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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Building and Construction


Aberdeen City Archives

  • John Fyfe Ltd, quarry owners and granite merchants, Aberdeen: plans showing schemes of work 19th cent-20th cent (DD271)

Ayrshire Archives

  • William Anderson, builder, Irvine: account book 1878-1886 (Accession1082)
  • Maxwell Bros, contractors, Stevenston: records incl plans, tender schedules, invoices and manufacturers catalogues 1960-1969 (Accession1099)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Stairfoot Brickworks: administrative and financial papers, oral history records, photographs 20th cent (A/3101)

Canterbury Cathedral Archives

  • Masters, builders, Wickhambreaux: accounts 1944-68 (U482)
  • John Edward Wiltshier & Co, builders, Canterbury: press cutting albums 1971-96 (U317)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Higgens family, carpenters, builders, decorators and funeral directors, Sutton Valence: accounts 1838-1960 (Acc7063)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Eaton family of The Pole, Antrobus: accounts of George Eaton for the new building 1796-1811 (D 6953)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Richard Wright, builder: financial and legal records and corresp rel to the estate of Richard Wright 1861-83 (DX 1773)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Grantham, Brundell and Farran, civil engineers, Doncaster: records incl letter book and architectural plans 1759-1977 (DY/GBF)

Dorset History Centre

  • Bird & Cox, builders, decorators and shopfitters, Weymouth: building plans, design books, photographs and papers 1800-2000 (D/BIC)
  • Gaylard & Sons, builders and contractors, Parkstone: accounts 1936-1943 (D1961)
  • Amalgamated Union of Building Trade Workers: Poole branch: minutes 1923-1972 (DC/PL)
  • Poole Operative Bricklayers Society: minutes 1882-1916 (DC/PL)

Ealing Local History Centre

  • Haunton Bros, builders and contractors, Greenford: records incl accounts, plans and blueprints 1931-60 (348)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Dossor, consulting engineers, York: working plans and drawings c1945-1992 (DDJD)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Nicholls & Shoosmith, builders and contractors, Blackboys, Framfield: plans c1940-69 (ACC 9138)

Essex Record Office

  • Baker & Sons, builders and undertakers, Danbury: further plans and other building business records 1885-1991 (D/F 268 addl)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Groom, Daniels & Co Ltd, timber, slate, cement and drain pipe merchants and sawing, planing and moulding mills, Colchester: accounts 1924-42, shareholding records 1924-56, stock book 1942-46 and private ledger 1924-33 1924-1956 (D/F 279)

Flintshire Record Office

  • O Hugh Davies, timber and builders merchants, Holywell: financial records 1931-1938 (D/DM/1547)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Cardiff Borough: photographs of demolition and construction work in Cardiff c1940-1970 (BCPH4)
  • Cardiff City Council: building control plans and related corresp and papers c1880-1988 (BC/S)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Coombes Brothers, builders, Westcote: corresp, accounts, diaries and papers 1954-1986 (D10243)

Guildhall Library

  • London Tylers and Bricklayers Company: livery lists and notebooks 1774-1939 (Acc 2005/004)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Chelsfield Plc, property developers: plans and photographs rel to the White City Development 2003 (A2005/5)

Highland Council Archives

  • North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board: additional plans and photograph albums rel to the Strathfarrar and Kilmorack Project c1950-1969 (D1041)

Hull City Archives

  • Newlands Homes: records incl minutes, financial ledgers, admission and class registers 1821-2000 (DSSF)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • T & J Ellery, stonemasons, Ryde: ledgers c1920-39 (ac2005/49)

Lancashire Record Office

  • William Henry Pilkington, Baron Pilkington, industrialist: diaries 1930-1979 (DDPK acc 9880)
  • John Heap and Sons Ltd, joiners, builders and contractors, St Annes on Sea: minute book, wages records, day books, cash books and other records 1924-1987 (DDX 2520 acc 9860 and 9864)
  • Preston builder: account book 1834-1841 (DP 507 acc 9799)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Russell Fish, property developer, Norwich: misc papers rel to Norwich properties c1940-1969 (ACC 2005/229)
  • Property Partnerships PLC, property developers, Norwich: minutes, reports, accounts and other records 1962-1998 (BR 278/7-63)
  • RF Southgate, builder and undertaker, Hunstanton: accounts, inventory and valuation and other records 1901-1936 (BR 294)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Sir William Leech, builder: papers rel to his business and charitable interests c1930-90 (DF.LCH)
  • Tate, Brown & Co, quarry owners, Heworth: share register, day books and accounts 1856-1971 (DX1184)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Royal Leamington Spa Building Conservation Trust: minutes, correspondence and project files 1993-2005 (CR3991)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Benjamin Webb, bricklayer and mason, Bromham: journal of day work incl Spye Park and Bromham Church 1852-1867 (3465)


Jersey Archive

  • Ernest Farley & Son, building contractors, Jersey: corresp, accounts, contracts and ephemera 1930-1949 (JA/980)

National Archives of Scotland

  • Sheltered and Retirement Housing Owners' Confederation: minutes, corresp, financial records 1990-2005 (GD516)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • York and Acomb Brickworks, York: papers of W.H. Birch, director of the brickworks 1925-1945 (15/2005)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: plans and sections, Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton Railway 1845-1852 (DM 2031)
  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: Great Western Railway drawings (20) 1833-1841 (DM 2010)