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Bangor University
Uxbridge Log Book

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS UXLB

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Uxbridge Log Book

Short Title: Uxbridge Log Book

Creation date(s): 1980s [Copy of original dated 1809-1810]

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Unknown.


Administrative/Biographical history: The Uxbridge was a packet-boat which sailed between Holyhead and Dublin, conveying mail and passengers.
Administrative information regarding the history of the Holyhead packets can be obtained from Royal Mail to Ireland by Edward Watson, 1917 and Holyhead and the Royal Mail : a postal history by John Cowell, 1990.


Scope and content/abstract: Photocopy of the log book of the packet, the Uxbridge, 1809 October 31 - 1810 November 23. Incluudes details of sailing, weather conditions, names of passengers, and copy letters. The Commender of the packet and creator of the log is named as Colin Jones.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: Incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level typescript catalogue is available at the Archives Department of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference number : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 28540

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Photocopy acquired through the good offices of Captain Butterworth.


Related material: Another copy of this log book is to be found at the Public Record Office. Also, there are similar log books for Holyhead packets at the British Library, in particular, one which belongs to the Uxbridge, 1801-1802 [British Library Add Mss 39771]


Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2002.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

Mail steamers | Ireland | Dublin
Mail steamers | Wales | Holyhead
Postal service | Ireland | Dublin
Postal service | Wales | Holyhead

Personal names
Jones , Colin , fl. 1809-1810

Corporate names
Uxbridge (Ship)


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