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Major accessions to repositories in 2005 relating to Legal History


Anglesey County Record Office/Archifdy Ynys Mon

  • Anglesey Petty Sessions: magisterial minute books for Llanerchymedd and Valley 1872-1884 (WU 2)

Bristol Record Office

  • Brice & Burgess, solicitors, Bristol: misc papers 1700-1900 (42960)
  • Meade King, solicitors, Bristol: client ledgers 1928-1960 (42950)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • Brundrett & Co, solicitors, London: papers (1678)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Ginn & Co, solicitors, Cambridge: reports on title to properties in the Cambridge area 1928-1930 (R105/027)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Amersham Petty Sessions: additional court and juvenile court registers 1963-74 (PS)
  • Aylesbury Petty Sessions: registers of licences, with some additional court registers 1882-1975 (PS)
  • Buckingham Borough Petty Sessions: register of licences 1903-73 (PS)
  • Buckingham County Petty Sessions: register of licences 1904-72 (PS)
  • Buckingham (Amalgamated) Petty Sessions: additional court and juvenile court registers 1968-80 (PS)
  • Chesham Petty Sessions: additional court and juvenile court registers 1960-73 (PS)
  • Linslade Petty Sessions: additional court and licence registers 1919-72 (PS)
  • Winslow Petty Sessions: additional registers of court, juvenile court and licences 1930-79 (PS)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Ellesmere Port and Neston Magistrates Court: court registers 1991-1997 (QPEP)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Macmillans, solicitors, Wadebridge: deeds and leases, Wadebridge, Port Isaac and North Cornwall 1685-1930 (MC)

Coventry Archives

  • Browetts, solicitors, Coventry: wills ledgers 1880-1979 (PA2623)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Hart Jackson & Sons, solicitors, Ulverston: additional records c1683-1981 (BD/HJ)
  • Kendall & Fisher, solicitors, Ulverston: additional records 1828-1971 (BD/KF)

Cumbria Record Office, Carlisle Headquarters

  • Pauline L Butler, solicitors, Carlisle: deeds and legal documents rel to land and property incl estates at Scotsby belonging to the Sutton and Bond families c 1600-1930 (DPB)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Andrew Macbeth, solicitors, Wirksworth: will book 19th-20th cent (D6405)
  • Robotham & Co, solicitors, Derby: title deeds 19th-20th cent (D6144)
  • Morleston and Litchurch Hundred: Sheriff's tourn, court minutes 1606-1609 (D6386)

Devon Record Office

  • Peter, Peter & Sons, solicitors, Launceston: client papers (Devon) 1899-1970 (6618-0)
  • Devon assizes: calendar of prisoners, Lent Assizes 1788; cause list, Lammas Assizes, 1812; sentences of prisoners tried at Lent Assizes 1820. 1788-1820 (6627-0)

Dorset History Centre

  • May, May & Merrimans, solicitors, London: deed of settlement of the Eldon estates in Dorset 1842 (DMMD)
  • Meesons Solicitors, Ringwood: deeds and papers rel to Dorset 1615-1938 (D1964)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Higgs & Sons, solicitors, Brierley Hill: records c 1732-1959 (9318, 9328)

Dundee City Archives

  • Discharged Prisoners Aid Society: Dundee branch: directors minutes, cash book, annual reports 1908-1955

Durham County Record Office

  • Hewitts, solicitors, County Durham: records 18th-20th cent

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Heptonstalls, solicitors, Goole: client papers, incl those rel to John Bell of Whitgift and Reedness c 1800-2000 (DDHP)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Blaker, Son & Young, solicitors, Lewes: additional client files 20th cent (ACC 9154)
  • Sussex Police Authority: additional photographs and papers 1940-2004 (ACC 9135)

Essex Record Office

  • Copland & Sons, solicitors, Chelmsford: further misc clients' papers 1874-1960 (D/DDw addl)
  • Gregson & Golding, solicitors, Southend: clients' papers rel to the Parsons and Tyler families 1905-1942 (D/DS 266 addl)
  • Todman & Son, solicitors, Rayleigh: partnership papers and clients' deeds and papers (D/DTo addl)

Falkirk Council Archives

  • Alexander Hendry, solicitor, Denny: additional ledgers, sederunt books, chartularies (A1042)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Treharne & Treharne, solicitors, Pentre: business and clients' papers c1857-1967 (D54)
  • papers of Professor David Foulkes rel to the establishment of the law school at the University of Wales, Cardiff 20th cent (D356)

Glasgow City Archives

  • National Vigilance Association of Scotland: minutes and scrapbook 1912-1966 (TD1501)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Alison Fielden, solicitors, Cirencester: deeds and papers rel to properties in Cheltenham, Cirencester, Quenington, South Cerney and Sratton 1903-2003 (D8032)
  • Jessops, solicitors, Cheltenham: professional papers and certificates of the Jessop family 1792-1989 (D10211)
  • William Sturges & Co, solicitors, London: Gloucestershire property records incl papers rel to the supply of mains electricity to Barnsley Park 1872-1935 (D6415)
  • Willans, solicitors, Cheltenham: deeds and rel papers 1833-2003 (D5907)
  • Wilmot & Co, solicitors, Fairford: practice and client papers 1668-1974 (D1070)

Herefordshire Record Office

  • Humfrys, Symonds and Spencer, solicitors, Hereford: additional papers (CC74)
  • R and C B Masefield, solicitors, Ledbury: additional records (CC31)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Eric Bellingham, legal and administrative officer, Hemel Hempstead Development Corporation: diary 1947 (Acc 4127)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • K E Davis, solicitors, Uxbridge: deeds to properties in the Hillingdon area 1920-40 (ADB/05/23)

