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Flintshire Record Office
Microfilms Collection

Reference code(s): GB 0208 MF

Held at: Flintshire Record Office

Title: Microfilms Collection

Short Title: Microfilms Collection

Creation date(s): 1970s - Present

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 1356 items

Name of creator(s): Various, in terms of the originals; Flintshire / Clwyd Record Offices instigated production of these surrogates.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Various, in terms of the originals; Flintshire / Clwyd Record Offices instigated production of these surrogates.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: This collection comprises microfilmed duplicate copies of records from within Flintshire Record Office collections and material held elsewhere relating to Flintshire. Major components of the collection are the microfilmed copies of local Newspapers, Flintshire and Denbighshire Parish Records, Census Returns (from originals held at the National Archives. Kew) and Bishops' Transcripts (from originals held at the National Library of Wales). Transcripts of many parish records (especially pre-1812) are also available, and many of these sources have now also been digitised, and are available as online sources.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English; Welsh; Latin

System of arrangement: Arranged in order of production and accession. Census, Parish Records and Newspapers are indexed by name and date in seperate catalogue finding aids.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual Copyright Restrictions Apply

Physical characteristics: 35mm Microfilm Reels

Finding aids: Catalogue is searchable online at: http://calmview.flintshire.gov.uk/CalmView/

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Further accruals are expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

ALLIED MATERIALS

Existence and location of originals: Original Census and other material is held at The National Archives; original Bishop's Transcripts, Tithe Apportionments and other material are held at The National Library of Wales; original parish and nonconformist records, and newspapers, are held at Flintshire Record Office.

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied by contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Steven Davies, Flintshire Record Office. Catalogue input by Mrs Estelle Roberts.

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

Date(s) of descriptions: 03/03/2015


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects

Personal names

Corporate names

Places

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