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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to London


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Dr Cyril Hart: photographic record of Dagenham 1948 (ACQ2008/011)
  • Vivian Bevan Todd, employee of Ford Motor Co: personal diary rel to work and life on the Rylands estate, Dagenham 1937 (ACQ2008/03)
  • Pesci, fish and chip shop, Barking: accounts and administrative records 1920-94 (ACQ2008/026)
  • Barking borough: regeneration department records rel to Vicarage Field shopping centre 1986-91 (ACQ2008/022)
  • Barking borough: planning applications for new streets and buildings (non-consecutive) 1895-1967 (ACQ2008/02)
  • St Margaret's Church of England School, Barking: administrative records, log book and admissions register 1871-1995 (ACQ2008/025)

Barnet Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • William MacBeath Marcham, antiquary, curator of the Barnet Museum: research papers incl transcripts and typescripts rel to local history 20th cent (Ms 23088)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Percy Parris: records incl wartime correspondence 1943-1945
  • Bexley Sikh Community Oral History Project: records incl recordings and transcripts 2005
  • Bexley Borough Athletics Club: papers incl minutes 1955-99 (CSBAC)
  • Colyers Primary School, Erith: log book and admission registers 1969-1998 (LAXCOL)
  • Erith Orchestra: records incl minutes and corresp 1974-87
  • Hall Place Oral History Project, Bexley: records incl recordings and transcripts 2006
  • St Mary's and St Joseph's Roman Catholic School, Sidcup: admission registers 1945-1981 (LAXSMJ)
  • Westwood College, Welling: administrative papers and registers 1937-2001 (LAXWWD)

Brent Archive

  • JH Dallmeyer Ltd, manufacturers of lenses, telescopes and photographic equipment, London: additional records comprising stock and order books (32/2008)
  • Frederick James Mills, pharmacist and chemist, Willesden: accounts, with notes on optics when a student (1920s) 1946-63 (2/2008)
  • Harlesden City Challenge: records, photographs, videos and display material 1998-2003 (5/2008)
  • Willesden and Brent Chess Club: minutes, files and photographs c1970-89 (7/2008)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • William Gilbert Grace, cricketer: letters (4) 1895-1906 (1774, 1830)
  • Beckenham Conservative Association: minutes and publications 1938-97 (1840)
  • Bromley War Memorial Fund: minutes, cash book and donor records 1921-24 (1784)
  • Bromley Borough Council: minutes of the Anglo-Austrian Children's Holiday Committee 1955-59 (1780)
  • Cray Fire Brigade: committee minutes 1895-1908 (1806)
  • London Ratepayers Alliance: papers incl agendas, minutes and corresp c1967-73 (1802)
  • Orpington Urban District Council: records rel to development of the Ramsden estate c1953-63 (1776)
  • Orpington Central Schools: log books of girls and boys schools 1935-74 (1821)
  • Scientific Instrument Research Association: photographs and published material c1947-58 (1816)

Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre

  • Sergeant Percival Clifton Bacon: papers rel to service in Territorial Army and imprisonment during World War Two in Stalag 383 prisoners of war camp 1933-1957
  • Bull & Bull, solicitors, London: legal papers of Sir Charles Crauford Fraser 1894-1909
  • Kentish Town British School: minutes and log books 1859-1901
  • Kentish Town Literary Society: minutes 1898-1906
  • Kentish Town Reading Society: minutes 1854-1881

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Alice Mary Bernhard- Smith, artist: corresp and photographs rel to XXI Gallery, Adelphi 1960-1968 (Acc 2555)
  • Sir Basil Urwin Spence, architect: architectural plans, photographs and project records 1961-1975 (Acc 2585)
  • The Friends of St Clement Danes, Westminster: minutes and corresp 1994-2005 (Acc 2573)
  • Grey Coat Hospital (Grey Coat School), Westminster: records incl financial and administrative papers 1646-1964 (Acc 2591)
  • The Grosvenor Club, working men's club, London: records incl foundation papers, minutes, accounts, annual reports and administrative papers 1871-2005 (Acc 2602)
  • Marylebone Village Residents Association: records incl minutes and corresp 1974-2007 (Acc 2582)
  • St Margaret's Hospital (Green Coat School), endowed school, Westminster: records incl govenors' corresp, accounts and maps and plans 1474-1969 (Acc 2593)

Croydon Archives Service

  • Austin Bennet, soldier: corresp rel to service in France, India and Middle East 1916-18 (A942)
  • Mary Neville- Kaye, headteacher: records rel to evacuation, work as a teacher and receipt of OBE 1918-1984 (A938, A945)
  • Croydon Recorded Music Society: records incl minutes and photographs 1945-2007 (A949)
  • Elmwood Junior School, Croydon: records incl log books and admission registers 1871-1996 (A960)
  • George Street Congregational Church, Croydon: minutes, reports and register 1834-1972 (A956)
  • Overbury High School and Fairchildes High School, New Addington: admission registers and plans 1964-1979 (A951)
  • Purley High School for Girls Old Girls Association: records incl minutes 1939-2008 (A944)
  • Selsdon Primary School, Croydon: log books, admission and corporal punishment registers 1928-2002 (A940)

