Scope and Content

Papers of George Lloyd, 1796-1974 (accumulated [c. 1900]-1974), including research notes, [c. 1959]-1960, personal papers, [c. 1900]-[c. 1974]; photographs, 1903-1966; negatives, [c. 1900]-[c. 1970]; newspaper cuttings, [20th century]; offprints from Flintshire Historical Society Publications, [20th century]; pamphlets, 1796-1974; and printed material (mainly periodicals), 1848-1973.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Lloyd (1888-1974) was born in Shotton, Flintshire. After attending Hawarden Grammar School, he served as an engineering apprentice with Willans and Robinson, of Queensferry, Flintshire, and later became Engineering Works Manager of British Insulated Callendars Cables Ltd. (B. I. C. C.), at Prescot, Lancashire. He retired in 1953. He served in the Machine Gun Corps in the First World War in the Middle East. He was interested in history and archaeology, and undertook substantial research in his spare time. He contributed several articles to the journal of the Flintshire Historical Society, of which he was Vice-President, and to Archaeologia Cambrensis, journal of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, of which he was President in 1966, including articles on the canalization of the River Dee and beacons on the North Wales coast.


Arranged into the following: original records; notes; personal papers; newspaper cuttings; and printed material.

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 George Lloyd, Shotton, Flintshire, 1954-1974, and by Mrs M. Jones and Mr G. Forber, executors of his will, 1974, 1979.


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Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of George Lloyd MSS.

Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project, updated by Steven Davies at Flintshire Record Office. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of George Lloyd MSS.

Conditions Governing Use

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Appraisal Information

All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Custodial History

The papers were orignally deposited at the Flintshire Record Office on loan. In 1975 this was changed in status to a donation.


Accruals are not expected

Geographical Names