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Flintshire Record Office
NFU, Flintshire Branch, records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/DM/511

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Flintshire County Branch, National Farmers Union, Records

Short Title: NFU, Flintshire Branch, records

Creation date(s): 1931-1975

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 43 items

Name of creator(s): National Farmers' Union, Flintshire County Branch

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The National Farmers' Union was formed in 1908 to represent farmers and growers in England and Wales. Membership reached its peak in the 1950s, with 210,000. The Flintshire County Branch appears to have been started c. 1931, initially alongside a Hawarden Branch. It consists of several committees, including the County Executive, Finance and Organisation, County Milk, Milk Producers, Canvasser and other committees. The Branch accumulated some photographs relating to the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, which was instituted in 1839.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Minutes of County Executive and other committees, 1931-1974, and of the Hawarden Branch, 1932-1939; accounts, 1946-1971; miscellaneous correspondence and other papers, 1951-1972; Flintshire branch yearbooks, including typed drafts, 1949-1975; photographs of Branch members, [mid 20th century]; printed matter including reports, 1961-1973; newspapers, 1935, 1973-1975; records relating to the NFU nationally, 1922-1973, including circulars, agendas and yearbooks; and photographs relating to the Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society, 1951-1955.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: minutes; minutes (Hawarden Branch); accounts; correspondence, related papers and plans; yearbooks; photographs; miscellaneous; NFU (national organisation); Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society; reports and other publications; and newspapers.

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 sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Flintshire County Branch National Farmers Union Records, catalogue; Archifdy Ceredigion, National Farmers' Union Cardiganshire Yearbook, 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
Denbighshire and Flintshire Agricultural Society | Photographs
National Farmers' Union (Great Britain). | Flintshire County Branch | Records and correspondence
Trades unions | Wales | Flintshire

Personal names

Corporate names
National Farmers' Union (Great Britain)
National Farmers' Union (Great Britain) | Flintshire County Branch

Places
Flintshire (Wales)

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