ANW logo

Archives Network Wales

Search the collections:        Search help | Advanced search   | Browse by repository

Browse the indices: Combined(searchable) Personal names Corporate names Places Subjects



[New to Archives?]

[Family history]

[Admin menu]

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Flintshire Record Office  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details

Flintshire Record Office
Lloyd, George, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/GL

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: George Lloyd Papers

Short Title: Lloyd, George, manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1796-1974 (accumulated [c. 1900]-1974)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 270 items

Name of creator(s): George Lloyd


Administrative/Biographical history: George Lloyd (1888-1974) was born in Shotton, Flintshire. After attending Hawarden Grammar School, he served as an engineering apprentice with Willans and Robinson, of Queensferry, Flintshire, and later became Engineering Works Manager of British Insulated Callendars Cables Ltd. (B. I. C. C.), at Prescot, Lancashire. He retired in 1953. He served in the Machine Gun Corps in the First World War in the Middle East. He was interested in history and archaeology, and undertook substantial research in his spare time. He contributed several articles to the journal of the Flintshire Historical Society, of which he was Vice-President, and to Archaeologia Cambrensis, journal of the Cambrian Archaeological Association, of which he was President in 1966, including articles on the canalization of the River Dee and beacons on the North Wales coast.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of George Lloyd, 1796-1974, including research notes, [c. 1959]-1960, personal papers, [c. 1900]-[c. 1974]; photographs, 1903-1966; negatives, [c. 1900]-[c. 1970]; newspaper cuttings, [20th century]; offprints from Flintshire Historical Society Publications, [20th century]; pamphlets, 1796-1974; and printed material (mainly periodicals), 1848-1973.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: original records; notes; personal papers; newspaper cuttings; and printed material.

Conditions governing access: Data Protection Act restrictions will apply to any items less than 100 years old that contain 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. Catalogue is searchable online at:

Detailed catalogue


Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records deposited at Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The papers were orignally deposited at the Flintshire Record Office on loan. In 1975 this was changed in status to a donation.

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. Some of the records and printed material collected by George Lloyd pre-date his birth. The printed material has been added to the Flintshire Record Office searchroom collection.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project, updated by Steven Davies at Flintshire Record Office. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Schedule of George Lloyd MSS.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Flintshire (Wales) | History | Research
Lloyd, George, | 1888-1974 | Archives

Personal names
Lloyd , George , 1888-1974 , of Shotton

Corporate names

Flintshire (Wales)

List of repositories  |  List of collections at Flintshire Record Office  |  Repository home page  |  Contact details