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Name: Denbighshire Record Office
Postal address: 46 Clwyd Street

Town: Ruthin
County: Denbighshire
Post code: LL15 1HP
Telephone: 01824 708250
Web address:

70 documents found for Denbighshire Record Office:

Code Description Date Keywords

plans of piers & docks, 1864-1910

1864 - 1910 leisure

papers concerning the Clio, industrial training ship, 1880-87, including annual reports, 1879, 1882-4, 1886-7

1879 - 1887

correspondence & quantities of slates shipped onboard the Phoenix at Foryd, 1754-8

1754 - 1758 trade commerce ships

typed ms `The Growth of the North Wales Holiday Resorts' by Norman Tucker, 1953

1953   leisure tourism

Ancient Fishery at Colwyn Bay, reprinted from Land & Water of 14 September 1878

1878   fishing

correspondence regarding Richard Edwards, crewman of the Loch Laggon, sailing ship lost in 1874, 1950

1874 - 1950 wrecks

photographs of HMS Devonshire, including of crew at Boston, USA, & other ships including SS Olympic, SS Justicia, HMS Busk, SS Matagama, SS City of Rome, USS Mount Vernon, HMS Niobe, c.19

1918   ships navy America

collection of almost a thousand glass lantern slides & glass negatives compiles by C.G. Caldecott of Wrexham, c.1900-25, including Belgium, Italy & Japan

1900 - 1925 illustrations lighting

letter of Charles M.E. Brinkley, Queenstown, to Evelyn Hutton, Bath, regarding voyage to Ireland, April 1891

1891   correspondence travel

letters of Charles M.E. Brinkley to his wife, Bath, relating to his voyage on SS Arabia from India, 1900, & voyage to Madeira, 1903

1900 - 1903 correspondence travel ships

letter of Charles W.A. Law, Alexandria to C.M.E. Brinkley, Brighton regarding voyage, 1884

1884   correspondence travel

letters of Kitty Brinkley to her mother Mrs Brinkley, Abbotsleigh, regarding her voyage to South Africa onboard the Arundel Castle, 1896

1896   correspondence travel ships

letters of John Brinkley to his sister Sarah, with news of his voyage onboard the Minden from England to India, 1850

1850   correspondence ships

letter of John Brinkley, Kingstown to his daugher Sarah with news that he has seen the Great Britain, early nineteenth century

1800 - 1899 correspondence

two letters of A. Brinkley, Cove to her husband Revd John Brinkley with news of two shipwrecks in storms, 27 February 1827

1827   correspondence ministers weather

journal of a tour from Dublin to London via Holyhead, 1822

1822   travel

letter of Joyce P. Turner Wilson to her cousin Julia with an account of her voyage to Canada, 15 June 1911

1911   correspondence travel

pocket notebook containing diary of a journey to India, c.1884

1884   travel

bundle of letters from Hugh Heaton to his parents regarding naval training at Dartmouth & Osbourne, 1906-9

1906 - 1909 correspondence navy education service

two letters of William Heaton onboard the Adelaide, troop ship, to his mother with account of voyage to Bermuda, February - March 1862

1862   correspondence ships navy travel Americas

appointment of sub-lieutenant to HMS Adamant, 1915

1915   navy ships service recruitment

letters of Hugh Edward Heaton to his brother W.J. Heaton including news of ship life during wartime, c.1914-32

1914 - 1932 correspondence navy service

letters of Hugh Edward Heaton to his parents Col. & Mrs Wilfred Heaton with references to naval training, service on submarines in Malta & the Dardanelles, 1900-32

1900 - 1932 correspondence navy education

letters regarding naval training & submarine service, 1900-32

1900 - 1932 correspondence navy education

three volumes of minutes of business transacted by R.S. Heaton when a clerk in the Admiralty, 1761-2

1761 - 1762 navy service

file of papers regarding naval career of Hugh Edward Heaton, c.1920-1

1920 - 1921 navy service

note signed by Capt. James Watkinson regarding notes for passage & ship's provisions, 1818


journal of a visit to France & Italy, 1784-5, sailing from Dover

1784 - 1785 travel Europe

letter of Henry Zouch, India, to an unknown relation referring to voyage to India via South Africa, 1790

1790   correspondence travel

circulars of Army & Navy Co-operative Society Ltd stores, 1910


description of the royal fleet, 29 June 1666

1666   navy

personal & general letters of Sir William Lowther of Leeds, 1687-1705, including 263, reference to shipwreck of Mr Greenswood, c.1694

1694   correspondence

out-letter book of Sir William Lowther of Leeds relating to cloth trade, 1649, 1653; at back cloth & sugar trading accounts, including accounts of Rotterdam voyages, 1641-7

1641 - 1653 commerce manufacturing

letters regarding naval career of Sir Alexander Dixie, 1909-10

1909 - 1910 correspondence navy service

account by G. Davies to Mrs Park Yates of Ince of a voyage to Japan via Naples, Algiers, Port Said, Suez, Colombo, Penang, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai & Hanchow, 1908

1908   travel

two letters from J.N. Dyne to Edmund Park-Yates, Sandiway, regarding his life onboard ship to Lisbon & comments on conditions in Brazil, 1876-7

