Uxbridge Log Book

Scope and Content

Photocopy of the log book of the packet, the Uxbridge, 1809 October 31 - 1810 November 23. Incluudes details of sailing, weather conditions, names of passengers, and copy letters. The Commender of the packet and creator of the log is named as Colin Jones.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Uxbridge was a packet-boat which sailed between Holyhead and Dublin, conveying mail and passengers.

Administrative information regarding the history of the Holyhead packets can be obtained from Royal Mail to Ireland by Edward Watson, 1917 and Holyhead and the Royal Mail : a postal history by John Cowell, 1990.


Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users.

Acquisition Information

Photocopy acquired through the good offices of Captain Butterworth.


Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.

Other Finding Aids

An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28540

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Related Material

Another copy of this log book is to be found at the Public Record Office. Also, there are similar log books for Holyhead packets at the British Library, in particular, one which belongs to the Uxbridge, 1801-1802 [British Library Add Mss 39771]

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