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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Building and Construction


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Hensley family, builders, Bath: deeds 1790-1805 (Acc 665)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Henry Hope & Sons Ltd, metal window manufacturers, horticultural builders and ventilation engineers, Birmingham: additional records 20th cent (MS 1056)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • W Bushby Construction Ltd, builders and contractors, Kempston: plans of developments in Milton Keynes c1980-89 (D-X 1777)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Whitnall & Gregory Ltd, constructional engineers, Ellesmere Port: directors' minutes 1904-1957 (D 7119)

Cornwall Record Office

  • George Brown Collings, solicitor, St Columb: corresp 1865-1872 (AD1787)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Peter J Steer, structural engineer, Derby: building plans 1983-2001 (D6690)

Essex Record Office

  • Baker & Sons, builders and undertakers, Danbury: misc further records c1930-1999 (D/F 268 addl)
  • FJ Green & Sons, builders, Leigh: records 1933-1964 (D/F 291)

Essex Record Office, Colchester and North-East Essex Branch

  • Parsons, builders, Manningtree: financial and administrative records 1922-1972 (D/F 287)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Stephenson & Alexander, chartered surveyors, chartered auctioneers and estate agents, Cardiff: additional records incl clients' papers (1912-1914) 20th cent (DSA)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Glasgow Master Wrights and Builders Association: records 1885-1905

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Wall & Hook, builders, Brimscombe: papers rel to work on church buildings 1873-2006 (D10647)
  • Gloucestershire Buildings Recording Group: building files, comprising reports, plans, photographs and papers 1990-2006 (D9529)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Caradog Owen, a former member of the 854 Quarrying Company of Blaenau Ffestiniog: diaries c1940-1949 (ZM/6193)
  • Oakeley Quarry, Blaenau Festiniog: hospital account book 1920-1930 (ZM/6109)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Hale Bros, builders, Bishops Waltham: records c1950-69 (87A06)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Charles Langdon, builder and undertaker, Ryde: letter books, specification books, ledgers and plans c1800-1970 (2006/063)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • John Mowlem & Co plc, builders and civil engineers, Brentford: papers incl minutes and policy files, and records of associated companies 1928-2004 (B06)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • HW Mellor, district engineer, North West Electricity, Oldham district: records incl photographs, cuttings, slides 1951-68 (acc 2006-003)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • St Boniface Mission Church, Portsea: records rel to construction incl corresp and plans 1888-1892 (CHU3)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Halcrow Group Ltd, planning consultants: plans and sections of Clywedog Reservoir, Montgomeryshire 1962 (M/X/171)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Block, builders, Walberswick: accounts c1950-79 (HC481)
  • R Page & Son, builders, Ipswich: ledgers, receipts and papers 1912-1935 (HC483)

Surrey History Centre

  • David Fry, builders, Godalming: architectural drawings of residential and business premises in Surrey and Hampshire early 20th cent (8044)
  • Oscar Miles, builder, Bagshot: papers c1915-49 (8058)
  • Oxted Greystone Lime Co Ltd: register of members and minutes 1884-1961 (7963)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Thomas Rhys & Sons, builders, undertakers and coal merchants, Ynystawe: records incl those rel to Arosfa Stores, Ynystawe 1910-1948 (D/D TR)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • PM Walker & Co Ltd, ventilating engineers, Halifax: records 1900-1942 (WYAS2759)


National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • James Price, civil engineer: MSS, plans, photographs and printed papers (James Price Collection)


York Minster Archives

  • Shepherd Construction Ltd, York: papers, photographs and press cuttings rel to the restoration of York Minster 1967-1972 (2006/86)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Isambard Kingdom Brunel, civil engineer: South Wales Railways plans, incl Swansea, Milford Haven, Pembroke Dock 1853 (DM 2077)