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Flintshire Record Office
Robins, Albert, collection of Rhyl papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/1313

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Papers of Albert Robins relating to Rhyl and District

Short Title: Robins, Albert, collection of Rhyl papers

Creation date(s): 1909-1997

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 164 items

Name of creator(s): Albert Robins

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Albert Robins (fl. 1932-1992) was a fishmonger and greengrocer in Water Street, Rhyl, Flintshire. He was active in various organisations in the town, notably the Rhyl Chamber of Trade, the Rhyl and Abergele branch of the Royal Air Forces' Association, the Air Training Corps and the Rhyl Evening Cricket League. He married Irene in 1932. During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Air Force.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Personal papers of Albert Robins, 1909-1992; business records, [early 20th century]-1974; leaflets, programmes, menus, tickets and other ephemera, 1950-1995; minutes, accounts, correspondence and other records relating to the Rhyl Chamber of Trade and Commerce, 1947-1995; records relating to the Royal Air Forces' Association, Rhyl and Abergele Branch, 1947-1997, the Air Training Corps, 1941-1996, Rhyl Evening Cricket League, 1957-1993, and other local organisations, 1950-1997; and items relating to Civic affairs in Rhyl, Prestatyn and Rhuddlan, 1951-1993.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: personal papers; business papers; local organizations; civic affairs; and miscellaneous.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain sensitive personal information as defined by the Act.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Papers of Albert Robins relating to Rhyl and district, catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Associations, institutions, etc. | Wales | Rhyl | Records and correspondence
Grocers | Wales | Rhyl | Records and correspondence
Printed ephemera | Wales | Rhyl
Rhyl Chamber of Trade and Commerce | Records and correspondence
Robins, Albert, | of Rhyl | Archives

Personal names
Robins , Albert , of Rhyl

Corporate names
Great Britain | Royal Air Force. | Air Training Corps
Rhyl Chamber of Trade and Commerce
Royal Air Forces' Association | Rhyl and Abergele Branch

Places
Rhyl (Wales)

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