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Major accessions to repositories in 2000 relating to Building and Construction


Aberdeen City Archives

  • George Bennett Mitchell & Son, architects, Aberdeen: architectural drawings, specifications and schedules, contract and cash books, valuation reports and reports on churches under 1925 Church of Scotland Act 1904-71

Bury Archive Service

  • H Haworth, builder, Ramsbottom: accounts c1950-70 (BHH)
  • Bury Metropolitan Borough Council Planning Department: building and development control plans (fiche) 1994-1996 (ABM)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • WR Ellis, builder, Whitchurch: records, incl architects and builders plans for proerties in Hardwick, Whitchurch and Winslow c1905-55 (D/X 1489)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • E Timmins & Sons Ltd, engineers, ironfounders, pumping machinery manufacturers and well borers, Runcorn: work diaries and plans 19th-20th cent (D 5967)
  • Ellesmere Port Borough Council: building control plans and planning files 20th cent (LBE)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Stanley Halls and Technical and Trade School, Croydon: plans, elevations, designs and corresp c1902-08 (Acc No 548)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • St Bees Theological College (addnl): papers rel to library building expenses 1864 (YDEC 2/2)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • JL Bakewell, architect, Belper: records 20th cent (D5265)
  • Slater Bros, carpenters and joiners, Matlock: day books 1931-50 (D5269)
  • Desmond Thornhill, architect, Matlock: records 20th cent (D5189)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • John E Dickenson: brochure, photographs and memoir rel to building of Tongland dam and power station 1934-84 (GGD326, GGD342)

Essex Record Office

  • Cecil Hewett, author: corresp rel to the editing of his book English Cathedral and Monastic Carpentry 1983-88 (D/DU 1953; A10549)
  • Basildon Development Corporation (addnl): maps and plans c1963-69 (D/DU 1998; A10817)
  • William Clark & Sons, builders, Cambridge: estimates and plans for work in Essex 1905-23 (D/F 238; A10795)
  • Bernard Mann, builder, Goldhanger: accounts 1945-1968 and letter book 1939-1940 (D/F 242; A10655)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Buckley Brick & Tile Co: accounts 1918-42 (1426)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Evan Jones & Son, timber merchants: records (XM10976)

Highland Council Archive

  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board: plans of principal schemes 1945-67 (HCA/D606)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • James Ball & Son, builders, Cowes and Newport: deeds, plans, specifications and estimates 1730-1950 (AC 2000/86)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Rendbourne Ltd, property developers, Chorley: records rel to Central Lancashire Development Corporation development project in Clayton-le-Woods 1980-87 (DDX 2243)

London Borough of Sutton Archives

  • CH Runnalls & Sons Ltd, builders, Sutton (addnl): records 20th cent (Acc 487)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • John Mumforth, builder, Bromakin Grange: farm account book 1773-83 (Z1026)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Johnson family, carpenters and joiners, Clay Coton and Welford: account books 1748-1863
  • John Laing Construction plc, building and civil engineers, London: records 20th cent

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Sir Charles Nicholson Group, architects, London: records 19th-20th cent (Accs 5749, 5754)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • T Partington & Sons Ltd, builders: photos, plans and corresp 1887-2000 (D-AAM)
  • Taylor, Roberts, Bowman, architects: account book, plans, negatives and photos 20th cent (D-AAT)

Surrey History Centre

  • FH Woods & Sons, builders, Albury: records, incl plans and business records c1901-59 (6883)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • En-Tout-Cas Ltd, sports facility constructors, Syston: minutes, share records, financial records, contract boks, property papers and other records 1912-96 (DE 5860)
  • A Ward, building contractor, Sileby: accounts, wage books, plans, contract books and other records c1920-92 (DE 5861)

Warrington Library, Museum and Archives Service

  • Stockton Heath Library: plans, sketches and details of proposed extension 1999 (MS 2819)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Thomas Nelson & Son, slaters and slate merchants, Bradford and Keighley: records 1899-1956 (13D99)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Daniel Peel & Son, painters, Elland: time sheets 1927-34 (MISC1007)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Broadbent Brothers, plasterers, tilers and slaters, Moldgreen: records, incl ledgers and job books 1885-1980 (KC991)
  • William Mallinson & Sons, builders and quarry owners, Lockwood and Crosland Moor: records, incl business diaries, corresp and accounts 1881-1951 (KC999)


Science Museum Library

  • Hooper & Co (Coachbuilders) Ltd, London: misc items rel to history of the company c1961 (MS 228)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • John Provis, civil engineer: notebooks (6 vols) rel to work on Holyhead road and Menai bridge 1821-26
  • Coode Blizzard, consulting engineers, London: corresp, plans, reports and papers rel to harbour and navigation work in the UK, Africa and Asia 1856-1985

NHS Greater Glasgow Archives

  • Dominic William Andrew McCreadie (addnl): personal papers rel to hospital construction and design 1947-89 (HB 78)


London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room

  • William A Adams (1821-1896), engineer (addnl): family corresp (Acc no A662)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • National Federation of Building Trades Operatives: records, incl minutes and circulars 1921-71 (MSS 78/NFBTO)