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Flintshire Record Office
Lawson, Philip H., Papers

Reference code(s): GB 0208 D/LA

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Philip H. Lawson Papers

Short Title: Lawson, Philip H., Papers

Creation date(s): 1550-1952

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 119 items

Name of creator(s): Philip Hugh Lawson


Administrative/Biographical history: Philip Hugh Lawson (1887-1966), a Chester architect, was a Vice-President of the Flintshire Historical Society and Editor, from 1930, of the 'Journal of the Chester Archaeological Society'


Scope and content/abstract: Records collected by Philip Hugh Lawson, including: Enclosure, Hawarden - Act 1798, Commissioners' Minutes 1798-9, Accounts 1798-1803; depositions and legal papers 1798-9; Enclosure, Hope - Act 1791, Commissioners' Minutes 1791, Draft award (incomplete) 1797; Enclosure, Llanasa - Act 1811; Enclosure, Soughton - Bill 1826; River Dee Copy Agreement 1787; River Dee Misc. Acts 1791-1889; Copy leases re. Point of Ayr Colliery and lands at Llanasa, 1864-1950; River Dee Misc. Documents 1735-1949 (mostly copies); Plans (mostly copies) of River Dee, 1737-1873, Chester and Holyhead Railway 1843-75, Llanasa 1839-51, Talacre 1830-90, Flint canal 1788.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: Acts; Inclosure; Leases; Miscellaneous Papers; Maps and Plans; and Miscellanea.

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 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 Steven Davies. The following sourcs were used in the compilation of this description: Guide to the Flintshire Record Office, A.G. Veysey.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: 04/04/2013


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