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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Furniture and Interior Design


Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Inventory of pictures at Kelston Park, Bath 1861-1892 (Acc 669)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • James Perkins & Son Ltd, painters and decorators, Bedford: records 1900-1937 (Z1276)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Richard Hicks Bridgens, cabinetmaker: architectural and furniture drawings of Aston Hall 19th cent (2006/028)

Devon Record Office

  • Herbert Read Ltd, woodcarvers and designers, Exeter: plans and drawings of ecclesiastical and other wood and stone work in Devon and elsewhere; corresp files, worksheets, and accounts; photographs and slides of restoration and new work; all records of St Sidwell's Artworks, later Herbert Read Ltd. 1880-1975 (Acc 6854)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Hobart family, Earls of Buckinghamshire: account of plasterers' work at Blickling Hall 1621 (ACC 2005/394)
  • Joseph Lloyd Royal, furniture maker, woodcarver and restorer, Norfolk: records rel to work on ecclesiastical objects c1940-1999 (BR 334)

Sheffield Archives

  • John Watts (Sheffield & London) Ltd, manufacturers and suppliers of cutlery, scissors, cabinets and other goods: records incl corresp, accounts and weekly record of production 1916-1983 (X33)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Pretor-Pinney family of Somerton Erleigh: inventory of furniture at Race Lodge when William Wordsworth was staying at the house 1795 (DM 2070)