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Flintshire Record Office
Printed maps

Reference code(s): GB 0208 PM

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Printed Maps Collection

Short Title: Printed maps

Creation date(s): 1577-2016 (accumulated 1951-to date)

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 76 items

Name of creator(s): Various.


Administrative/Biographical history: Flintshire Record Office has collected printed historic maps of the county and elsewhere, including early marine and road maps. Ordnance Survey maps are held separately.


Scope and content/abstract: Printed maps, mainly relating to Flintshire and Denbighshire, 1577-1860, including maps of England and Wales, 1667-[1840s]; map of Wales, 1808; maps of North Wales, [17th century]-1860; county maps, 1577-1868; town and parish maps, [c. 1740]-1833; marine charts, 1689-[c. 1791]; and road maps, [c. 1675]-[18th century].


Language/scripts of material: English, Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: England and Wales; Wales; North Wales; groups of counties; single counties; towns and parishes; charts; and road maps.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

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:


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

Accruals: Accruals are not expected but are possible.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Related material: Ordnance Survey maps of Flintshire are in Flintshire Record Office, OS.


Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds. The archive comprises earlier maps collected by the Record Office.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Richard Burman for the ANW project. The following source was used to compile this description: Flintshire Record Office, Printed Maps catalogue.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: February 2004

Denbighshire (Wales) | Maps
Flintshire (Wales) | Maps

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