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Flintshire Record Office
Photographic collection of Flintshire

Reference code(s): GB 0208 PH

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Flintshire Photographic Collection

Short Title: Photographic collection of Flintshire

Creation date(s): 1793-2009

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: c.10,000 items

Name of creator(s): Various


Administrative/Biographical history: The Record Office has collected a wide range of images relating to Flintshire, including a photographic collection of the Gladstone family of Hawarden.


Scope and content/abstract: Photographic collection, of photographs, postcards, aerial photographs, stereoscopic views, lettercards, and glass slides, personalities and organisations in Flintshire.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged by parish, into: Bagillt; Bangor on Dee; Bettisfield; Bodelwyddan; Bodfari; Bronington; Broughton; Brynford; Buckley; Caergwrle; Caerwys; Cilcain; Connah's Quay; Cwm; Dyserth; Ewloe; Ffynnongroew; Flint; Greenfield; Gwaenysgor; Gwernaffield; Halghton; Halkyn; Hanmer; Hawarden,; Higher Kinnerton; Holywell; Hope; Iscoyd; Leeswood; Lixwm; Llanasa; Llanasa-Gronant; Llanfynydd; Marford and Hoseley; Meliden; Mold; Mold Rural; Mostyn; Nannerch; Nercwys; Northop; Overton; Penley; Penyffordd; Pontblyddyn; Prestatyn; Queensferry; Rhes Y Cae; Rhosesmor; Rhuddlan; Rhyd Y Mwyn; Rhyl; St Asaph; Saltney; Sandycroft; Sealand; Shotton; Soughton/Sychdyn; Trelawnyd; Tremeirchion; Treuddyn; Tybroughton; Whitford; Worthenbury; Ysceifiog; Flintshire groups, personalities and organisations; and outsize items.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply.

Finding aids: A hard copy of the catalogue is available in Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: Some items returned to their depositors.

Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history: Various

Immediate source of acquisition: Various


Related material: Flintshire Record Office D/DM/338 - J. Crichton & Co. Ltd: Saltney Shipyard photograph albums, 1920-1928.

Publication note: The Archive Photo Series - Flintshire, Mold and Buckley Titles.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project and amended by Elizabeth Pettitt of Flintshire Record Office. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of the Photographic Collection.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004 and amended July 2005 and August 2010

Photograph collections | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names
Gladstone family , of Hawarden

Corporate names

Flintshire (Wales)

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