BOARD OF TRADE MARINE MAPS

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

PUBLIC RECORDS.

Plans, sections and related material submitted to the Board of Trade (and succesor bodies) in connection with proposed works on the Flintshire coast (tidal waters of rivers Dee and Clwyd).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Board of Trade was responsible for approving plans for works along the Flintshire coast, and in the tidal waters of the Rivers Dee and Clwyd. Works included the laying of cables and pipes, construction of bridges and piers, strengthening sea defences and dredging operations. The Board of Trade's functions were taken over by the newly-created Department of Trade and Industry in 1970. Copies of the submitted proposals were retained as a record.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Public Record Office, London, 1999 and 2000 via British Data Management Limited

Note

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

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Board of Trade Marine Maps catalogue; Department of Trade and Industry Homepage (http://www.dti.gov.uk/index.html), viewed 2 February 2004.

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Board of Trade Marine Maps catalogue; Department of Trade and Industry Homepage (http://www.dti.gov.uk/index.html), viewed 02 Feb 2004.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply.

Public records. May be copied without any need for a copyright form.

Appraisal Information

All records transferred to Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The maps were initially transferred from the Department of Trade and Industry to the Public Record Office. After appraisal, they were offered to Flintshire Record Office.

Accruals

Accruals are not expected.

Geographical Names