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Flintshire Record Office
Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/352

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society Records

Short Title: Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, records

Creation date(s): 1839-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 183 items

Name of creator(s): Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society was formed in 1839, following a meeting at the Black Lion Hotel in Mold, Flintshire. Its aim was to promote agriculture by offering prizes for the best cultivated farms and crops, labourers of good character, etc., at annual meetings. Every year, a show of agriculture, horticulture & related rural activities, is held. The secretary of the Society was also secretary of Caerwys & District Agricultural Society, which was dissolved in 1958.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, 1839-1966, including minutes, 1839-1966; annual accounts, 1866-1895; balance sheets, 1925-1967; list of subscribers, 1872-1894; lists of members and subscribers, 1900-1962; catalogues and lists relating to annual shows, 1888-1973; entry books, 1880-1896; and records relating to Caerwys & District Agricultural Society, 1948-1958.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; annual accounts; balance sheets; list of subscribers; lists of members and subscribers; annual shows; entry books; miscellaneous; Mold Local Committee; and Caerwys & District Agricultural Society.

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 in Flintshire Record Office.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: A few items have been returned to the depositor

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited on indefinite loan by the Secretary, Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, Midland Bank Chambers, Holywell, in February 1973.

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material: Flintshire Record Office, D/GW/507-9

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Annette Strauch for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Catalogue of Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society Records; Denbighshire County Council website (www.denbighshire.gov.uk), viewed 16 January 2004.

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
Agriculture | Wales | Denbighshire | Societies, etc.
Agriculture | Wales | Flintshire | Societies, etc.
Caerwys and District Agricultural Society | Records and correspondence
Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Caerwys & District Agricultural Society
Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society

Places
Denbighshire (Wales)
Flintshire (Wales)

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