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Collection AF17 - Stornoway Fisheries Office

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Reference code

GB 234 AF17


Stornoway Fisheries Office


  • 1960-1999 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

11.88 linear metres

Context area

Name of creator

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland (1960-1999)

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Scope and content

Records of Stornoway Fishery Office for Stornoway and Barra Districts including acts and regulations, circulars and orders, letterbooks, letters and reports, fish landing returns, accounts, miscellaneous files, correspondence, applications for grants and loans, registry of fishing boats (Castlebay and Stornoway) 1867-1988

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Conditions governing access

Records closed for 30 years from last date in a given volume

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Digital item level catalogue available through the National Records of Scotland catalogue reference starting AF17

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