1876 - 1877 correspondence Portugal Americas

correspondence including regarding Ellesmere Port sewerage scheme, 20c

1900 - 1999 environment drainage sanitation

diary of Edward Griffith on his voyage to Gibraltar & while stationed there, 1859

1859   travel navy service

letter of E. Wynne Griffith, Gibraltar, to his mother with news of the shipwreck of the Sumpter, 19 April 1862

1862   correspondence ships

photograph of US Marines depositing their standards at St Giles church, Wrexham, 1945

1945   American navy

diaries & reminiscences of Arthur David Foulkes-Roberts, 1915-51, including coastal defence service at Happisburgh, Mundesley & Palling, co. Norfolk, 1916, holidays at Clovelly, 1931, Ilfracombe, 1932, Orkneys & Skye, 1932-3, Norfolk,

1915 - 1951 leisure tourism

typed reminiscences of a visit by J.W. Williams of Ponciau & Cyril O. Jones, solicitor of Wrexham, to a visit to New York onboard SS Media from Liverpool, 20 - 31 August 1950

1950   travel ships

letter of Thomas & Mary Parry, Bwlchgwyn to Ebeneezer & Sarah Parry, Australia, with reference to safe arrival of ship, 6 November 1852

1852   correspondence travel

photograph of HMS Sabre, c.1960

1960   navy ships

diaries of David Swynford Foulkes-Roberts including entries on seaside entertainments at Rhyl & Prestatyn, 1911, Grand Review of the Fleet, Portsmouth, 1924, hovercraft service at Rhyl, 1962-4

1911 - 1964 leisure tourism

letter of John Gibson, Rome, to Joseph Ablett, with reference to shipping arrangements for statue to London via Leghorn, 18 June 1834

1834   correspondence

 photographs of annual outings of the Wrexham Peripatetic Club/Society including to Southport, Blackpool & on the SS Tudno, 1907-36

1907 - 1936 leisure navy ships

diary written by L.S. Williams onboard RMS Umbria, 1893

1893   journal ships navy travel

misc. papers relating to the River Dee Fishery Board, Dee & Clwyd River Board, & Dee & Clwyd River Authority, 1942-9, 1951, 1970-80

1942 - 1980 fishing waterways

accounts of proceeds of sale of work towards the soldiers & sailors held at Waen C.M. chapel by the North Wales Womens' Temperance Branch, 1917-19

1917 - 1919 mariners funds

three glass slides of menus onboard Cunard Line ships, 21 September - 7 October 1922

1922   illustrations food travel tourism leisure

letters written by Corporal W.S. Davies to his mother & family in Brymbo, including from Singapore, India & onboard ship, 1940-2

1940 - 1942 correspondence navy service

letter of unknown writer to William Johnson of Wrexham regarding travel to Gibraltar, Malta, Barbary Coast & India, 28 January 1883

1883   correspondence Europe travel

colour advertisement for sailings of the Rhos-Colwyn, steamer, c.1911

1911   illustrations ships travel

journal of an excursion through North Wales, 1808

1808   travel

prospectus for the Victoria Pier & Pavilion Co., Colwyn Bay, 1899

1899   leisure Companies

bundle of correspondence regarding bonds of Mersey Docks & Harbour Board, 1859


printed list of the Directors of the East India Company, 1855

1855   trade commerce

letter from Prince Louis Battenburg regarding retirement from the navy & emigration of Midshipman Hobkirk to Australia, 30 June 1884

1884   correspondence Royalty service

letters from John Roberts to his family of Gwyddelwern, 1837-60, in Welsh & English, including references to Crimean war, 1855, shipwreck in the Red Sea, 1859

1837 - 1860 correspondence Wales

travel diaries, possibly written by David Williams of Denbigh to Newhaven, Brighton, northern France & Belgium, c.1889 & to Lynton, Bideford, Bude, Kilkhampton, Padstow, Land's End & the Isles of Scilly, c.1910

1910   journals

travel diary by Edwin John & Emma Maria Reynolds of Manchester of holiday in North Wales, 1890

1890   journals leisure tourism

extract from adjustment & apportionment of recovery applying to cargo following to collision of SS Graphic with SS Balsam in Belfast Lough which occurred on 3 June 1923, 30 September 1927

1923 - 1927 ships ownership

poster advertising attractions on Colwyn Bay Pavilion pier during a solar eclipse, 29 June 1927

1927   leisure astronomy

critical appreciation of book on voyages of Lord Anson, c.1750

1750   travel publications
DD/CP/576-7, 580

three bundles of share certificates in the St George Steam Packet Navigation Company & papers regarding its dissolution, 1834-5, 1842-4

1834 - 1844 ownership
DD/CP/429, 439

deeds regarding Skerries lighthouse, Anglesey, 1756, 1788

1756 - 1788 ownership

page from an account book of freight charge for Chester boats, 1807

1807   trade commerce cargo

bundle of correspondence & papers, including estimates & plants, concerning construction of a tramway & storage bins on the wharf, Porthmadog, for Caernarfonshire Granite Quarries Ltd, 1902

the River Dee

1902   transport docks

petition of the Mayor, Aldermen & Burgesses of Wrexham to the House of Lords regarding the Dee Conservancy Bill, 1889

1889   parliament