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Major Accessions to Repositories 1994 relating to Building

Bedfordshire Record Office, Bedford

  • Francis Newton Ltd, builders, Hitchin: papers relating to work in Bedfordshire, 1924-89 (Z 839)

British Library, Oriental and India Office Collections

  • Sir Thomas Higham, Indian Public Works Department: correspondence, 1867-1911 (Mss Eur F 0267)

Chester City Record Office

  • William Vernon & Son Ltd, builders, Chester: photographs of buildings built or restored by the firm, 1920s-70s (CR 745)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Musgrave family, Edenhall: estate and manorial records, including papers and rough sketches for rebuilding of Edenhall (including Robert Smirke account), 1796-1830 (WD/ CAT/MUS)

Devon Record Office

  • Devon and Exeter Hospitals: building plans for the Royal Western Counties Institution, Starcross (later Starcross Hospital), 1915-53 (D 5175)
  • N Corry & Sons, stone masons and builders, Brampford Speke: customer ledgers, 1894-1951 (D 5241)

Durham County Record Office

  • Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians: records, 20th century (D/X 1075)

Dyfed Archives, Carmarthen

  • St Peters Church, Carinarthen: articles of agreement between John Nash and Samuel Saxon and Rev John Rogers and others of Carmarthen to rebuild its roof, 1785 (CDX/514)

Essex Record Office, Chelmsford

  • Zachariah Rogers, builder, Earls Colne: ledger, 1890 (D/F 193)

Glasgow University Archives and Business Records Centre

  • WH Dinsmore & Sons, chartered surveyors, Glasgow: financial records, 1875-1972, and production records, 1901-12 (UGD351)

Gwynedd, Caernarfon Area Record Office

  • Lloyd Hughes, local historian: records of Llanfairfechan businesses, including customer account books of Thomas John Owen, builder, 1895-1922 (XM9666)
  • Robert Griffith, carrier, blacksmith and builder, Y Ffor: account books, 1888-1900 (XM9742)

Gwynedd, Llangefni Area Record Office

  • St Michaels Church, Valley: construction records, 1872-1902 (WPE 2)

Hertfordshire Record Office, Hertford

  • Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust: minute books and papers, 1963-90 (Acc 2955)

South Humberside Area Archive Office, Grimsby

  • WB Laughton, builder, Messingham: account and quotation books, 1894-1946 (422 addnl)
  • GF Tomlinson, joiner, Ulceby: account books, 1921-43 (644)

Institution of Civil Engineers, London

  • LG Mouchel & Partners, consulting civil engineers, London: drawings, calculations, etc, relating to eight early reinforced concrete projects
  • F Walley, FICE: papers relating to effects of explosions on reinforced concrete structures in Germany, 1939-45
  • Alderney Breakwater: contract documents, 1847-49
  • Aire & Calder Navigation Co, Leeds, and Charles Bartholomew: papers, c1840-70
  • AE Beers & Wilson Lovatt & Sons: drawings, calculations, etc, relating to Stockwell Bus Garage, 1849-52
  • Bjerrum & Partners: calculations relating to Berkhamstead footbridge and road bridge
  • All England Lawn Tennis Club: Centre Court Stand drawings
  • Matthews & Goodman: drawings and calculations, etc, relating to Regent Road Liverpool silo (Tate & Lyle)

Knowsley Archives

  • SW Lancs Self Build Housing Association: financial records, 1956-57 (KA4/B)

Lancashire Record Office, Preston

  • Tom Watson, architect, Downham: plans of houses and other buildings in Downham, Clitheroe and district, Lytham and Liverpool, 1933-68 (DDX 2028)
  • Anthony Blacklay & Associates, architects, Nantwich: photographs, report and plans of St Oswalds church, Preston, 20th cent (DDX 2045)
  • Marsden Monthly Meeting, Society of Friends: papers, including correspondence relating to building of Bolton Meeting House, 1679-1978 (FRM)

Lincolnshire Archives, Lincoln

  • Aunsby Parish: papers, including records relating to rebuilding of the rectory, 1856, and restoration of the parish church, 1860-63 (Acc no 94/065.00)
  • Horbling Parish Council: papers, including survey of building work done at the New Inn, 1812 (Acc no 94/076:00)
  • Baston Parish: records, including plans, etc, relating to erection of parsonage, papers rel to fabric of church, and school records, including plans of schoolhouse, 19th-20th century (Acc no 94/086:00)

