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Major accessions to repositories in 2000 relating to Legal History


Ayrshire Archives

  • William Adair: notebooks and legal papers 1635-70 (Acc 483)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Reading Prison (addnl): records 1878-1966 (P/RP1)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Dyfed-Powys Police: records 19th-20th cent

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Cheshire Constabulary: petitions re retention and removal of police officers 1876-78 (CJP)
  • Leftwich Petty Sessions: registers of licences 1874-90 (QPL)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Gill Askaster, solicitors, Plymouth: clients papers 19th-20th cent (AD1328)
  • John Pethybridge & Son, solicitors, Bodmin and Plymouth: records 20th cent (AD1317)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Harding & Co, solicitors, Croydon: cash journals and tenancy agreement 1903-39 (Acc No 555)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham Constabulary (addnl): records 20th cent
  • Durham Quarter Sessions: indictment roll 1628-29

East Kent Archives Centre

  • Knocker, Elwin & Lambert, solicitors, Dover: records 1616-1940 (EK/U844)
  • Williamson & Barnes, solicitors, Deal: papers 1464-1927 (EK/U725)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Mold County Court: records 1856-1970

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Glamorgan Constabulary (addnl): records incl personnel files 20th cent

Hampshire Record Office

  • Warner, Goodman and Streat, solicitors, Fareham: legal and client papers 17th-19th cent (8A00)

Highland Council Archive

  • Anderson, Shaw & Gilbert, solicitors, Inverness: practice and clients records 19th-20th cent (HCA/D586)

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

  • Brent Magistrates Court (addnl): court registers 1987-89 (B00/051)
  • Enfield Magistrates Court (addnl): registers 1990 (B00/029)
  • Greenwich Magistrates Court (addnl): registers 1980 (B00/078)
  • HM Prison, Wandsworth (adnl): registers and papers 1804-1968 (ACC/3444)
  • Marylebone Magistrates Court (addnl): registers 1968-89 (PS/MAR)
  • Uxbridge Magistrates Court (addnl): court registers 1978-86 (B00/002)

Lancashire Record Office

  • William Simmons, Inspector, Lancashire Constabulary: certificates 1904-46 (DDX 2267)
  • Dorothy Heatons, solicitors, Preston: client ledgers and other office records 1949-68 (DDX 2238)
  • Accrington police: declaration of loyalty book 1881-1942 (MBAC)
  • Blackburn police: discipline book 1920-68 (PLA 55)
  • Blackpool police: discipline books 1934-68 (PLB)
  • Burnley police: discipline book 1920-68 (PLBU)
  • Lancashire Constabulary: misc personnel and other records 1875-2000 (PLA)
  • Lancaster Petty Sessions: annual rotas 1990-95 (PSL)
  • Preston police: misc records incl defaulters registers 1929-69 (PLA 51)
  • Rochdale police: discipline book 1962-69 (PLRO)
  • Southport police: discipline and complaints books 1921-69 (CBSO)
  • St Helens police: discipline book 1941-69 (CBSH)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Hillsborough Stadium Disaster Inquiry: papers rel to the judicial scrutiny of evidence (copies) 1989 (Accs 5835, 5415-16)

Northamptonshire Record Office

  • Weekley and Warkton District Felons Association (addnl): records 1913-90

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford City Coroner: daily records 1908-44 (4715)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Magistrates courts: registers 1909-99 (T/PS addl)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Graham & Finlayson, solicitors, Crieff: legal papers c1700-1920

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Warley Magistrates Court (addnl): adoption records and court registers 1931-95 (Acc 0020, 0043)
  • West Bromwich Magistrates Court: court registers 1881-1994 (Acc 0044, 0065)

Shetland Archives

  • Charles Joseph Galliari Rampini (1840-1907), sheriff of Dumfries and Galloway: professional, literary and personal papers (5 vols)

Stirling Council Archives Services

  • John Riddell, peerage lawyer and genealogist: letters and related papers to Sir Archibald Edmonstone rel to genealogy of the Edmonstones of Duntreath 1828-51 (1 vol) (PD167)

Surrey History Centre

  • Hubert Rendell, police inspector: diaries, incl record of police work in Woking, Ripley and Caterham 1903-55 (6815)
  • Dorking County Court: records 1888-1970 (6880)
  • Reigate County Court: records 1865-1984 (6880)
  • Surrey Special Constabulary, Woking 'F' Division, Byfleet Section: corresp 1939-49 (6890)

Tameside Archive Service

  • Lancashire Constabulary: warrant book 1966-67 (Acc2883)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Moss Solicitors, Loughborough: letter books, insurance papers, bills, corresp and papers 1909-52 (DE 5853)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Houghton-le-Spring Magistrates Court: Domestic Court registers 1975-88 (Acc no 3762)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Addison, Jesson & Cooper, solicitors, Walsall: records (Acc 991)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Alcester Petty Sessions: public houses licensing files 1916-92 (CR 3643)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Vincent HO Jackson & Son, solicitors, Littlehampton: ledgers 1950-65 (Acc 11877)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Harrison & Tordoff, solicitors, Bradford: clients records, incl will and diocesan records 19th-20th cent (65D99)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield Headquarters

  • Bradford City Police: records c1865-1997 (A476)
  • Huddersfield Borough Police: records 1840-1968 (A482)
  • Leeds City Police: records 1935-74 (A483)
  • Wakefield City Police: records 1965-68 (A485)
  • West Riding Constabluary: records 1867-1968 (A486)
  • West Yorkshire Constabulary: records 1969-74 (A489)
  • West Yorkshire Metropolitan Police: records 1941-89 (A487)
  • West Yorkshire Police: records 1986-92 (A488)

Wirral Archives

  • Bromborough, Wallasey and Birkenhead Magistrates Courts: court registers 1927-81 (Acc1447)


National Archives of Scotland

  • John Elder, WS, Edinburgh: letter book 1887-88 (GD1/1272)
  • Lord Advocate: applications and petitions to him 1866-76 (GD1/1241)
  • Moray Justices of the Peace: records 1763-1978 (JP10)
  • Royal Commission of inquiry into duties and fees of law court officials in Scotland: reports 1815-21 (COM20)
  • Royal Commission of inquiry into law courts in Scotland: reports 1834-39 (COM26)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • HM McCormick, clerk of the Crown: notebook (D/4250)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Stephen Herbert Gatty (1849-1922), Chief Justice of Gibraltar: family letters 1899-1904 (Add MS 9574)
  • English legal case opinions or exercises 17th cent (Add MS 9583)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir Dingle Mackintosh Foot (1905-1978), lawyer and politician (addnl): papers (DGFT)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Tindal, Oatts & Rodger, solicitors, Glasgow: annual reports and accounts 1919-52 (ACC1898)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Christopher Price, former MP, educationalist and journalist (addnl): files rel to miscarriages of justice 1969-99

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Ian Loader, criminologist: research papers 1997-99 (LOADER)
  • Labour Campaign for Criminal Justice: minutes and financial records 1993-98 (LCCJ)
  • Policemen and Society: research papers rel to study carried out by Maureen Cain c1952-62 (POLICEMEN AND SOCIETY)