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Anglesey Archives
Port of Beaumaris Custom and Excise, records

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WM 1867

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Port of Beaumaris Custom and Excise Records

Short Title: Port of Beaumaris Custom and Excise, records

Creation date(s): 1897-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.006 cubic metres

Name of creator(s): Port of Beaumaris

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Under the Merchant Shipping Act 1835, ports were identified which were required to maintain registers of ships and seamen. Beaumaris, Anglesey, was the designated port for North Wales, but in 1841 Caernarfon was added and became the main port of registry in the area. In 1874, responsibility for registers of ships and seamen passed to the Registrar General. Separate records continued to be maintained of Custom and Excise tolls.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Ships fees and deeds books, 1906-1988; note relating to the lease of certain rights of foreshore at Rhosneigr, opposite Braich Parlwr, 1897.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records appraised for retention.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Anglesey County Record Office, Registrar General of Shipping, Beamaris, Anglesey, Records

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title compiled from content of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following sources were consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office, Minor List, Port of Beaumaris Custom and Excise Records; Gwynedd ships website (www.freespace.virgin.net/r.cadwalader/maritime/c_fon.htm), viewed 21 July 2003.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: July 2003


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Customs administration | Wales | Beaumaris
Harbours | Wales | Beaumaris
Shipping | Wales | Anglesey

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Customs Establishment
Great Britain | General Register and Record Office of Shipping and Seamen
Great Britain | H.M. Customs and Excise

Places
Beaumaris (Wales)

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