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Major Accessions to Repositories 1997 relating to Legal History

National, Special and University

Aberdeen University Library, Department of Special Collections and Archives

  • Legal style book, Aberdeen, 1722 (3550)

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Elizabeth Fry (1740-1845), prison reformer: letters and annotated Bible (Add MSS 73528-33)

British Library of Political and Economic Science

  • Frank Noel Keen, lecturer: papers rel to international law 1923-57 (KEEN)

Cambridge University Library

  • Charles Henry Cooper (1806-66), solicitor and antiquary: biographical notes on Cambridge alumni and historical papers (Add 9474)
  • John Donohue Fitzgerald (1848-1918), barrister: diary and journal of a walking tour of Ireland (Add 9472)
  • Legal precedents (4 volumes), late 17th cent (Add 9430)
  • Legal cases and precedents in pleadings (10 volumes), late 18th cent (Add 9431)
  • Charge to judges on circuit 17th cent (Add 9433)
  • Treatise on justices of the peace c1619 (Add 9434)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Scots Law Society: corresp 1842-60 (E97.59)

House of Lords Record Office

  • William Allen Jowitt, Earl Jowitt (1885-1957), lawyer and politician: corresp and papers (Hist. Coll. 421)

National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside, Archives Department

  • Liverpool Court of Passage: records (DX/1708)

Scottish Record Office

  • Law Courts Commission, 1815: papers 1731-1823 (COM20)
  • Hamilton Sheriff Court: records 1966-85 (SC37)
  • Kirkaldy Sheriff Court: records 1962-84 (SC23)
  • Paisley Sheriff Court: records 1964-84 (SC58)
  • Stirling Sheriff Court: records 1958-84 (SC67)
  • Tain Sheriff Court: records 1955-71 (SC34)

Local Repositories in England

Barnsley Archive Service

  • Elmhirst & Maxton, solicitors, Barnsley: deeds and clients papers 14th-20th cent (A/1935)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Reading gaol: reports of visiting justices 1787-1801 (D/EX 1452)

Birmingham City Archives

  • Birmingham Magistrates Court (addnl): adult court records 1954-67 (PS)

Buckinghamshire Record Office

  • Francis and How, solicitors, Amersham and Chalfont St Peter: records and clients papers 17th-20th cent (D/FH/A)

Bury Archive Service

  • Alistair James Hendrie Burt MP: political papers 1984-96 (GBT)

Cheshire Record Office

  • Northwich County Court: minutes, registers and ledgers 19th-20th cent (NAN)

Chester Archives

  • Thomas Cann Hughes (1860-1948), solicitor and secretary of the Chester Archaeological Society: corresp and papers (CR 804)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Cornish and Birtill, solicitors, Penzance: firm and clients records 17th-20th cent (CB)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derby prison: records of prisoners 1904-16 (D4737)

North Devon Record Office

  • Bazeley Barnes & Bazeley, solicitors, Barnstable: records incl deeds 16th-20th cent (B127add6)
  • Crosse and Wyatt, solicitors, South Molton: records incl deeds 16th-20th cent (2309add3)

Dorset Record Office

  • Blanchards, solicitors, Blandford Forum: deeds and office ledgers 18th-20th cent (D/BLD)

Durham Record Office

  • Hanby Holmes, solicitors, Barnard Castle (addnl): records 1873-1919 (D/HH)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Yeend & Co, solicitors, Cheltenham: records 19th-20th cent (D7821)
  • Gloucester prison: records 19th-20th cent incl Prison Charity Committee book 1846-1925 (Q/GC)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Sir Arthur Norman Hill (1863-1944), baronet of Stockbridge, solicitor: papers incl notes and records rel to the history of Stockbridge (78M97)
  • Field, solicitors, Gosport: records incl deeds and corresp 1730-1959 (67M97)
  • Kingswell Berney, solicitors, Gosport: records incl deeds 19th-20th cent (111M97)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Lawrence Wright, lawyer, Ormskirk: corresp 1821-26 (DP 476)
  • Houghton Napthen and Craven, solicitors, Preston: clients papers 19th cent (DDX 2161)
  • Swainson Son and Reynolds, solicitors, Lancaster: deeds and clients papers c1560-19th cent (DDX 70)
  • Woodcock and Sons, solicitors, Haslingden: clients papers 19th-20th cent (DDX 1970)
  • Lancashire Constabulary: index to examination books 1925-83 and personnel files 20th cent (PLA 54/1)
  • Lytham Magistrates Court: minutes 1902-34 (PSKH)
  • Nelson County Court: plaint and minute books, records of proceedings 1876-1984 (CYNE)
  • Palatinate of Lancaster Chancery Court, Liverpool District: records incl deeds 1698-1895 (PPLC)
  • Preston prison: registers of inmates and officers 1885-1974 (JAPR)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Benjamin Smith, solicitor, Horbling (addnl): diaries, accounts and papers 1788-1854 (SMITH 15)
  • Holland Quarter Sessions: records 19th-20th cent (HQS)
  • Kirton district coroner: notebooks 1920-1959 (5 BD)
  • Kirton and Skirbeck Magistrates Court: records 19th-20th cent (PS/KIRTON & SKIRBECK)
  • Lincoln prison: records 19th-20th cent (LINCOLN PRISON)
  • Lincolnshire Constabulary: records 19th-20th cent incl pocket books (LINCS CONSTAB)
  • Stamford and South Rutland district coroner: inquest papers 1894-1910 (CORONER/STAMFORD & SOUTH RUTLAND)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Grimsby borough police: daily report of crime 1940 (22/9)

