National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales preserves and celebrates the sound and moving image heritage of Wales, making it accessible to a wide range of users for enjoyment and learning. Its film collection reflects every aspect of the nation’s social, cultural and working life across the 20th century, giving a fascinating insight into Welsh filmmaking, both amateur and professional.
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The "Alert" and Harbour Works
It’s all hands to the bucket, including those of the 6th Marquis of Anglesey who is helping with the dredging of his harbour at Plas Newydd.
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The delights of dredging: men fill buckets with sludge that is being pickaxed out of the harbour at Plas Newydd, seat of the Anglesey family at Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll. The buckets are carried away by pulley, their contents tipped over a wall. The 6th Marquis of Anglesey – Charles Henry Alexander Paget – is there too, getting his hands dirty. His boat, the “Alert”, can be seen in the harbour.