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Major accessions to repositories in 2006 relating to Legal History


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Gutteridge, solicitors, Dunstable: further records 18th cent-20th cent (GU addition)

Birmingham: Archives and Heritage Service

  • Buller Jeffries, solicitors, Birmingham: additional records 20th cent (MS 1783/2006/152)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Northwich County Court: registers and papers relating to decisions taken in respect of parliamentary acts 1883-1980 (NAN)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Hewlett & Preston, solicitors, London: receipt book 1886-1891 (Acc 2450)

Cornwall Record Office

  • George Brown Collings, solicitor, St Columb: corresp 1865-1872 (AD1787)
  • Peter, Peter & Sons, solicitors, Launceston: day books, cost books and letter books 1838-1910 (PP)
  • West Cornwall Magistates' Court: plans of licensed premises and justices' licences 1955-2005 (JCWCOR)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Barrow

  • Furness Petty Sessions: court records and registers of Barrow, Bootle and Ulverston 1990-1995 (H000006629)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Brooke-Taylor & Co, solicitors, Bakewell: letter book 1891-1915 (D504)
  • Taylor Simpson & Mosley, solicitors, Derby: business and clients papers 18th-20th cent (D6656)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Kenyon & Son, solicitors, Thorne: corresp, clients' deeds and probate records 19th-20th cent (DX/KEN)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Cormack & Byers, solicitors, Lockerbie: clients' papers 1883-1963 (GGD566)
  • Craig & Geddes, solicitors, Dumfries: clients' papers 1808-1962 (GGD572)
  • McJerrow & Stevens, solicitors, Lockerbie: letter books and account books 1910-1980 (GGD569)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Stevenson & Pope, solicitors, Brighton: records incl copies of local acts, and a precedent book (1820) 19th-20th cent (ACC 9426)

Essex Record Office

  • Freshwell Petty Sessions (addnl): depositions and minutes 1803-1822 (P/F addl)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Morgan Cole, solicitors, Cardiff: records 1885-1953 (Acc 2006/96)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Edward Jones & Son, solicitors, Blaenau Festiniog: clients' deeds, coroner's papers and probate papers 19th-20th cent (Z/DU)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Faithfull & Bowker, solicitors, Winchester: office and client papers 1771-1952 (13A06W)

Highland Council Archives

  • Anderson, Shaw & Gilbert, solicitors: additional records 1776-1999 (D1073)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Pilgrim & Webster, solicitors, Hinckley: corresp and clients papers 19th-20th cent (DE7030)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Andrew, Race, Midgeley & Hill, solicitors, Lincoln: records incl letter books and clients deeds 1748-1945 (ARMH)
  • Lincoln City Quarter Sessions: records 1723-1895 (ARMH)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Sir Forrest Fulton MP, judge and recorder of London: corresp and papers incl political papers rel to West Ham constituency 1880-1929 (CLA/)
  • Bow Street Magistrates Court, Westminster: records incl court registers, magistrates notebooks and Metropolitan Police reports (1828-1838) 1828-2000 (PS/BOW)
  • Brentford Magistrates Court: court registers, juvenile court registers and domestic court registers 1977-1988 (PS/B/B)
  • Feltham Magistrates Court: additional court registers, juvenile court registers and domestic court registers 1977-1988 (PS/S)
  • Horseferry Road Magistrates Court, Westminster: court registers and adoption case files 1975-1999 (PS/HOR)
  • Marlborough Street Magistrates Court, London: records incl court registers 1968-1997 (PS/MS)
  • Middlesex Quarter Sessions: list of coroners, bailiffs and constables for the Middlesex Hundreds 1574 (MJ/SP)
  • Thames Magistrates Court: additional court registers 1973-1983 (PS)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • HM Prison, Strangeways: additional registers incl Bell Vue Prison, West Gorton and New Bailey Prison, Salford 1850-1879 (M 600/addnl)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Taylor Vintners, solicitors, Cambridge: client papers rel to property in Gillingham 1852-1953 (DE1085)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Repton & Scott, solicitors, Aylsham: further records 1643-1889, incl papers of William Repton 1808-57 and papers rel to the Doughty family 1643-1781 1643-1889 (ACC 2006/219)

North Devon Record Office

  • John Roberts Chanter, Devon antiquary and solicitor: corresp and notes 1816-1895 (2006 Acc 52)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Nottingham Magistrates Court: licensing records incl minutes, registers and files 20th cent (6963)
  • Worksop Magistrates Court: minutes, licensing registers and files 20th cent (6953)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Trant & Richards, solicitors, Carmarthen: clients' papers (D/TR)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Plymouth Magistrates Court: registers (restrictions apply) 1969-2005 (Acc 3215)

Portsmouth Museums and Records Service

  • James Cramer, Portsmouth City Police: log books as constable and inspector 1952-65 (X/197A)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Steed & Steed, solicitors, Long Melford: bill books and will register 1871-1952 (HB522)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich Borough Magistrates: clerk's court minute book 1860-1866 (HD2441)

Surrey History Centre

  • Mortlake Petty Sessions: court registers, incl juvenile courts, licensing and clubs 1945-1971 (7947)
  • Richmond Borough Petty Sessions: additional court and juvenile court registers, with registers of clubs and licences c1890-1971 (7947)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Philip Holmes Stanton, solicitor, Newcastle upon Tyne: memorandum books 1838, 1857 (DX1217)
  • Sunderland Quarter Sessions: recorders notebooks, papers 1907-1961 (QS.SU)

Walsall Local History Centre

  • Walsall Magistrates Court: oath book and poor law account books 1901-2004 (1317)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Warwick Petty Sessions: register of music and dancing licenses and register of theatrical employees 1932-1982 (CR4089)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • David Margesson, farmer and magistrate: papers and photographs illustrating his work as High Sheriff of Wiltshire, photographs of Burderop Farm, Chisledon 1930-2006 (3545)


Jersey Archive

  • Crills, advocates, St Helier: additional letter books 1938-1940 (JA/1158)
  • Le Gallais & Luce, solicitors, St Helier: livre de transactions, rental, rente books and contracts 1699-1979 (JA/1129)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Maguire & Herbert, solicitors, Enniskillen: records 1877-1980 (D/4380)
  • Shean & Dickson, solicitors, Belfast: out letter books c1898-1965 (D/1978)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Edward Fry, judge, arbitrator and zoologist: personal and family corresp 1834-1935 (MS Add. 9738)

Hull University Archives

  • Martin Collins, campaigner: records rel to miscarriages of justice c1970-2005
  • Liberty (formerly National Council for Civil Liberties): additional subject and case files (DCL)

London University: Senate House Library

  • MS volume 'A history of Newgate with an account of some notorious criminals' compiled by an unknown author c1910 (MS1126)

Oxford University: St Antony's College: Middle East Centre Archive

  • Alexander Brebber, Military Court President, Palestine Mandate: papers rel to court work 1936-72 (0387)