FLINTSHIRE COUNTY LIBRARY PAPERS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Records collected by Flintshire County Library, 1582-1992, relating to the county of Flintshire, including deeds, Dyserth and Meliden, 1763-1873; records of South Buckley Coal and Fire Brick Co. Ltd., 1866-1877; papers of John Lassey, 1869-1877; Halkyn parish records, 1748-1832; correspondence of William Ewart Gladstone, 1852-1884; printed books, 1802-1974; and records relating to Denbighshire, 1820-1956.

Administrative / Biographical History

Prior to the establishment of the Flintshire Record Office in 1951, documents were deposited at Flintshire County Library. The records were transferred to the Record Office as a number of accessions from 1965 onwards.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: Alltami; Bangor; Buckley; Dyserth and Meliden; Ewloe; Flint; Gwaenysgor; Halghton; Halkyn; Hanmer; Hawarden; Holywell; Hope; Llanferres; Mold; Northop; Penley; Prestatyn; St Asaph; Shotton; Treuddyn; Whitford; Flintshire; miscellaneous; Montgomeryshire; and printed books; (1st - 5th accession); Buckley; Caerwys; Deeside; Holywell; Mold; Rhosesmor; Rhyl; Tremeirchion; general; Denbighshire; Merioneth; and miscellaneous (6th accession); Rhyl; and miscellaneous (7th accession). The remaining accessions are unarranged.

Conditions Governing Access

Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain personal information as defined by the Act.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by the County Librarian, County Library Headquarters, Mold, Flintshire, 1965-1996.

Note

Please order documents using the alternative reference number (where provided).

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, County Library MSS catalogue; Versey, A. G., Guide to the Flintshire Record Office (Denbigh, 1974).

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, County Library MSS catalogue; Versey, A. G., Guide to the Flintshire Record Office (Denbigh, 1974).

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply.

Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals

Accruals are possible.

Geographical Names