Ealing Local History Centre

  • Ealing Hospital: minutes and operation registers 1872-1986
  • Ealing Grammar School for Boys: misc additional material 1955-99

Guildhall Library

  • David T Johnson, researcher: research papers rel to St Paul's Cathedral 1959-2005 (Acc 2008/021)
  • Ken Myers, historian: research papers rel to merchants of London and trade with Rouen in 16th and 17th centuries 1970s-1990s (Acc 2008/027)
  • Justin Theodore Vulliamy, clockmaker: extracts from daybooks and notebooks 18th cent (Acc 2008/001)
  • J & A Scrimgeour, stockbrokers, London: ledgers and articles of partnership 1862-1905 (Ms 38983-85)
  • Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of England, Guildhall Lodge, No 3116: minutes incl accounts 1905-1973 (Ms 38982)

Hackney Archives Department

  • Norris family of South Hackney: estate plan by William Hurst Ashpitel c1803 (2008/24)
  • Ocean Music Venue, Hackney: records rel mainly to property c1995-2005 (2008/28)
  • Friends of Hackney Archives: minutes, corresp and records rel to walks 1985-91 (2008/22)
  • Hackney Air Raid Precautions: incident lists c1940-44 (2008/21)
  • Hackney Marshes User Group: records 1987-2007 (2008/09)
  • London Borough of Hackney: plans of Hackney schools c1800-1989 (2008/41)
  • Shoreditch Trust, charitable regeneration agency: maps of Shoreditch Estates (c300) c1940-1989 (2008/29)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Fuller's Ltd, confectioners, Hammersmith: notebook of works manager 1904-25 (A2008/13)
  • Bishop Creighton House, community support organisation, Hammersmith: additional minutes and corresp 1929-2003 (A2008/8)
  • Furnivall Sculling Club, Hammersmith: additional corresp rel to memorial book for FJ Furnivall 1910-18 (A2008/3)
  • Hammersmith and Fulham Council for Racial Equality: minutes, reports and case files c1980-99 (A2008/5)
  • Peterborough School, Fulham: admission registers, punishment book, staff record, log books, magazines and photographs 1938-2002 (A2008/15)
  • Shepherd's Bush (Baptist) Tabernacle, Hammersmith: additional records incl minutes, annual reports, log book, membership records, magazines and photographs 1890-2006 (A2008/16)
  • Album of photographs of Old English Fancy Dress Ball in aid of West London Hospital 1904 (A2008/4)

Hillingdon Local Studies and Archives

  • British Electric Transformer Co Ltd, Hayes: patent register, photographs, technical drawings and misc further records 1924-68 (ADB/08/15)
  • Milton Hutchings, nurserymen, Hillingdon: glass negatives (ADB/08/49)
  • Evelyn's School, Hillingdon: book giving accounts of pupils killed during Second World War c1939-45 (ADB/08/14)
  • Hillingdon parish enclosure: commissioners minutes 1812-19 (ADB/08/09)
  • Uxbridge Conservative and Unionist Association, Harmondsworth ward: record book 1945 (A06/106)
  • Colham manor: survey 18th cent (ADB/08/10)

Hounslow Library Local Studies Service

  • Mr Whitman, estate agent, of Turnham Green: photographs of Chiswick houses and streets 1895-1932 (HALS/ARC 241)
  • Carden & Godfrey, architects, London: papers rel to Said House, Chiswick, St Joseph's Hospital, Chiswick, Gunnersbury Park Stables and 24 Heathfield Terrace 1958-89 (BRA 2919)
  • Owen, White and Caitlin, solicitors, Shepperton and Feltham: deeds to Bedford Park and Chiswick properties c1890-1949 (BRA 2926)
  • Deeds to property in Chiswick, Hounslow and Osterley, rel to estate of Sir Simeon Bull of Merstham c1880-1939 (BRA 2868)