Hull City Archives

  • Humberside Law Centre: legal papers rel to fishermans' compensation claims 1980-2002 (DMLC)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Wilkinson & Butler, solicitors, St Neot's: probate records of clients with surnames G-L c1881-1960 (Accession 5082)
  • Wilkinson & Butler, solicitors, St Neot's: probates of clients with surnames A-L c1881-1980 (Accessions 5064, 5082)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Sharples and Son, solicitors, Accrington: records 19th cent-20th cent (DDX 1862 acc 9469)
  • Lawyer's memorandum book (possibly John Folds of Blackburn) c1723-1740 (DP 506 acc 9777)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Charles Arnold, solicitor: letter book mainly rel to Garendon estate, Leicestershire 1797-1799 (DE6840)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Percy Fogg Lever, solicitor: diaries 1917-1950 (M724)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Basil Cozens-Hardy, lawyer and historian of Norfolk: diaries and personal and family papers 1806-1994 (ACC 2005/226)
  • William Leedes Fox, solicitor, Harleston: account books 1843-1860 (ACC 2005/160)
  • Hansell, Hales, Bridgwater & Preston, solicitors, Cromer: further clients papers rel to the Gunton (Suffield) estate, the manor of Sidestrand Poynings and Cromer and north Norfolk 19th-20th cent, incl records of the Cromer Town Hall Co Ltd 1889-1935 and the Cromer Club c1900-35 19th cent-20th cent (ACC 2004/258, ACC 2005/32, 54)
  • Hayes & Storr, solicitors, Fakenham: misc clients' deeds rel to property at Briston 1794-1925 (ACC 2005/219)
  • Ward Gethin, solicitors, King's Lynn: clients' deeds rel to King's Lynn and West Derby (Lancs) 1692-1960 (ACC 2005/83)
  • Daynes, Hill & Perks, solicitors, Norwich: accounts and other records, incl those of predecessor firms c1900-1965 (ACC 2005/102)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • J.P. Sowerby, solicitor, Stokesley: papers 19th cent (ZEO)
  • Masham Parish Police Establishment: treasurers' accounts 1841-1855 (Z.1164)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Tallents & Godfrey (formerly Tallents & Co), solicitors, Newark: additional papers 18th-20th cent (Acc 6866)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Franklin Auckland, solicitors, Oxford: additional deeds and other papers 18th-20th cent (Acc. 5466)
  • William Sturges & Co, solicitors, London: deeds, maps and probate records rel to Eaton Hastings and surrounding area 1670-1964 (Acc. 5390)
  • Welch & Stammers, solicitors, Oxford: deeds and records 1834-1955 (Acc. 5354)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Major Andrew S Munro; papers rel to his legal defence of accused at Bergen Belsen war crimes trials 1945 (MS208)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • Bolitho Way, solicitors, Portsmouth: deeds 1876-2004 (1534A)
  • Nelson Nichols, solicitors, Portsmouth: title deeds of Portsmouth and Gosport 1807-1988 (2131A)
  • Portsmouth and District Law Clerks Association: annual reports, accounts and rules 1958-74 (2531A)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Harrisons, solicitors, Welshpool: records incl title deeds, corresp, plans of farms and sales particulars 1689-1936 (M/D/HAR)
  • Powys Council County Solicitor: deeds rel to various properties and farms incl property of Samuel Beavan 1881-1925 (R/DX/56)

Sheffield Archives

  • Benson, Burdekin & Co, solicitors, Sheffield: records incl client papers 17th-20th cent (2005/24)

Shropshire Archives

  • Hatchers Solicitors, Whitchurch: deeds and papers 1800-1999 (7309, 7330)

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

  • Ansons, solicitors, Lichfield: predecessors records 1875-1945 (D423)
  • Hinckley, Birch and Brown, solicitors, Lichfield: predecessors minutes and corresp 1800-1947 (D427)

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

  • Hand, Morgan & Owen, solicitors, Stafford: records incl account books rel to role as Under-Sheriffs for the High Sheriffs of Staffordshire 1809-1964 (D6468)

Sutton Local Studies Centre

  • Bridges, Sawtell & Adams, solicitors, London: clients' deeds 1871-1927 (678)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Glamorgan Quarter Sessions: calendars of prisoners 1908-1918 (D/D PRO/HMP 4)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Holmes, Campbell & Co, solicitors, Littlehampton: records 18th-20th cent (Acc.13968)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Bairstow and Rhodes, solicitors, Halifax: clients' papers c1800-1999 (WYC:1277)


National Archives of Scotland

  • Menzies Dougal, solicitors, Edinburgh: records c 1910-1955 (GD1/1387)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • White, McMillan and Wheeler, solicitors, Belfast: papers c1840-1914 (D/4371)


Wellcome Library

  • Dominik Wujastyk, lecturer in the history of medicine (b. 1954), papers rel to his role, as an expert in Ayurvedic medicine, at a General Medical Council case 1991 (MS.7967)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • David Daube, jurist: further papers
  • Reuven Yaron, legal scholar: papers 1954-2002

London Metropolitan University: The Women's Library

  • Gillian Lewis, probation officer: records incl corresp rel to City Polytechnic Student's Union, the National Union of Students and work as a probation officer c1980-2002 (7GIL)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Mediation UK: additional records, incl papers rel to the Restorative Justice Consortium and the London Restorative Justice Network 1951-2003 (MEDIATION UK)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Howard League for Penal Reform: additional records (MSS.16J)