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Major accessions to repositories in 2007 relating to Legal History


Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service

  • Bedfordshire petty sessions: further records 1923-1995 (PS)

Bristol Record Office

  • Danger & Cartwight, solicitors, Bristol: client papers 1700-2000 (43539)

Cheshire and Chester Archives and Local Studies

  • Macclesfield Magistrates Court: court registers 1990-1997 (QPM)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Nalders, solicitors, Truro: will registers and financial papers 1870-1975 (X 1284)
  • Peters, Langsford Davies, solicitors, Launceston: deeds and leases 1700-2000 (PP)

Coventry History Centre

  • Coventry Police Force: files rel to 1939 IRA bombing in Broadgate 1939-1970 (CCPO)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Robotham & Co, solicitors, Derby: clients records 1875-1959 (D6750)

Dorset History Centre

  • Hillman Bond, solicitors, Lyme Regis: letter books (transferred from Lyme Regis Museum) 1871-1946

East Sussex Record Office

  • Adams & Remers, solicitors, Lewes: additional client papers 20th cent (9639)
  • Edwin Boxall, solicitor, Brighton: ledgers and scrapbooks with material rel to William Percival Gratwicke Boxall, barrister 1849-94 (9745)
  • Dawes, Son & Prentice, solicitors, Rye: letters 1837-43 (9836)
  • Elliott & Harding, solicitors, Hastings: legal papers and corresp 20th cent (9829)
  • Tennant & Knight, solicitors, Brighton: deeds and papers 19th-20th cent (9672)
  • Young, Coles & Langdon, solicitors, Hastings: records and client papers 19th-20th cent (9658)
  • Sussex Police Authority: Plumpton production record book and occurrence book 1940-71 (9635)

Essex Record Office

  • Duffield & Son, solicitors, Chelmsford: investment ledger 1901-22, cash book 1917-45, trust ledger for Henry Marriage 1912-27 and copies of tithe apportionments, Abbess and Beauchamp Roding and Moulton (Suffolk) 19th cent 19th cent-1945 (D/DU 1516 addl.)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Glamorgan Constabulary and Merthyr Tydfill Borough Police: registration of aliens incl reigstration books and cards, photographs, travel permits and police filing c1916-1950 (DCON, DCONMT)
  • Merthyr Tydfil County Court: records 1870-1991 (2007/60)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Ivor Bertie Gurney, poet and composer: additional papers 1919-1972 (D10500)

Greater Manchester County Record Office

  • Northern Circuit: volume of committee minutes 1965-67 and library loans 1980-84 1965-1984 (G/NCO add)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • North West Wales Coroner: additional records 1999-2004 (XCR)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • J Francis Evans, police officer: papers rel to Merioneth constabulary 1900-1934 (6284)
  • Edward Jones & Son, solicitors, Blaenau Festiniog: additional records incl coroners papers c1800-1900 (Z/DU)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Moore & Blatch, solicitors, Lymington: additional client papers rel to property in Hampshire, Dorset, Hertfordshire and the Isle of Wight 17th-19th cent (55M72)
  • Andover Petty Sessions: additional minutes 1829-51 (74A07)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale Coroner: inquest files and register of deaths 1990-2006 (CR 21 ACC10178)
  • Lancashire Constabulary: Garstang Division discipline book, warrant books and memoranda book; Hornby Division Petty Sessions minutes; Lancaster Division misconduct book, petty sessions minutes, report book of refused charges and "Procedure for Murder Investigation" booklet, information book for Preston Guild 1857-1976 (PLA/ACC10237)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Crane & Walton, solicitors, Ashby-de-la-Zouch: records incl probate papers c1800-1910 (DE7191)
  • Whetstone & Frost, solicitors, Leicester: deeds, probate records, maps, sales particulars and records of Claybrook Hall and the Grewcock family 19th-20th cent (DE7346)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Andrew, Race, Midgeley & Hill, solicitors, Lincoln: additional clients records, incl records rel to AE Parkinson's Trust and St Swithin's Church Land Trust 1700-1970 (ARMH)
  • Roythorne & Co, solicitors, Spalding: clients deeds 1644-1915 (ROYTHORNE)
  • Walkers, Rainey & Owen, solicitors, Spilsby: clients records, incl Mid-Lincolnshire Electric Supply Co, Lincolnshire Railway Protection Association, Wainfleet and Friskney Outmarsh Reclamation Co Ltd and corresp of Colonel GJS Scovell 17th-20th cent (WRO)
  • West Lincolnshire (Grantham & Sleaford) Coroner: registers of deaths, and inquest and post mortem reports 1998-2005 (CORONER/WEST LINCOLNSHIRE)
  • West Lincolnshire (Lincoln District) Coroner: records incl registers of deaths 1992-2004 (CORONER/WEST LINCOLNSHIRE)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Camberwell Green Magistrates Court: court registers 1970-1981 (B07/035)
  • HM Prison, Wormwood Scrubs: baptism, confirmation and service registers for Wormwood Scrubs Church of England Chapel, later St Francis of Assisi chapel, incl records rel to predecessor institutions 1851-1992 (LMA/4417)
  • Marylebone Magistrates Court: consents to marry, adoptions, domestic court maintenance proceedings orders and registers, letter books and records rel to Wells Street magistrates court incl registers 1884-1988 (B07/026)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Hayes & Storr, solicitors, Fakenham: further clients' records 18th cent-20th cent (ACC 2007/249)
  • Norfolk Constabulary: further records, incl many rel to Great Yarmouth police 19th cent-20th cent (ACC 2006/282, 305, 383, ACC 2007/34, 162-63, 236)

