Amlwch Trade Directories
These pages contain information from some of the Trade Directories for Amlwch in the 19th century. The Trade directories contains the names,address and occupation of the most important members of the commercial trades. It is interesting to watch how the trades and skills offered over the century changed in response to developments in the world around them. (Use CRTL+F to search)
1823 General Gazetteer
AMLWCH, a seaport town of North Wales, on the north side of the isle of Anglesey. Inexhaustible copper mines are 2 miles distant, in the Parys mountain. These were opened in 1768, from which period this town has rapidly increased. The port, which has been cut out of the rock, can contain 30 vessels, 200 tons burthen each. Population 4629.