Scope and Content

Records of Gwynedd Constabulary (1968-1974). For records after 1974, see North Wales Police (NP and NPA) Records

Administrative / Biographical History

Gwynedd Constabulary was the Home Office police force for the counties of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and Merionethshire. The force was formed in 1950 by the merger of Caernarfonshire Constabulary, Anglesey Constabulary and Merionethshire Constabulary. It was itself amalgamated with Flintshire Constabulary and Denbighshire Constabulary in 1967, the combined force also being known as the Gwynedd Constabulary, renamed North Wales Police in 1974. In 1965, the force had an establishment of 308 and an actual strength of 296.


Arranged into the following: Programmes and Brochures

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Steven Davies for the ANW project.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply

Appraisal Information

All records received at Flintshire Record Office have been retained. Possible transfer to Gwynedd Record Office?

Custodial History

Deposited by Gwynedd Constabulary


Further accruals are awaiting cataloguing

Related Material

FP (Flintshire Constabulary Records), NP, NPA (North Wales Police Records).

Geographical Names