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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Gardening


Devon Record Office

  • Exeter Flower Club: minutes, accounts, membership records, corresp and photographs 1960-2007 (7205)

Essex Record Office

  • Glencroft Nursery, Hawkwell: records 1931-1970 (D/F 300)
  • Spencers Nursery, Hawkwell: records 1976-1982 (D/F 299)
  • Potter Street Harlow Horticultural Society: minute book 1948-1962 (D/DU 2468)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Heol Gwrgan Allotments Association, Whitchurch: allotment book c1950-59 (DX504)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Alton Horticultural Society: minutes 1902-2000 (203A08)

Highland Council Archives

  • Inverness Horticultural Society: minute book 1989-2001 (Acc 1699)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • Milton Hutchings, nurserymen, Hillingdon: glass negatives (ADB/08/49)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Ormskirk Flower Club: records incl accounts, minutes, corresp and photographs 1962-2007 (DDX 2659)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Dereham Horticultural Society: records incl minutes and accounts 20th cent (ACC 007/351)
  • Norfolk and Norwich Horticultural Society: records incl minutes and accounts 1911-2005 (ACC 2007/320)
  • Norfolk Gardens Trust: records 1988-1997 (ACC 2007/374)
  • Norwich and District Fuchsia and Pelargonium Society: records incl minutes, corresp and accounts 1972-2006 (ACC 2008/180)

North Devon Record Office

  • Burrington Flower Show Committee: minutes and programmes 1975-2008 (A198)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • Hardy Plant Society, North East branch: minutes 1996-2007 (NRO 08017)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • Wincobank and Blackburn Garden Society: minutes and corresp 1957-2008 (734-G)

Sheffield Archives

  • Healthy Gardening Group, Sheffield: records incl accounts and group history c1996-2000 (X209)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Saumarez family, Barons de Saumarez: Repton red books (Livermere, Nacton and Shrubland) 1789-92, Livermere and Shrubland house, garden and park plans and papers 19th cent, patents 1804 and 1814, and photographic collection rel to Shrubland Park and Broke House c1850-1980 1789-1980 (HA93, K839)

Surrey History Centre

  • Ewell Horticultural Association: records incl minutes, show handbooks and photographs 1888-2006 (8248)
  • Land Club League, Caterham: deeds, allotment plans, financial records 1909-62 (8399)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Crowhill Allotment Society, Nuneaton: minutes, rental and account book, list of shareholders, other papers 1921-1969 (CR4186)
  • Flower and Produce Show Committee, Kineton: committee minutes and accounts; programmes, leaflets, lists of results 1984-1999 (CR4212)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Bull Royd Lane and District Horticultural Society and Waterside Allotment Holders, Bradford: accounts 1948-1958 (WYB386)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • Yorkshire Gardens Trust: minutes and accounts 1996-2004 (ACC 32/2008)

Reading University Library: Special Collections

  • Charlotte Mary Cade, horticulture student: study notebooks c1920-29 (MS5368)

Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • John Powling (Seeds) Ltd, Downham Market: business records incl photographs 20th cent (DX1798)