DENBIGHSHIRE AND FLINTSHIRE AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY RECORDS

Scope and Content

Records of the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, 1839-1966, including minutes, 1839-1966; annual accounts, 1866-1895; balance sheets, 1925-1967; list of subscribers, 1872-1894; lists of members and subscribers, 1900-1962; catalogues and lists relating to annual shows, 1888-1973; entry books, 1880-1896; and records relating to Caerwys & District Agricultural Society, 1948-1958.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society was formed in 1839, following a meeting at the Black Lion Hotel in Mold, Flintshire. Its aim was to promote agriculture by offering prizes for the best cultivated farms and crops, labourers of good character, etc., at annual meetings. Every year, a show of agriculture, horticulture & related rural activities, is held. The secretary of the Society was also secretary of Caerwys & District Agricultural Society, which was dissolved in 1958.

Arrangement

Arranged into the following: minutes; annual accounts; balance sheets; list of subscribers; lists of members and subscribers; annual shows; entry books; miscellaneous; Mold Local Committee; and Caerwys & District Agricultural Society.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited on indefinite loan by the Secretary, Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, Midland Bank Chambers, Holywell, in February 1973.

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

Appraisal Information

All records have been retained

Custodial History

A few items have been returned to the depositor

Accruals

Accruals are not expected

Related Material

Flintshire Record Office, D/GW/507-9

Geographical Names