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Major accessions to repositories in 2003 relating to Legal History


Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Charles Green of Runcorn, solicitor: papers 1837-77 (D 6552)
  • Daniel Thomas Albiston, solicitors, Congleton: clients' papers and title deeds rel to properties in Macclesfield, Sutton and Bollington 18th-19th cent (D 6600)
  • Challinor & Shaw, solicitors, Leek: corresp and papers rel to Joseph Needham of Old Hall Farm, Malpas, his tenancy and his claim against the landlord, the Marquis of Cholmondley 1881-92 (D 6546)
  • Maude & Tunnicliffe, solicitors (addnl): corresp and papers rel to Lawton family of Church Lawton 16th-20th cent (D 6436)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Frederick Booth, solicitor, Westminster: business corresp (photocopies) 1774-1840 (Acc 2323)

Corporation of London Record Office: Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London

  • City of London Police (addnl): personnel files (ACCN/2003/1)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Hart Jackson & Sons, solicitors, Ulverston (addnl): clients' papers c1900-99 (BDHJ)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Doncaster Borough Magistrates Court: register of licences, adult court register, statutes and photographs of magistrates 1660-1974 (MC/3)
  • Doncaster Magistrates Court: registers 1926-78 (MC/8)
  • Doncaster West Riding Magistrates Court: registers 1922-73 (MC/1)
  • Thorne West Riding Magistrates Court: registers 1974-78 (MC/2)

Dorset Record Office

  • Austen, Whetham & Guest, solicitors, Bridport: deeds of property, chiefly Dorset 1629-1971 (D/AWG)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Records Service

  • Middle Holderness Petty Sessional Division (addnl): juvenile court register 1960-64 (PSHM/2/2/1b)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Barwells, solicitors, Seaford: clients' papers c1693-1939 (ACC 8769)
  • Capel, Cure, Peachey & Bates, solicitors, Brighton: clients' papers 19th-20th cent (ACC 8728)
  • Champions, solicitors, Eastbourne: records c1860-1920 (ACC 8859)
  • Chethams, solicitors, London: clients' papers 1822-1939 (ACC 8767)
  • Donne, Mileham & Haddock, solicitors, Brighton: deeds and clients' papers c1673-1997 (ACC 8745)
  • Houseman, Rohan & Benner, solicitors, Haywards Heath: clients' papers and deeds c1765-2003 (ACC 8797)
  • Malthouse Conveyancing, Eastbourne: clients' papers 1987 (ACC 8766)
  • Morgan Cole, solicitors, Brighton: records 19th-20th cent (ACC 8800)
  • Slaughter & May, solicitors, London: clients' papers c1858-1946 (ACC 8763)
  • Sussex Police Authority: Chief Constable's case files c1920-25 (ACC 8757)
  • Sussex Police Authority: records 1957-83 (ACC 8872)

Essex Record Office

  • Copland & Sons, solicitors, Chelmsford (addnl): records 1839-1960 (D/DDw addl)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Llewellyn-Jones & Co, solicitors: client papers 1800-1999 (D/LJ)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Sidney GR Hamblen, solicitor, Cardiff: personal and professional papers 1894-1972 (D218)
  • Gwyn & Gwyn, solicitors, Cowbridge (addnl): papers c1790-1959 (DGG)
  • Merthyr Magistrates Court: minutes c1922-28 (D169)
  • South Wales Police Authority: minutes 1999-2002 (DSWPA)

Gloucestershire Record Office

  • Francillon & Willott, solicitors, Dursley (addnl): bill books 1852-1916 (D 9469)

Gwent Record Office

  • Harding Evans & David Morris, solicitors, Newport: estate records, maps and practice papers c1500-1999
  • Lloyd & Pratt, solicitors, Newport (addnl): deeds and client papers 19th-20th cent
  • Newport County Borough, magistrates courts committee: minutes and oaths of allegiance 1880-1977

Hull City Archives

  • Samuel Lightfoot, solicitor, Hull: ledgers 1800-67 (DFL)

Jersey Archive

  • Cecil Harrison, advocate, Jersey: diaries, accounts and client papers 1920-39 (JA/806)
  • Cecil Harrison, advocate, Jersey (addnl): client papers and contracts 1872-1939 (JA/812)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Preston and West Lancashire Coroners: log books and analysis of ages of suicide records book 1958-2003 (CR 17 acc 9427)

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

  • Bow Street Magistrates Court (addnl): court registers 1955-72 (PS/BOW)
  • Thames Magistrates Court (addnl): court registers 1922-72 (PS/TH)

Merseyside Record Office

  • Liverpool County Petty Sessions: court registers 1955-74 (Acc 2003/12)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Montgomeryshire Magistrates Courts: Newton court registers 1995-95 (M/PS)

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

  • Hinckley, Birch & Brown, solicitors, Lichfield: personal and court diaries of Dennis Hinckley 1928-2002 (D378)

Surrey History Centre

  • North West Surrey Petty Sessions Area: court records 1960-93 (7451)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Melton Mowbray County Court: minutes, equity proceedings and Workmen's Compensation Act ledgers 1847-1966 (DE6499)
  • Oakham County Court: minutes, ledgers, cash book etc 1884-1942 (DE6499)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Sunderland Borough Quarter Sessions: sessions papers with corresp files (2) 1961-71 (QS.SU)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield Headquarters

  • Halifax County Court: register of petitions and files rel to workmens compensation, mortgage disputes and infant settlements 1884-1969

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • Forrester & Forrester, solicitors, Malmesbury: clients' papers 1700-2000 (3402)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Wolverhampton Coroner's Court: inquests 1996 (T-CR)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • West Mercia Police Authority: records, incl those of police forces of Worcester City and County prior to the creation of the West Mercia force (Acc 13870)


British Library, Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)

  • Sir Maurice Linford Gwyer (1878-1952), Chief Justice of India (addnl): papers (0304/09)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet, Edinburgh: papers 1598-1988 (GD495)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • James Peter Hymers Mackay, Baron Mackay of Clashfern: corresp and papers, mostly rel to his period of office as Lord Chancellor (closed to research) 1987-97 (Acc.12280)


Manx National Heritage Library

  • Sir James Gell, attorney general Isle of Man: corresp and papers c1870-1905 (Acc. No. 10682)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • John Adam Lillie, Sheriff of Fife and Kinross: personal papers c1970-83 (MS 3714)
  • Ledingham Chalmers, solicitors, Aberdeen (addnl): clients' papers 18th cent-20th cent (MS 3713)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Theodore FT Plucknett, professor of legal history: misc corresp with Ermengard Maitland 1951-58 (MS Add. 9563/101-23)