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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Gardening


Bristol Record Office

  • Horfield and District Allotments Association Ltd: additional records 1917-2005 (40620)

Croydon Archives Service

  • White House Horticultural Society, Sanderstead: records incl minutes 1951-2007 (A926)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Groombridge Horticultural Society and Garden Club: additional records 1989-2007 (9847)
  • Hailsham Horticultural Society: records incl minutes 20th cent (9626)

Essex Record Office

  • Bulphan and District Horticultural Society: minutes and papers 1922-1971 (D/Z 513)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • John Jefferies & Son Ltd, seed merchants and nurserymen, Cirencester: additional family papers (D6464)
  • Cheltenham Horticultural Society: records rel to trophies awarded 1983-2005 (D10456)

Gwent Record Office

  • Newport and District Horticultural Society: records incl minutes 1961-2007

Hampshire Record Office

  • FH Dean & Son Ltd, corn and garden merchants, Chandlers Ford: records incl ledgers, day books, poison book, seed and garden catalogues 1920-85 (99A07)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Harry Winter, gardener at Aughton Springs: diary 1934-1939 (DDX 2595/1 ACC10097)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • William North, market gardener, Syston: business accounts, incl accounts of the overseer of the highways 1825-1842 (DE7242)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Humberston Food Production Society: records 1942-1947 (1286)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • William Henderson, gardener: gardening diaries, pressed specimens, surveys 1794-1876 (NRO 07231)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Blairgowrie and Rattray Horticultural Society: records including minutes and prize lists c1974-2005 (ACC07/41)

Shropshire Archives

  • Wrekin Flower Club: records 1960-2003 (7603)

Surrey History Centre

  • Land Club League, Limpsfield and district: minutes 1909-21 (8154)
  • Ottershaw and District Horticultural Association: minutes, accounts, membership records, show papers and event records 1980-2007 (8130)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Craven family, Earls of Craven: Warwicks estate plans 19th cent with survey of Coombe Abbey and gardens 1868 19th cent (CR 4113)
  • Idlicote House: draft inventory of contents incl outbuilding and gardens, with separate lists of china, glass, books, etc c1806 (CR 4099)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Bandstand Field Allotment Association: records 1993-2000 (WYL2193)
  • Meanwood Allotment: records 1877-1956 (WYL2182)
  • Meanwood Valley Urban Farm Plotholders Association: records 1989-2002 (WYL1131)


Island Archives Service, Guernsey

  • West Agricultural and Horticultural Show, Guernsey: corresp, lists of winners, and other papers 2002-2006 (AQ 848)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Rosalie Periam, gardener: papers incl notebooks, sketch book and photographs c1940-1951 (PrP-07-003)
  • Shuttleworth, Carder & Co, plant collectors and dealers: letter book 1886-1892 (PrP-07-009)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Bristol University, Long Ashton Research Station: additional papers 1963-2003 (DM 1983/10)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Cambridge University Botanic Gardens: notes of plants in flower by Michael O'Donoghue 1957-1958 (MS Add. 9763)

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • Ness Botanical Gardens & Bees Ltd: account books, register of trees and shrubs, photographs, films, videos and sound recordings 1902-1994 (A.311)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Suttons Seeds Ltd, seed merchants, Reading: additional photographs c1960-69 (P DX1730, 1731)
  • Land Settlement Association: records c1940-89 (SR LSA)
  • Soil Association Ltd: recorded interviews and talks from conferences and related events c1960-2007 (D DX1750)