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Flintshire Record Office
Gwynedd Constabulary, records

Reference code(s): GB 0208 GP

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Gwynedd Constabulary Records

Short Title: Gwynedd Constabulary, records

Creation date(s): 1972-1973

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 3 items

Name of creator(s): Gwynedd Constabulary


Administrative/Biographical history: Gwynedd Constabulary was the Home Office police force for the counties of Caernarfonshire, Anglesey and Merionethshire. The force was formed in 1950 by the merger of Caernarfonshire Constabulary, Anglesey Constabulary and Merionethshire Constabulary. It was itself amalgamated with Flintshire Constabulary and Denbighshire Constabulary in 1967, the combined force also being known as the Gwynedd Constabulary, renamed North Wales Police in 1974. In 1965, the force had an establishment of 308 and an actual strength of 296.


Scope and content/abstract: Records of Gwynedd Constabulary (1968-1974). For records after 1974, see North Wales Police (NP and NPA) Records.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Programmes and Brochures.

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 Restrictions 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 received at Flintshire Record Office have been retained. Possible transfer to Gwynedd Record Office?

Accruals: Further accruals are awaiting cataloguing

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Gwynedd Constabulary


Related material: FP (Flintshire Constabulary Records), NP, NPA (North Wales Police Records).


Note: Title supplied by contents of fonds.

Archivist's note: Compiled by Steven Davies for the ANW project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: September 2009


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