FLINT CHAMBER OF TRADE, RECORDS OF

Scope and Content

The collection includes minute books 24 Aug 1953-29 Sep 1964 and 27 May 1948-30 Sep1968, interleaved with some annual accounts and newspaper cuttings relating to or of interest to Flint Chamber of Trade; subscription/membership book: 1934-1964; Flint Chamber of Trade Rule Book.

Administrative / Biographical History

The decision to form a Flint Chamber of Trade was made at a meeting of local traders, on 16 January 1934, at Flint Town Hall, presided over by the Mayor, Alderman R W Barber. At the first General Meeting, 30 Jan 1934, Mr D Lloyd Parry was elected first president of Flint Chamber of Trade. According to Flint Chamber of Trade Rule Book, membership of the Chamber "shall consist of professional men, merchants, traders, and their accredited representatives", and objects include "To promote the best interest of traders in general, and to watch over their interests as affected by the action of Parliament, municipal, and other authorities".

Arrangement

Arranged into the following series: minutes; subscriptions/membership

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office and on CALM

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Custodial History

Immediate source: deposited 5 February 2009 by former secretary of Flint Chamber of Trade.