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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Building and Construction


Derbyshire Record Office

  • Peter J Steer, structural engineer, Derby: photographs of Derbyshire buildings c1990-1999 (D6690 add)

Essex Record Office

  • FJ Green & Sons, builders, Leigh: further records 1930-1979 (D/F 291 addl.)
  • LJ Watts Ltd, monumental masons, Colchester: further records 1850-1935 (D/F 233 addl.)

Glasgow City Archives

  • WA Fairhurst & Partners, consulting structural and civil engineers< Glasgow: plans and photographs of Mitchell Library extension and the Kingston Bridge, Glasgow c1970 (TD1656)
  • Scottish Master Wrights and Builders Association: minutes, rules and regulations, membership records 1885-2004 (TD1712)
  • Scottish Contractors (Scottish Building Contractors Association), Glasgow: agm and committee minutes, annual reports, finance records, photographs 1920-2006 (TD1709)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • AH Stubbs & Son, builders, Twigworth: ledgers, day book, accounts and papers 1925-1951 (D10998)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Gammon & Smith, builders merchants, Petersfield: ledgers and catalogues c1929-1989 (121A07)

Lancashire Record Office

  • R Park Ltd, heating, plumbing and decorating contractors, Preston: records c1900-1999 (DDX 2633/ACC10207)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Diary written by engineer working on repairs to the Exchange Station viaduct 1940-1942 (Acc 6137)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Frederick Culley, builder, of ? Costessey: accounts with RJW Purdey of Aylsham 1890-1902 (MC 2582)

North Devon Record Office

  • Youings & Son, stonemasons, Barnstaple: order, account and wage books, stock books and papers 1865-1991 (A117)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • George Dobson, builder and decorator, Peterborough: job books 1915-1958
  • John Thompson, builder and contractor, Peterborough: specifications book, estimate, sketch and plans books, photographs 1874-1936

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Pew Tor Granite Quarry: cost book 1729-1899 (Acc 3270)

Somerset Record Office

  • Stephen Savery, mineral consultants, Bath: records rel to quarrying industry incl ledgers, photographs, slides and videos 1800-2000 (A/CTM)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Southampton City Council: building inspectors plans c1900-1959 (6746)

Southwark Local Studies Library

  • Thomas Linfield, builder, Peckham: day book 1856-1878 (A741)

Surrey History Centre

  • CJ Norrington & Son Ltd, builders, Epsom: additional business and family papers 1898-1972 (8155)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • T & W Ide, glass merchants and manufacturers, builders' merchants, London: records 19th cent-20th cent (TH/9189, 9219)

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • Michael Lane, civil engineer: letters received rel to construction of Wearmouth Docks 1835-68 (DX1269)
  • Merz & McLellan, consulting engineers, Killingworth: additional records c1940-59 (DT.MZ)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Martin Willians & Son, builders, Birstall: records 1820-1971 (WYK1407)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Braziers of Bromsgrove, builders: corresp, financial papers, plans, photographs and misc papers 1877-1997 (BA14568)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Cleveland Bridge & Engineering Co Ltd, Darlington: site diaries, photographs and slides rel to the Bosphorus Bridge project 1971-1973 (1508)
  • Marple, Ridgeway & Partners Ltd, civil engineering contractors, London: records incl photographs, mainly rel to construction work at Port Talbot, the Hammersmith flyover and the Chiswick viaduct 1960-1970 (1510)
  • John Mowlem & Co plc, builders and civil engineers, Brentford: records incl minute books, ledger book, contracts and specifications and corresp 1838-1976 (1552)
  • David Rowell & Co Ltd, iron, steel and wire fencing manufacturers and ventiliating engineers, London: corresp, bridge details, stress diagrams and costs of bridges 1919-1960 (1503)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, civil engineer: corresp with Breguet family 1814-1821 (DM 2096)

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Harold John Boyer Harding, civil engineer: papers rel to engineering work Piccadilly Circus and Channel Tunnel 1926-1986 (MS 337)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Dr Morris G Davies: research papers and corresp rel to building engineering 1957-2007 (D.986)