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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Building and Construction

National, Special and University

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Wiltshier family, builders, Canterbury: records 1866-1910 (U317)

Science Museum Library

  • George Parker Bidder (1806-78), civil engineer: papers incl corresp (ARCH:GPB, MS 612)
  • George Parker Bidder (1836-96), barrister: papers incl business records rel to docks and mines (ARCH:BIDD)

Local Repositories in England

Barnsley Archive Service

  • William Johnson, builders and contractors, Wombwell: records c1980-90 (A/1956)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Record Service

  • FW Summerford, builders, Salford: records c1920-40 (Z964)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • FW Summerford, builders, Woburn Sands and Salford, Bedfordshire: records incl plans c1908-38 (D/X 1347)
  • Bletchley Urban District Council: files rel to development of Milton Keynes c1947-76 (DC 14)

Cheshire Record Office

  • H Fairclough, building contractor, Howley: records and plans 20th cent (D5457)

Chester Archives

  • New Dee Bridge: corresp of George Harrison, mayor, and Marc Isambard Brunel, engineer, 1826 (CR810)

Croydon Archives Service

  • R Mansell Ltd, builders: financial records, corresp and photographs c1908-90 (AR105)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Gibbons (Dudley) Ltd, firebrick mfrs: records 20th cent (Acc 9059)
  • George King Harrison, brick and tile mfrs, Brierley Hill (addnl): records 19th-20th cent (Acc 9074)

Essex Record Office, Southend Branch

  • James Colbert Ingram, land agent, Southend: papers incl plans of building estates c1890-1933 (D/F218)
  • H Redman & Son, estate agents, Canvey Island: records incl plans of building estates c1900-30 (D/F221)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Shering Builders Ltd, Fordingbridge: records incl day books, accounts, minutes and corresp 1920-75 (69M97)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Mr Richardson, builder, Preston: diary 1974-75 (DDX 1976)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • JG Abraham & Co, property developers: deed books, ledgers and plans (LMA/4003)
  • Higgs and Hill, builders: records 1870-1969
  • Improved Industrial Dwellings Co: registers, minutes, ledgers and journals 1863-1984 (LMA/4013/01)
  • Hampstead Garden Suburb: deeds, minutes, accounts, plans and Dramatic Society papers 1890-1995
  • Metropolitan Association for Improving the Dwellings of the Industrious Classes: minutes, reports and visitors book 1841-73 (LMA/4025)
  • Building Research Establishment: bomb damage files incl photographs and plans 1940-45 (LMA/4002)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Townshend family, Marquesses Townshend: estate and building papers, corresp rel to personal and public affairs 1660-1770 (ACC 1997/16)
  • Oremo Properties Ltd (addnl): accounts and corresp rel to construction of air raid shelters in Norwich 1939-42 (ACC 1997/30)
  • Erpingham Rural District Council: record of war damage to buildings 1940-44 (Acc 13/1/97)

West Sussex Record Office

  • James Longley & Co, builders, Crawley: records c1920-70 (Acc 10.732)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Thomas Ennor, builder, Limehouse: records 1870-79 (B/ENN)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Washington Dwellings Co Ltd: records 1937-73
  • Watson Burton, solicitors, Newcastle upon Tyne: deeds rel to Washington New Town
  • Wallsend Borough: building plans c1969-73
  • Whitley Urban District Council: registers of planning applications 1947-74

Waltham Forest Archives

  • Joel Johnson (1720-99), master carpenter and builder, Walthamstow: memoirs transcribed and completed by his daughter, Elizabeth Waller (Acc 10185)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors: council and committee minutes 1919-90 (Acc2035)

Local Repositories in Wales

Denbighshire Record Office

  • Hughes family of Kinmel: witness statements and notes of arbitration rel to Kinmel Hall building contract 1877-80 (DD/DM/1271)

Local Repositories in Scotland

West Lothian Council Archives

  • Livingston Development Corporation: records incl plans and photographs 1962-97