Scope and Content

All items in this collection are scanned or photographed copies made by Flintshire Record Office in 2010 and printed out for this collection. Originals remain in the custody of the Morris family (as at Oct 2010). The collection contains family papers from the collection of Mr O Morris, including photographs, newscuttings and correspondence relating to the Morris family and a "peithynen" (bardic wooden writing frame) with associated documents.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mr Oscar Morris was formerly Chief Executive of Colwyn Borough Council and later, Clerk of Rhyl Town Council until his retirement in 2003.


The collection has been arranged into the following series: David Parry Morris (Morus Meirion); Peithynen; Family of Aled Morris and Margaret Morris nee Roberts; Miscellaneous Photographs From Morris Family Collection.


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Other Finding Aids

A hard copy of this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply

Appraisal Information

All items have been retained.

Related Material

Photographs: PH/56/683-696; 'A North Wales Peithynen', Clwyd Historian, Spring 2011, No.64.