Liverpool City Record Office

  • Liverpool Central Hall: newscuttings, articles, photos relating to construction, 20th century (5071)

Liverpool University Archives

  • Gordon Stephenson, professor of civic design: transcript of tape-recorded interview, 1991-92 (D.635)

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts, Edinburgh

  • Sir Robert Grieve, planner: correspondence and papers, 1939-88 (Acc.10922)

Oldham Archive Service

  • Hartley family, builders, Oldham: papers, 1852-1978 (1994.009)
  • Oldham Brewery: copy plans and schedules for building works to public houses, etc, c1980 (1994.006)

Perth and Kinross District Archive, Perth

  • Sir M MacDonald & Partners, civil engineers, Perth: drawings, files and photographs relating to various contracts in Perthshire, c1950-80

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, Belfast

  • McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd, building and civil engineering contractors, Belfast: additional business records, 1875-1979 (D.2822 add.)

Rochester upon Medway Studies Centre

  • Rochester Cathedral: records, including notebooks (8), with notes by L Cottingham, architect, on repairs to cathedral, 1825-26 (DE.373)

Rotherham Central Library: Archives and Local Studies Section

  • Wickersley Methodist Church: papers relating to building of new chapel, 1960-77 (367/N(Add))

Strathclyde Regional Archives, Glasgow

  • WA Fairhurst & Partners, structural engineers, Glasgow: photographs of projects, Scotland, 20th century (TD1306)
  • Kelvin Construction Co Ltd, constructional engineers, Glasgow: records, 20th century (TD1315)

Suffolk Record Office: Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • FJ Lindley & Co, monumental masons, Sudbury: order books, 1931-51 (HC 541)
  • H Holland Ltd, builders, Newmarket: records, 1941-92 (HC 542)

Suffolk Record Office: Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Homes Ltd, self-building consortium: records, 1953-84 (GF 413)

Surrey Record Office, Kingston upon Thames

  • Epsom District Hospital, formerly Epsom Poor Law Institution and The Oaks: plans, 1930-70 (6203)
  • Leatherhead Hospital: plans, 1957-65 (6203)
  • Charles James Norrington & Son Ltd, builders, Epsom: records, 1913-88 (6259)

Surrey Record Office, Guildford Muniment Room

  • SS Mary and Nicholas Parish, Leatherhead: papers, including two files relating to church restoration, 1871-76, 1891-93 (5215)
  • Edward Mitchell, builder, Shalford: papers and plans relating to the building of houses, including in Shamley Green, 1848-60 (5244)

West Sussex Record Office, Chichester

  • DH Amey Ltd., builders, Worthing: records, 1951-90 (Acc 9600)
  • J Eschbaecher, builder, East Preston: records, 1933-71 (Acc 9727)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service, Newcastle upon Tyne

  • Joseph Carter & Sons, builders, Sunderland: records 1903-80 (DT/CAR)
  • UCATT North East Region: general admissions, 1870-1945, Newcastle branch minutes 1979-88 (2909)
  • Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners, Whitburn branch: contribution book, 1929-51 (2909)

Warwickshire Record Office, Warwick

  • Minutes of Rugby branches of Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners (Woodworkers from 1920), 1865-1994; National Amalgamated Society of Operative House and Ship Painters and Decorators, 1904-13; National Society of Painters, 1936-50

Warwick University, Modern Records Centre, Coventry

  • Oil and Chemical Plant Constructors Association: papers of National Joint Council for the Engineering Construction Industry, 1987-89; and national agreement papers, 1982-88; files relating to informal negotiation with unions and site agreements, 1960-85 (MSS.91)

Worcester Record Office

  • Hodgkinson family: papers relating to renovation of Harvington Hall and the building of the Sacred Heart Church, Droitwich, 19th-20th century (BA 11,561)

North Yorkshire Record Office, Northallerton

  • Thornton in Lonsdale: records, including papers relating to rebuilding of the church, 1933-37 (PR/TNL; MIC 2978, 2980)
  • Huby chapel renovation, 1893-95; Raskelf new chapel, 1893-95; Sutton on the Forest chapel renovation and extension scheme, 1893-95 (R/M/EAW; MIC 2814)