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Flintshire Record Office
Bellis, Edwin, manuscripts

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/BE

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Edwin Bellis Papers

Short Title: Bellis, Edwin, manuscripts

Creation date(s): 1542-1970

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 99 items

Name of creator(s): Edwin Bellis, of Holt, Denbighshire


Administrative/Biographical history: Edwin Bellis (fl. 1870-1935) and his family were strawberry growers, based in Holt, Denbighshire.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Edwin Bellis and family, 1542-1970, including diaries and other records relating to strawberry growing, 1870-1935; miscellaneous family papers, 1872-1917; deeds relating to properties in Holt, Denbighshire, 1684-1905; miscellaneous papers relating to the borough and parish of Holt, 1705-1959; and printed material, 1810-1967.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Papers relating to strawberry-growing; Business and family papers; Holt Deeds; Holt Papers; and Miscellaneous.

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 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 Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Edwin Bellis MSS.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: Jan 2004; 12/09/2011

Bellis, Edwin | Archives
Strawberry industry | Wales | Denbighshire | Records and correspondence

Personal names
Bellis , Edwin , [alive 1870-1935] , of Holt (Wales)
Bellis family , of Holt

Corporate names

Holt (Wales)

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