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Lancashire Record Office: 1995 Accessions

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    Public records
  • Blackpool Victoria Hospital: patient registers 1894-1950; specification for new hospital 1933; board minutes 1894-1934 (HRBP 1 acc 7800)

    County Council Joint Committees

  • Lancashire and Western Sea Fisheries Joint Committee (renamed North Western and North Wales Sea Fisheries Committee in 1985): files on pollution, birds 1977, Windscale Inquiry and other matters c1950-80 (CC/SF acc 7782)

    Church of England diocese

  • Blackburn diocese: Diocesan Secretarys corresp files 1872-1990; articles of enquiry in visitations 1985-95 (DRB acc 7827, 7832, 7844)
  • Liverpool diocese: bishops transcripts for Liverpool 1694 (DRL acc 7825)

    Church of England Parish

  • Kirkham parish: parish copy of tithe plan and schedule for Clifton with Salwick 1840 and Newton with Scales 1838 (PR 3219 acc7816)

    Roman Catholic

  • Hornby: plan and elevation of chapel 1821; account of monies bequeathed to presbytery c1820 (RCHY acc 7872)

    Family, estate and personal

  • Blundell of Little Crosby: diaries 1870-1904; estate stewards diaries 1887-89; Great and Little Crosby rent roll 1890; estate plans c1920 (DDBL acc 7863)
  • Kellett-Bowman of Slyne: constituency files of Dame Elaine Kellett-Bowman, Conservative MP for Lancaster 1970-62 (DDX 2067 acc 7878)
  • Kenyon of Peel, Little Hulton: records as listed on HMC calendar 1894; papers of Lloyd, lst Lord Kenyon, incl diaries, legal notes, student notes, accounts, corresp c1740-1802; photographs, builders, quotes and legal papers re Kenyon Hall 1930-35 (DDKE acc 7840, 7856)
  • Molyneux-Seel of Huyton and Liverpool: papers rel to the sale of Huyton Hey estate 1847-1962; papers of Emmanuel Lousada of France incl a Spanish grant of the title Duc de Lousada y Lousada 1846-89; deeds of Carlisle estate, Jamaica 1857; Town Guard orders for Cape Town, S Africa 1901; deeds, sale particulars, corresp and accounts rel to land in Huyton 1755-1944 (DDX 2054 acc 7788, 7811)
  • William Myers, curate of St Johns church, Preston: papers, incl notebook with details of sick people visited; dictionary and notes on Hebrew language; and costume sketches 1809-11 (DDX 104 acc 7780)
  • Edmondson Spencer of Colne, scientist: corresp, photographs and press cuttings 1920-32 (DDX 1863 acc 7857)
  • Lord Rhodes of Saddleworth (1895-1987), Labour MP for Ashton-under-Lyne: papers incl parliamentary trade delegations to China, Japan and Far East; corresp with universities; election addresses and papers 1945-64 (DDRS acc 7790)


  • Dalton (near Wigan): list of Lord Shuttleworths tenants 19th cent; verdict books 1867-84 (DDX 2055 acc 7792)
  • Overton: miscellaneous manorial records 18th cent (DDHH acc 7867)


  • Darwen, Blackburn and Hurst Brook Co-operative Societies: minutes, reports, balance sheets and membership records 1879-1968 (DDX 2075 acc 7912)
  • Thomas Spiby & Sons/Spiby Bros, plasterers, Preston: daily work and account books 1914-60, wages books 1947-60 and annual trading accounts 1921-60 (DDSPB acc 7786)
  • Samuel Smith & Sons, tanners, Colne, fellmongers and leather dressers: business letter book, photographs and corresp c1886-1966 (DDX 2079 acc 7922)
  • English Electric Co Ltd: plans of tramcars built by the company 1938-51 (DDX 2052 acc 7771)

    Societies And Institutions

  • Girl Guides Association: NW Lancs annual reports 1987-94; W Lancs annual reports 1981-86; NW England annual reports 1971-90 (DDX 867 acc 7864)
  • Chorley Scouts and Guides year books 1987-90 (DDX 867 acc 7864)
  • Chorley and District Mencap year books 1988-95 (DDX 867 acc 7864)
  • Rossendale Union of Boot, Shoe and Slipper Operatives: files, newscuttings, reports and other records 1903-94 (DDX 1160 acc 7855)
  • Blackpool Business and Professional Womens Club: minutes, scrapbooks and other records 1943-94 (DDX 2056 acc 7795)
  • Blackburn, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Community Health Council: minutes, files and newscuttings 1974-95 (CHC 1 acc 7831)
  • Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes (rel to vocational examinations): records 19th-20th cents (DDULC acc 7784)


  • Hints for a Biographia Lancastriensis, incl references rel to noteworthy Lancastrians (DP 473 acc 7814)
  • James Browne, soldier in 44th Regt: papers (photocopies), incl diary and corresp (1798-1801) (P112 acc 7937)
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