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Flintshire Record Office
Gerald Davies & Oakes collection of Flintshire deeds

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/GD

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Gerald Davies & Oakes, Solicitors, Deeds

Short Title: Gerald Davies & Oakes collection of Flintshire deeds

Creation date(s): 1790-1957

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 142 items

Name of creator(s): Gerald Davies & Oakes, Solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history: Gerald Davies & Oakes, Solicitors, were based in Holywell, Flintshire, and in the course of their work accumulated deeds relating to properties in Flintshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Deeds, 1790-1957, relating to properties mainly in Flintshire, including Ysceifiog, 1795-1926; Flint, 1875-1902; Holywell, 1855-1920; Halkyn, 1790-1957; Northop, 1880-1924; Caerwys, 1811-1921; Caerwys, Northop and Llanefydd, 1834-1875; Llanasa and Trelawnyd, 1852-1922; Bagillt, 1892-1908; Ffynnongroyw, 1892-1911; Whitford, 1888-1929; and Greenfield, 1874-1932.


Language/scripts of material: English, Welsh

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following groups: Group One, Ysceifiog deeds; Group Two, Flint and Holywell deeds; Group Three, Halkyn, Holywell, and miscellaneous deeds; Group Four, Caerwys, Northop and Llanefydd, Halkyn, Llanasa, Trelawnyd and Ysceifiog deeds; Group Five, Bagillt, Caerwys and Ffynnongroyw deeds, Group Six, Halkyn and Whitford deeds; Group Seven, Caerwys, Greenfield, Halkyn, Northop and Ysceifiog deeds; Group Eight, Nannerch and Ysceifiog deeds; and Group Nine, Halkyn, Holywell, Llanasa, Northop and Whitford deeds.

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 this catalogue is available at Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue is searchable online at:


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected,

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:



Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

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

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

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2004

Deeds | Wales | Flintshire
Gerald Davies & Oakes | Archives

Personal names

Corporate names
Gerald Davies & Oakes

Caerwys (Wales)
Halkyn (Wales)
Holywell (Wales)
Northop (Wales)
Whitford (Wales)
Ysceifiog (Wales)

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