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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Legal History


Birmingham City Archives

  • Winson Green Prison, Birmingham (addnl): records (MS 1815 addl)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Small & Barker, solicitors, Buckingham: records 18th cent-c1911 (D/X 1374)

Chester Archives

  • Albert Edward Wilcock, former constable with Chester City Police Force: diary 1931-46 (CR812)

Devon Record Office

  • Bovey Tracey manor: court baron procedure books 19th cent (5595 add 2)
  • Jackson & Robinson, solicitors, Exeter: records 1814-1963 (5710)

Dorset Record Office

  • Farrer & Co, solicitors, London (addnl): records 1559-1935
  • HM Prison, Dorchester (addnl): visitors, staff and prisoners records 1880-1940
  • Lester Aldridge, solicitors, Bournemouth (addnl): records, incl letter books and deeds 1745-1921

Durham County Record Office

  • Newby Robson & Cadle, solicitors, Stockton-on-Tees (addnl): records 18th-20th cent

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Edward Wotton, solicitors, Ramsgate: records (R 1998/4)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Harland, Turnbull & Roberts, solicitors, Bridlington: probate records c1820-1958 (DDHR)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Holywell County Court: records 1847-1965
  • John Jones of Flintshire Constabulary: papers 1928-47 (1374)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Richard John, Clerk of the Peace for Glamorgan: papers c1930-90 (Acc 1998/46)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Gloucester County Court: registers 1877-1991 (D7867)
  • Gloucester District Probate Registry: registers and cause books 1930-80 (D7867)
  • Newent County Court: registers 1902-48 (D7867)
  • Newnham County Court: registers 1904-49 (D7867)
  • Notary public, Gloucester: registers of bills of exhange and ship protest registers 1885-1988 (D7896)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Farrer & Co, solicitors: papers of Hampshire clients 16th-19th cent (124M98)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Barnet Petty Sessions: court registers 1985-88 (Off Acc 1194)
  • Hitchin Petty Sessions: registers of licences 1932-39 (Off Acc 1199)
  • Stevenage Petty Sessions: court registers and registers of licences 1932-65 (Off Acc 1199)
  • Welwyn Petty Sessions: registers of licences 1932-39 (Off Acc 1199)

Jersey Archive

  • AJ Le Cras, law officer: corresp rel to legal matters 1840-64 (JA/213)

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

  • Clerkenwell Magistrates Court: registers c1950-69
  • Enfield Magistrates Court: registers c1989 (PS/E/T/01)
  • Marlborough Street Magistrates Court: records 1960-67 (PS/MS/A)
  • Middlesex Probation Committee: records
  • South London Quarter Sessions: records 1892-1910

Lancashire Record Office

  • Blackburn Borough Quarter Sessions: record book and list of people exempt from jury service c1900-62 (QBK acc 8321)
  • Lancashire Constabulary: records 20th cent (PLA 54/1 acc 8403, PLA acc 8420, PLA acc 8466)
  • Oglethorpe, Sturton & Gillibrand, solicitors, Lancaster: records 1809-1941 (DDO acc 8311)

North Highland Archive

  • DW Georgeson, solicitors, Wick: records incl minutes, letter books and estate ledgers 1851-1985 (P321)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Claro Petty Sessions: register of licences 1925-38 (PS/C)
  • Pickering Lythe West Petty Sessions: register of licences 1903-37 (PS/PW)

Northumberland Record Office

  • Gibson & Co, solicitors, Hexham: probate records c1800-1960 (NRO 5129)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Eaton-Evans & Morris, solicitors, Haverfordwest (addnl): records 18th-20th cent (PCC/HE/6)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Grants, solicitors, Auchterarder: records c1701-1987

Powys County Archives Office

  • Brecknockshire County Court: records c1840-90 (Acc 1158)
  • Montgomeryshire Magistrates Court (addnl): records (M/PS, Acc 1145)

Sheffield Archives

  • Rodgers & Howe, solicitors, Sheffield (addnl): records 1894-1980

Somerset Archive and Record Service

  • Farrar and Co, solicitors, London: client papers and deeds c18th-20th cent (DD/FR)

South Lanarkshire Council Archives and Information Management Service

  • Keith & Patrick, solicitors, Hamilton: records 1548-1940 (F29)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Burton Family and Local History Centre

  • Burton upon Trent County Court: plaint book 1870-71 (D109)
  • Talbot & Co, solicitors, Burton upon Trent: records 16th-20th cent (D110)

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

  • Talbot & Co, solicitors, Burton upon Trent: records incl clients papers (D5646)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Hanley Quarter Sessions: records 20th cent (SD1023)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Notary public, Bury St Edmunds: accounts 1958-94 (HD 2338)

Surrey History Centre

  • AE Hearns, solicitor, Ewell: records c1939-67 (6407)
  • Atkins, Walter & Locke, solicitors, Guildford: records 19th-20th cent (6403)
  • Barlows, solicitors, Guildford: ledgers 19th-20th cent (6516)
  • Dorking Petty Sessions: registers of licences 1935-55 (4649)
  • Reigate Petty Sessions: registers of licences 1873-1935 (4649)
  • South West London Quarter Sessions: indictments 1971 (4660)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • S Preston, solicitor, Hinckley: records 1882-1908 (DE 5307)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Dickinson Dees, solicitors, Newcastle upon Tyne: clients records rel to South Shields
  • Legge & Miller, solicitors, Houghton le Spring: deeds 1822-1903
  • Newcastle Gaol: particulars of convicted criminals 1873 (PR/NC/6/1)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Walsall Magistrates Court and Juvenile Court: court registers 20th cent (Acc 935)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Slatter, Son & More, solicitors and insurance agents, Stratford-on-Avon: clients' records incl Lowe and Gibbins of Eatington and Slatter of Salford Priors 17th-20th cent (CR 3451)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Petworth Prison: nominal record 1877-78 (Add Mss 51,522)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Owen, Bailey & Hulme, solicitors, Huddersfield: corresp 1937-48 (Acc KC941)


National Library of Ireland

  • SS & E Reeves & Sons, solicitors, Dublin: letter books 1890-1918

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • L'Estrange & Brett, solicitors, Belfast (addnl): mapbooks c1850-95 (D/971)
  • O'Rorke, McDonald & Tweed, solicitors, Antrim (addnl): records c1792-1950 (D/1242)