North Highland Archive

  • DW Georgeson & Son, solicitors, Thurso: additional records 20th cent (GEO)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Lowther Carrick, solicitors, Middlesbrough: clients papers of the Grey, Harwood, Sowerby, Page, Preston, Handyside, Jackson and Johnson families 19th cent - 20th cent (ZOZ)
  • Northallerton and Richmond Magistrates Court: court registers 1997-2003 (PS/A. PS/R)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • Brumell & Sample, solicitors, Morpeth: minutes, financial records, corresp, misc records c1850-1950 (ZBS)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Diana Barley, magistrate: magistrates papers incl corresp, minutes and reports rel to Probation Service, Youth Service, magistrates and Justices of the Peace c1960-2002 (7183)
  • Mansfield Magistrates Court: records incl betting and gaming register, bookmakers permits and betting office licences, gaming, bingo and part III registrations and expired betting register c1960-2007 (7267)
  • Newark Magistrates Court: records incl betting and gaming registers, Section 34 gaming machine permit registers, registered clubs, register of bingo licences, and registrations under part III of the Gaming Act 1961-2006 (7259)
  • Nottingham Magistrates Court: betting and gaming registers, and general licensing records c1960-2005 (7286)

Peterborough Archives Service

  • Hundred of Norman Cross and Liberty of Peterborough Association for the Protection of Property: records 1803-98

Powys County Archives Office

  • Radnorshire and Builth Wells: court registers and minute books from various petty sessional divisions 1877-1988 (R/D/DIL)

Shakespeare Centre Library and Archive

  • Robert Lunn & Lowth, solicitors, Stratford upon Avon: clients papers incl records rel to Rother Street, Mansell Street and Holtom Street, Stratford upon Avon 1789-1903 (DR1198, DR1207, DR1220)

Sheffield Archives

  • South Yorkshire Police: records rel to the Hillsborough Disaster 1989-1990s (SYP-Hillsborough)

Somerset Record Office

  • Austin & Bath, solicitors, Glastonbury: business papers 1700-2000 (A/CMA)
  • Bartlett, Gooding & Weelen, solicitors, Glastonbury: deeds and papers 1700-2000 (A/CMA)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Arthur J Rogers, Clerk to the Southampton Justices: personal papers c1930-59 (6788)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

  • Newcastle under Lyme Borough Quarter Sessions: minutes 1664-1938 (D6758)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • HM Prison, Swansea: records incl registers of inmates c1800-1999 (D/D PRO/HMP)

West Sussex Record Office

  • James Ford, Superintendent, West Sussex Constabulary: memoirs 1867-1900 (Acc14881)
  • Warwick & Barber, solicitors, Rustington: records 20th cent (Acc14962)
  • West Sussex Constabulary: letter books, with Midhurst division charge book and City of Chichester Police report book 1854-82 (Acc14976)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Gaunts, solicitors, Bradford: clients' papers 1685-1955 (WYC:1356)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Armitage Sykes, solicitors, Huddersfield: additional clients' papers 1794-1906 (KC642)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Percival Andree Pickering, barrister: corresp 1827-1853 (WYL2163)
  • Wrigleys, solicitors, Leeds: records 1844-1984 (WYL1830)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Keary, Stokes & White, solicitors, Chippenham: business and clients records, incl Chippenham charities, manor of Biddestone, Corsham rectory manor, Christian Malford rectory manor, Monks estate (Goldney), Rowden Hill House (Nicholls), Neeld family estates, Henly of Hilamarton, Sun Insurance registers, deeds and papers 1600-2000 (3608)
  • Pinniger, Finch & Co, solicitors, Westbury: client papers, deeds and leases 1800-2000 (3598)
  • Wood & Awdry, solicitors, Chippenham: client papers of West Awdry and successors 1840-1959 (3630)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Wallasey Police Court: record book of juvenile cases 1954-1962 (acc no 1771)

Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch

  • Scotts, solicitors, Bromsgrove: records incl clients deeds and probate papers 17th-20th cent (BA14478)
  • Willans, solicitors, Cheltenham: clients deeds and papers rel to Evesham, Malvern, Wickhamford and Fernhill Heath in North Claines c1860-1990 (BA14499)
  • Evesham County Court: stray attorney rolls and newspaper cuttings c1870-1960 (BA14525)


Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • James Wilbond, District Inspector, Royal Irish Constabulary: officer's journals 1892-1920 (D4399)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Jacob Gaster, lawyer, civil rights campaigner and communist: records incl papers, press cuttings and notes rel to social issues in London and Gaster's service on the London County Council, press cuttings and reel to reel tapes 1946-2007 (GASTER)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • William Govett Romaine, lawyer and civil servant: letters received mid 19th cent (MS Add. 9768)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Allan Menzies, professor of conveyancing: corresp 1855-56 (E2007.07)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • Modern Law Review, journal: additional records 1970s-1980s (MLR)
  • Labour Campaign for Criminal Justice: additional records 1979-1993 (LCCJ)