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Major accessions to repositories in 2002 relating to Legal History


Angus Archives

  • Lowson, Anderson & Craig, solicitors, Forfar: records 1840-c1959 (MS 736)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Ayrshire Justices of the Peace: Commissions of the Peace records, Quarter Session and licensing court records 1838-1975 (Acc.750)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Bath Magistrates Court: court registers 1970-89

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Keene, Marsland, solicitors: deeds of Erith Marshes 1863-1945 (BU/KML)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Bolton Magistrates Court: minutes, corresp and copy notes of evidence 20th cent (Acc 1750)

Bristol Record Office

  • Bristol Law Society: minutes, letter books and scrap books 1770-1959 (41956)

Bromley Public Libraries, Local Studies & Archives

  • Latter & Willett, solicitors, Bromley: register of deeds c1800-1900 (Accession 1271)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • An anonymous notebook on legal matters rel to Canterbury 17th cent (CC/Supp Ms 13)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • Morris Roberts, solicitors, Carmarthen: records rel to Carmarthenshire properties 19th-20th cent (Morris Roberts Sol Addnl)

Coventry Archives

  • Browetts, solicitors, Coventry (addnl): papers (PA2398)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Hart Jackson & Sons, solicitors, Ulverston: clients' papers 1552-1935 (BDHJ)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Bleaymire & Shepherd, solicitors, Penrith: sales particulars and posters and land tax returns c1820-1909 (WDBS)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • HW Cheek, solicitor, Tideswell: memoranda book and diary, early 19th cent (D5480)

Devon Record Office

  • Devon and Exeter Law Society: bills of J W Stoodly, attorney, Exeter 1747-49 (6176)

Durham County Record Office

  • ER Hanby Holmes, solicitors, Barnard castle (addnl): 17th-19th cent
  • Snowball, Tucker & Bibby, solicitors, Consett (addnl): records 19th-20th cent

East Kent Archives Centre

  • George Stone, law stationer: records rel to his business 1849-53 (EK/U67)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • George Wetwan, solicitor, Bridlington: business and family papers c1750-1896 (Accession 4698)

Essex Record Office

  • Duffields, solicitors, Chelmsford: papers of Francis Wood, partner and partnership papers 1909-45 (D/DDw addl, A11148)
  • William Gee & Sons, solicitors, Bishops Stortford (addnl): letter book 1844-46 (D/DU 760 addl, A11046)
  • Chelmsford Gaol: calendar of prisoners tried at Assizes and Quarter Sessions and list of prisoners executed 1767-1848 (A11075)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Morgan Cole, solicitors, Cardiff: claim files rel to Aberfan disaster c1966 (Acc 2002/240)
  • Treharne & Treharne, solicitors, Pentre: records 1761-1968 (Acc 2002/46, 47)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • F Carter, solicitor, Newnham on Severn: office copies and other papers 19th-20th cent (D9250)
  • Sewell, Mullings & Logie, solicitors, Cirencester: letter books and order book 1818-99 (D1388)
  • A E Smith & Son, solicitors, Nailsworth: clients papers 1669-1957 (D2219)

Guildhall Library

  • Ashurst Morris Crisp, solicitors: records incl accounts, family and client papers c1823-1990 (Acc 2002/072)
  • Society of Scrivener Notaries: records incl minutes and accounts c1825-1990 (Acc 2002/055)

Highland Council Archive

  • Fraser-Tytler family of Aldourie: corresp, papers and accounts incl literary papers of Lord Woodhouselee, letter books and corresp of William Fraser-Tytler as sheriff of Inverness, corresp from South African wars 1770-1914 (HCA/D766)

Jersey Archive

  • Jersey Attorney General: complaints files 1990-99 (JA/654)

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

  • Thynne & Thynne, solicitors, London: clients' papers 1793-1939 (B02/009)
  • Brentford and Feltham Magistrates Court: court registers 1965-77 (B02/087)
  • National Council for Voluntary Organisations (addnl): files rel to the Committee of Enquiry into the effect of charity law and practice in voluntary organisations 1974-76 (B02/094)
  • West London Magistrates Court: court registers 1939-96 (B02/054)

Knowsley Archives

  • Huyton Magistrates Court: juvenile and adult court records 20th cent
  • Kirkby Magistrates Court: juvenile and adult court records 20th cent

Lancashire Record Office

  • Mary Hindle of Haslingden, convict in New South Wales: letter 1827 (DDX 2334)
  • Blackpool Petty Sessions: court registers 1958-93 (PSBP)
  • Duchy of Lancaster: records rel to administration of the Palatinate courts 1811-1973 (PPLC)
  • Lytham Petty Sessions: court registers 1930-38 (PSKH)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Hill, Dickinson & Co, solicitors, Liverpool: records of payment, deeds and probate of wills 1780-1808 (Acc. 5627)

North Devon Record Office

  • Bazeley, Barnes & Bazeley, solicitors, Bideford: deeds and associated documents rel to north Devon 1866-2000 (127/10)
  • Coodes, solicitors, Launceston: deeds rel to Littlecote and Northam 1938-94 (664/0)
  • North Devon Magistrates Courts: court registers for the North Devon area 1956-72 (102/1)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Haworth Holt Bell, solicitors, Hale: records (Acc 2002-12)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Montgomeryshire Magistrates Court: records incl minutes and registers 1900-50 (M/PS)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • GF Lodder & Sons, solicitors, Stratford-upon-Avon, agents for the Alliance Assurance Co Ltd: registers of insurance policies 1939-59 (DR 1093)
  • Slatter, Son & More, solicitors, Stratford-upon-Avon, GF Lodder & Sons, solicitors, Stratford-upon-Avon and Henley-in-Arden and Stanley Warden and Tompkins, solicitors, Stratford-upon-Avon: papers 1809-1987 (DR 1073)

Shropshire Archives

  • Hatcher Rogerson, solicitors, Whitchurch: deeds rel to Wem, Whitchurch and surrounding areas and Old Wemians association minutes and papers c1750-1960 (6923)
  • Day book of unknown firm of solicitors with clients in Lilleshall, Edgmond, Donnington, Newport and Shifnal c1834-39 (6958)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Wylye Prosecution Association: minutes book 1798-1865 (3314)


Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) Library

  • Robert S W Pollard, solicitor and Quaker author: statement for registration as Conscientious Objector and other papers c1940-69 (ACC 10978)

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • John Hargreaves Harley Williams (1901-1974), physician, author and barrister: papers rel to his career as a medic, lawyer and writer/medical populariser, incl some work on tuberculosis in the 1920s (PP/WHI)


Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • John Faithful Fortescue Platts-Mills (1906-2001), MP, QC: diaries and papers