Lambeth Archives Department

  • Gray family of Clapham Park: papers 19th-20th cent (2008/11)
  • HW Brand & Co, food manufacturers, Vauxhall: wages books, sales ledgers and reports 1838-1938 (IV/271)
  • JW Rumsey & Son, chemist, West Dulwich: prescriptions, returns and receipts books c1920-49 (2008/16)
  • Belgian Refugees Hostel, Tulse Hill: registers, reports, publicity and historical materials 1914-58 (IV/270)
  • Photographic Record and Survey of Surrey: additional slides rel to Lambeth (150) 20th cent (2008/20)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Ruth Bashall, disability rights campaigner: records rel to disability, deportation and immigration, anti-racism and anti-fascism campaigns 1951-2003 (B08/094)
  • Samuel Chinque, publisher and revolutionary: personal papers incl letters and photographs 1913-2005 (B08/103 and B08/104)
  • George Henry Ross Goobey, pension fund manager: papers 1953-1960 (LMA/4481)
  • Annie Horatia Jones: records incl corresp and photographs 1831-1890 (B08/059)
  • Harold Stanley Kalms, Baron Kalms, Chairman of DSG International: corresp, reports and papers rel to involvement with various organisations and the Jewish community 1946-2006 (B08/201)
  • Shu Pao Lim, founder of The Great Wall Society and The Camden Chinese Community Centre: records incl photographs and certificates 1983-2000 (LMA/4504)
  • Sybil Theodora Phoenix, Methodist preacher and campaigner: records rel to work with organisations incl the Marsha Phoenix memorial trust 1950-2008 (B08/211)
  • Francis Raymond Stanley Smith, librarian: corresp rel to work at libraries incl the Guildhall Library, photographs and certificates 1908-1977 (B08/140)
  • Dixons Group plc, electronics retailer, London: records 1937-2007 (B08/200)
  • National Association of Pension Funds Ltd, London: records incl minutes, accounts and annual reports 1917-2007 (LMA/4494, B08/150)
  • Pollinger Ltd, authors agents, London: papers incl corresp, accounts, permissions and authors' contracts 1935-2004 (B08/076)
  • Thames Television Services Ltd: unused footage and material rel to news magazine programmes about London 1978-1989 (B08/208)
  • Association of Clerical, Technical and Supervisory Staff, legal workers branch: minutes, corresp and membership books 1978-1993 (B08/159)
  • Brent black music history project: records 2007 (B08/038)
  • Clapton Youth Centre: records incl committee minutes, papers and promotional material 1979-1984 (B08/123)
  • Dixons City Academy Charitable Trust: records rel to Dixons City Technology College 1988-2004 (B08/202)
  • The Guinness Trust: records incl minutes, accounts and annual reports 1889-2007 (B08/154)
  • Islington Chinese Association: records incl annual reports, letters to members and promotional material 1987-2007 (B08/099)
  • London Beth Din: shochetim book and proceedings books for butchers and caterers cases 1859-1989 (ACC/3400)
  • Middlesex County Chess Association: papers incl minutes and corresp 1907-2002 (B08/145)
  • North London Progressive Synagogue: papers incl council minutes, membership and burial scheme files, Religion School registers and records 1950-2000 (B08/070)
  • Notting Hill Housing Trust: records 1967-2003 (B08/205)
  • Royal Humane Society: records 1774-2006 (LMA/4517)
  • St Marks parish, Harlesden: records 1900-1988 (DRO/181)
  • St Martin parish, Kensal Rise: records 1892-1980 (DRO/179)
  • Thornhill Neighbourhood Project, London: records incl minutes, administrative and policy files, annual reports and Communities and Homes in Central London papers 1978-2002 (B08/071)

Sutton Local Studies & Archives Centre

  • Margaret Cunningham, local historian: research notes and draft of unpublished book 1940-2008 (Accession 764)
  • Westlake Pharmacy, Sutton: prescription books 1875-1900 (Accession 760)
  • Sutton Camera Club: minutes, accounts and photographs 1938-2007 (Accession 758)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Kenneth Leech, Anglican priest: records (P/LEE)
  • Verde & Co Ltd, fruit wholesalers, London: records 1903-1962 (B/MIS/30)
  • Building Control Service, London Borough of Tower Hamlets: records 1904-2008 (L/THL/D2)
  • Lea Rivers Trust, waterway trust, London: records 1992-2008 (TH/9256)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Albert Frederick Hird, journalist: diaries rel to employment at The Daily Express and life in London 1939-1951

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • John Murray, publishers, London: further book files and ledgers c1920-1950 (Acc.12927)

V&A Theatre and Performance Department (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • Pelissier's Follies, theatre production, London: records incl cash books, corresp, diaries and photographs 1896-1925 (THM/345)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Mondcivitan Republic, London: papers incl corresp and minutes rel to Mondcivitan Republic South East Community and the Commonwealth of World Citizens South East Community 1955-1976 (MR)


Bristol University: Theatre Collection

  • BJ Simmons & Co, costumier, London: theatre designs (2008/0057)
  • Gallery First Nighters' Club, London: papers (2008/0101)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • John Edward Martin, economic geographer: research papers rel to the industrial geography of London 1954-1955 (MARTIN)
  • St Katharine's Group, Stepney: papers incl minutes, corresp and unpublished research on gay partnerships 1968-1977 (HCA/ST KATHARINE'S GROUP)