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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Building and Construction


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • London Borough of Barking and Dagenham, Planning Department: registers of deposited plans and building consents, material rel to postwar redevelopment in Barking and to building Dagenham Civic Centre 1899-1977

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Oxspring Parish Council (addnl): minutes, accounts, plans and papers rel to David Wilson Houses Development 1937-2003 (A/2000)

Carmarthenshire Archive Service

  • John Lloyd, builder, Carmarthen: day books, journals and trade catalogues c1850-89 (7717)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Alwen Dam: visitor's book, ledger and construction photographs c1911-59 (CX146, CMaps & Plans 30, CP158)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Old Pals Building Fund, Barrow: minutes 1945-61 (BDSo 102)

Denbighshire Record Office

  • R Ellis & Son Ltd, painting and decorating contractors, Ruthin: visitors' book 1883-1947 (DD/DM/1483)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Butterley Co Ltd, colliery owners, iron founders, mechanical engineers and brick manufacturers, Ripley (addnl): records incl ledgers 19th-20th cent (D5974)

Durham County Record Office

  • WD & R Allison & Sons, building contractors, Whitburn: records 19th-20th cent

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Dossor, consulting engineers, York: working plans and drawings 20th cent (Acc 4792)

East Sussex Record Office

  • MEPC plc, property and development company: records 1818-1969 (ACC 8762)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • James D Gibson, surveyor, Edinburgh: cash book 1893-1930 (Acc 630)
  • George Rattray, civil engineer: project files 1950-70 (Acc 623)

Essex Record Office

  • Baker & Sons, builders and undertakers, Danbury: records 1878-1977 (D/F 268)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • LJ Watts Ltd, monumental masons, Colchester (addnl): records c1866-1998 (D/F 233 addl)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • South Wales Institute of Engineers: minutes, accounts, corresp and lists of members 1857-1992 (D217)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Platt & Fielding Ltd, engineers, Gloucester (addnl): minutes, order books and papers 1920-2000 (D 7338)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • William Parry, quarryman at Ffestiniog slate quarry: diary 1922-25 (5733)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Winchester Cottage Improvement Society Ltd (addnl): minutes, accounts, registers and other records 1910-2000 (9M89W)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Welwyn Builders Ltd, Welwyn Garden City: plans, brochures and photographs of houses being constructed at Welwyn Garden City 1920-30 (Acc 3991)

Hounslow Local Studies Service

  • List of carpenter's works at a house in Turnham Green c1721-22 (110)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Twymans, builders, Freshwater: ledgers c1902-07 (AC 2003/28)

Lancashire Record Office

  • JH Richardson, builder, Lytham St Annes: diaries 1976-80 (DDX 1976 acc 9342)
  • Robert, William and Thomas Fielding, builders and stonemasons, Blackpool: deeds to Layton Villa, Hoo Hill, Layton with Warbreck and land in various parts of Blackpool 1830-1921 (DDX 2394 acc 9383)
  • Robert Howarth, joiner, Colne: records 1928-46 (DDX 752 acc 9281)
  • Henry Trickett, builder and contractor, Crawshaw Booth: records 1922-56 (DDX 1468 acc 9443)

London Borough of Sutton Archives

  • Cheam Warren Building Co: records 1912-52 (Acc 619)

Norfolk Record Office

  • EJ & WN Harper, builders, Syderstone: accounts 1863-1929 (ACC 2003/78)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Wilkinson & Houghton Ltd, builders, Grimsby (addnl): day book 1911-13 (1047)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • James Cox & Son Ltd, timber merchants, Stratford-upon-Avon: day books and wage books 1910-40 (DR 1109)

Surrey History Centre

  • Dorking Brick Co Ltd, North Holmwood: accounts and other records 1933-40 (7324)
  • HL Lacey (Leatherhead) Ltd, builders (addnl): records 1934-70 (7396)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • East Gateshead and Team Valley Trading Estate: photographs showing site under construction 1936-48 (DX1116)
  • J & W Lowry Ltd, builders and contractors, Newcastle upon Tyne (addnl): cash books, private journal and ledger, file rel to renovation of Blackfriars, with Lowry family papers (DS.JWL)
  • Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council (addnl): records rel to Felling town centre redevelopment scheme 1982-92 (CB.GA)
  • Newcastle and Gateshead Builders Association: minutes 1891-1900 (AS.BF2/4)
  • Northern Counties Builders Federation: minutes and records incl of predecessor bodies (AS.BF)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • F Rendell & Sons Ltd, builders, Devizes (addnl): minutes, corresp and ledgers 1887-1988 (3368)
  • Bath Stone Quarry Museum Trust: plans 1869-1932 (3385)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Holland Hannam & Cubitts Ltd, builders, London: financial records c1856-1967 (DX-912)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • George Christian Beath: photographs of construction of the Uasin Gishu railway, Kenya c1920-29
  • Charles Bernard Stone (1914-1996) engineer: papers incl material rel to Stone Committee on High Alumina cement
  • Building Research Establishment: records incl research programme 1922-93
  • Photographs of the re-building of London Bridge 1968-73
  • Reports rel to underpinning of foundations, Winchester Cathedral


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer (addnl): Watcombe estate and family papers 1849-1904 (DM 1954)