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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Building and Construction


Ayrshire Archives

  • Cumnock Model Lodging Housing Co: register of shareholders c1900

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Thurgoland Old Wire Mill (addnl): maps and plans c1900 (A/1877/F)

Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge

  • William Clark & Sons, builders, Cambridge: records 1893-1958

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • AMEC-Tarmac Joint Venture: records rel to listed buildings demolished to make way for Manchester Airport second runway (Acc 05579)

Chester Archives

  • Chester City Council Planning and Building Control (addnl): building applications (DS/3)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Goodwyn & Sons, land agents, architects, surveyors, valuers, London: ledger and awards in disputes about building works (Acc 2093)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Charlestown Estate Ltd, St Austell: harbour and industrial records c1890-1940 (X1038)

Coventry Archives

  • WA Bennett & Son, heating engineers, Coventry: records c1900-70 (PA2060)
  • Wickman Ltd, machine tool manufacturers, Coventry: in-house magazine and product catalogues 1908-94 (PA2050)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • Building Unions, Workington branch: records 1913-74 (YDSo 34)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • New Mills Urban District Council: terrier and building applications registers 20th cent (D4798)

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Alfred Olby Ltd, builders merchants, Ramsgate: records (R 1998/9)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Marsh Road, Rhyl: plan of building sites 1896 (1368)

Greenwich Heritage Centre

  • William Mills & Sons (Builders and Contractors) Ltd, London: list and index of employees 1904-65

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hertfordshire Building Preservation Trust: corresp and accounts 1968-95 (Acc 3394)
  • Thomas Nevett, builder, Buntingford: ledger 1866-70 (Acc 3365)

Highland Council Archive

  • Brora Colliery, Sutherland: records 1878-1964 (HCA/D507)

Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Guild of Memorial Craftsmen: records incl minutes 1937-70 (LMA/4074)
  • JW Falkner & Sons Ltd, builders, London: records 1895-1982

Lancashire Record Office

  • John Leach (b 1825), housebuilder and joiner, of Chorley: papers (DDX 2183 acc 8409)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lincoln City Council: planning permission files and plans c1930-89 (L.C PLANNING)

Merseyside Record Office

  • Merseyside Development Corporation: records 1981-98

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Peacocks, builders and stonemasons, Bolton cum Redmire: accounts 1864-82 (TD 121)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Dennett & Ingle Ltd, builders and contractors, Nottingham (addnl): specifications and bills of quantities 1913-19 (Acc 5413)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Prothero Steel Works, Wednesbury: records 1945-79 (Acc 9826)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire Record Office

  • Charles Linford Ltd, builders, ironmongers and timber merchants, Cannock: financial records 1889-1957 (D5686)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • John S Clark, builder, Oakham: records c1950-69 (DE 5445)

Waltham Forest Archives and Local Studies Library

  • Joel Johnson of Walthamstow (1720-1799), master carpenter and builder: memoirs, copied and transcribed by his daughters Elizabeth Waller and Mary Ann Edwards (Acc 10199)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Birmingham Canal Navigations: plan for cross sections of the Lappal and Netherton tunnels 19th cent (CR 3494)
  • Oxford Canal: plan of intended alterations between Hillmorton and Willoughby 1828 (CR 3494)

West Sussex Record Office

  • APV Baker, aluminium plant and vessel mfrs, Crawley (addnl): records (Acc 11,112)
  • J Linfield & Son Ltd, building contractors, Littlehampton: records 19th-20th cent (Acc 11,357)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • J Wimpenny & Co Ltd, builders, Linthwaite: records 1911-61 (Acc KC939)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Thomas Telford (1757-1834), civil engineer: papers rel to Greenock harbour (Acc 11648)

National Library of Wales

  • Welsh Town Planning and Housing Trust: records 1897-1977 (Welsh Town- Planning and Housing Trust Records)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Stroyer & Adcock, consulting engineers, London: records 1913-86 (ADC/1-32)

Royal Institution of Cornwall

  • Thomas Furse, shipwright, Mevagissey: memoir 1767-1838


Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • James Gourlay: papers rel to Glasgow's water supply, particularly the Loch Katrine project, and Kelvingrove Park 1852-68 (MS Gen 1675)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Geo Monro Ltd, Bucks: engineering drawings (DX493)

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: letters (3) 1844-55 (DM 1811, DM 1817)
  • Sir Alfred Grenvile Pugsley, civil engineer (addnl): lecture notes 1939-68 (DM 1842)