Scope and Content

Papers of J. L. Bennett, relating to Deeside shipping, 1903-[c. 1975]; photographs, mainly of ships, [20th century]; paintings of ships; and photocopies of photographs and paintings, [20th century].

Administrative / Biographical History

J. Leslie Bennett (d. c. 1986), of Connah's Quay, Flintshire, was a shipping enthusiast, and collected papers and photographs relating to ships operating on the River Dee and the North Wales coast.


Arranged into the following: papers; and photographs, comprising: Connah's Quay, Queensferry, Saltney, Greenfield, Mostyn, Rhyl, and miscellaneous.

Access Information

No restrictions

Acquisition Information

Deposited by A. R. Bennett, Tarporley, Cheshire, 1986. Deposit changed to donation, 1986.


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 deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.


Accruals are not expected