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Flintshire Record Office
Board of Trade, marine maps

Reference code(s): GB 0208 BT

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Board of Trade Marine Maps

Short Title: Board of Trade, marine maps

Creation date(s): 1852-1986

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 328 items

Name of creator(s): Board of Trade; Department of Trade and Industry

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The Board of Trade was responsible for approving plans for works along the Flintshire coast, and in the tidal waters of the Rivers Dee and Clwyd. Works included the laying of cables and pipes, construction of bridges and piers, strengthening sea defences and dredging operations. The Board of Trade's functions were taken over by the newly-created Department of Trade and Industry in 1970. Copies of the submitted proposals were retained as a record.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Plans, sections and related material submitted to the Board of Trade in connection with proposed works on the Flintshire coast, 1852-1986.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged chronologically

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 transferred to Flintshire Record Office have been retained.

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history: The maps were initially transferred from the Department of Trade and Industry to the Public Record Office. After appraisal, they were offered to Flintshire Record Office.

Immediate source of acquisition: Transferred from the Public Record Office, London, 1999 and 2000.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Flintshire Record Office, Board of Trade Marine Maps catalogue; Department of Trade and Industry Homepage (http://www.dti.gov.uk/index.html), viewed 2 February 2004.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Coastal engineering | Wales | Flintshire | Maps

Personal names

Corporate names
Great Britain | Board of Trade
Great Britain | Dept. of Trade and Industry

Places
Flintshire (Wales)

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