Old Pupils Association, to a reunion in the form of a social evening, held at the school.
Document of the Month: Letter and Drawing: James Sparrow, Holyhead to Rev. James Williams, Glangwan, Caernarvon, 1830
Document of the Month for February 2015 is a photograph of a group of Railway Workers taking a break from their work to pose for a photograph.
Poster - Eisteddfod Gadeiriol Môn, Officers