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Major accessions to repositories in 2015 relating to Gardening


Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Eton Allotments Society: minutes 1920-1986 (AR 32/2015)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Queen's Gardens Association, Bayswater: additional minutes, financial and administrative records 1940-2011 (2834)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Skelton Horticultural and Agricultural Society: records incl minutes, accounts and show catalogues 1898-2011 (DSO 355)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Joseph Arrow Smith, nurseryman, Tansley: accounts, plans, etc 1900-1961 (D7874)

Doncaster Archives

  • Doncaster Flower Club: records 1960-2015 (DS/144)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham City and District Beekeepers Association: records c1940-1959 (D/X 2018)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Archibald Morrison & Sons Ltd, market gardeners, Baldernock: accounts 1925-1948 (2015/2)

Essex Record Office

  • Maldon and Heybridge Horticultural Society: minutes and papers 1925-2003 (A14213)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester Flower Arrangement Society: minutes and photographs 1969-2013 (D13737)
  • Hardwicke Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Society: records 1950-2007 (D13771)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Fordingbridge and District Horticultural Society: records incl minutes and membership records c1971-2000 (2A15)
  • Romsey Horticultural Society: membership registers 1979-1994 (60A15)

Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museums Service

  • Lowe and Shawyer Nursery, Uxbridge: records incl financial papers, corresp and company history 1906-1962 (ADB.15.24)

Knowsley Archives

  • Roby and District Horticultural Society: minutes, with some newsletters and rule book 1956-1986 (2015/50)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Evington Flower Club: minutes 1967-1996 (DE9085)
  • Goadby Marwood Allotment Association: administrative records incl minutes and accounts 1857-1880 (DE8944)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Charles Sharpe & Co Ltd, seed merchants, Sleaford: subject files incl wartime regulations and catalogues 1940s (3-SHARPE)

Museum of Croydon

  • Spring Park Floral Group: records of the group's activities incl photographs, programmes and committee minutes 1961-1983 (AR1123)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Bluebell Model Allotments Association: minute books and papers 1928-2000 (Acc 2015/182)
  • Plantation Garden Preservation Trust: administrative records incl minutes and papers of chairman, photographs, newspaper cuttings, management records 1980-2015 (Acc 2015/67)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Joseph Norman Frankland (1904-1995), botanist and naturalist: diaries, essays and notebooks 1928-44 (ZNF)
  • Kirby Wiske Horticultural Society: minute book 1906-1934 (Z.1482)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Jedburgh Horticultural Society: minutes, accounts, news cuttings 19th cent-1977 (SBA/872)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Ilmington Horticultural Society: records incl minutes, accounts and Show records 1945-2008 (DR1410)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Wambrook Flower Show Committee: minute book of the Bewley Down Flower Show Committee, with printed and bound transcription 1914-1939 (A\EAY)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • St Edmundsbury Gardeners Society: minutes, accounts, corresp, news cuttings, leases, photographs, insurance records, financial papers, ephemera 1939-2012 (GC740)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Tettenhall and District Horticultural Society: minutes and financial records 1919-2003


Historic England Archive

  • Philippa Lewis (fl 1976-2015), writer, photographer, picture editor and researcher: slides and transparencies rel to architectural details, buildings and gardens throughout England c1980-2015 (EFC01)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Guernsey Growers' Association: minutes, photographs and papers 1894-2015
  • West Agricultural and Horticultural Show, Guernsey: additional minutes and accounts 1999-2013 (AQ 1466)

Jersey Archive

  • Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society: additional minutes, show records, photographs and papers 1834-1983 (JA/2664)


Museum of English Rural Life

  • Women's Farm and Garden Association: additional records incl administrative records and image collections, membership and property records c1917-2006 (DX2140, DX2152)