London Metropolitan Archives

  • Woolwich County Court: judges note books, accounts and summonses books 1931-95 (CCT/AK/23)

Manchester Local Studies Unit: Archives

  • Manchester City Solicitor: records 1875-1973 (M626)
  • Manchester Court Leet: records 1552-1846 (M621)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • Manches & Co, solicitors, London: records (4303)
  • Oxford prison: records 19th-20th cent (4255)

Plymouth and West Devon Area Record Office

  • Tavistock Borough Court: presentments 1737-1800 (acc 2225)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Garside, solicitors, Alnwick: ledgers and probate records 1902-76 (NRO 4953)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham prison: governors journals and nominal registers 1911-56 (SO/PN/1)

Rochester upon Medway Studies Centre

  • Martin Tolhurst, solicitors, Rochester (addnl): records and clients papers incl records of the Dean and Chapter of Rochester and minutes of North Aylesford Petty Sessions and the Diocesan Board of Education 18th-20th cent (DE558)
  • Stephens & Son, solicitors, Chatham (addnl): deeds and clients papers 1741-1894 (DE582)

Shropshire Records and Research Centre

  • Minshull Pugh & Co, solicitors, Owestry: records 1824-1989
  • Shrewsbury Magistrates Court: records 1850-1970
  • Shrewsbury prison: records 1875-1969

Staffordshire Record Office

  • Assize case papers rel to trial of Thomas Cooper, Chartist, 1843 (5567)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Royle James Bird, solicitor, Beccles: day books, accounts and clients papers incl predecessor firms 17th-20th cent (Acc 1150)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Petworth prison: nominal register 1871-77 (Acc 10,823)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Dickinson Dees, solicitors, Newcastle upon Tyne: clients records
  • Stanton Croft, solicitors: papers rel to Gateshead, Birtley and Forest Hall
  • Watson Burton, solicitors, Newcastle upon Tyne: deeds rel to Washington New Town
  • Durham County Constabulary: Kibblesworth beat information book 1948-69

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Campbell, Brown & Ledbrook, solicitors, Warwick: deeds and clients papers 17th-20th cent (CR 3397)
  • Tanworth in Arden Association for the Prosecution of Felons: minute and account book 1896-1984 (CR 3388)

Wiltshire and Swindon County Record Office

  • Magistrates Association, Wiltshire branch: minutes and accounts 1960-85 (3018)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Borough Petty Sessions and Magistrates Court: records 1877-1939 (T/PS, T/MAG)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Scatcherd Hopkins & Brighouse, solicitors, Leeds and Harrogate: deeds and other records 17th-20th cent (4158)

Local Repositories in Wales

Anglesey County Record Office

  • Anglesey Constabulary: gwalchmai order book 1890-1903 (WM1779)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cardiff, Neath, Merthyr Tydfil and Swansea Borough Police Forces: personnel records 1920-69 (1997/71, 88)

Gwent Record Office

  • Newport County Court: records incl registers and cause books 1854-1986

Gwynedd, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Carter Vincent, solicitors, Bangor (addnl): records 19th-20th cent
  • Gwynedd Law Society: records 20th cent

Powys County Archives Office

  • Brecknock and Radnor Magistrates Courts (addnl): records 1980-97 (B/PS)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus Archives

  • Forfar prison: plans 1842 (MS 556)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Dumfries and Galloway Police Force: records incl predecessor bodies 1843-1973 (GGD 305)

Local Repositories in the Channel Islands

States of Guernsey Island Archives Service

  • Daniel de Putron, assistant constable, St Peter Port: diary 1848-49

Local Repositories in the Isle of Man

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Castle Rushden gaol: records, from 17th cent (9783)