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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Sport


Aberdeen City Archives

  • Aberdeen Badminton Club minutes, cash book 1906-63, 1st Aberdeenshire Royal Engineer (Volunteers) Badminton Club minutes 1902-07, Aberdeen Engineers Badminton Club minutes, 1907-14, 1923 1902-1963 (DD/1190)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Mark Jones and Thomas Taylor, professional footballer: records, incl items rel to Munich Air Disaster 1958 (A/3164/Z)
  • Charlie Williams, footballer and comedian: letters, scrapbooks, programmes, photographs and 'This is your life' book 1927-2006 (A/3185/F)

Bath and North East Somerset Record Office

  • Bath Cricket Club: minutes, corresp and scorebooks 20th cent (Acc 742)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Reading Wheelers Cycling Club: records incl minutes, accounts and record of prizes 1934-65 (D/EX 2068)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Bexley Borough Athletics Club: papers incl minutes 1955-99 (CSBAC)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Haulgh Lawn Tennis Club, Bolton: minutes, corresp, etc 1954-1968 (Acc No 2057)

Brent Archive

  • Willesden and Brent Chess Club: minutes, files and photographs c1970-89 (7/2008)

Bristol Record Office

  • Guy Reid-Bailey, founder United Housing Association: corresp and papers incl material rel to Bristol West Indian Cricket Club 2000-2008 (43745)
  • Stokes Croft Old Boys Rugby Football Club, Bristol: minutes and papers 1929-1979 (43700)

Bromley Local Studies & Archives

  • William Gilbert Grace, cricketer: letters (4) 1895-1906 (1774, 1830)

Bury Archives Service

  • Radcliffe and Pilkington Bowling Club: visitors book 1873-1959 (GRP)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Stony Stratford Sports Club: cash books 1953-91 (AR 56/2008)

Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library, Whitehaven

  • St Bees Cricket Club: records incl minutes, corresp and scorebooks 1931-2001 (YDSO 96)
  • Workington Bowling Green Lawn Tennis Club: minute and account book 1945-1966 (YDSO 97)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • Kendal Amateur Swimming Club: additional minutes and corresp 1995-2008 (WDSO 71)
  • Ramblers Association, Kendal group: additional minutes 1989-1999 (WDSo 277)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Derbyshire Ladies County Golf Association: minutes and other records 1908-2000 (D7036)

Devon Record Office

  • Exeter Ladies Hockey Club: membership records and accounts incl Exmouth Hockey Club 1990-2007 (7326)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Doncaster Hockey Club: minutes, corresp, membership lists etc 1905-2006 (DS/115)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham City Cricket Club: scorebooks 1994-2001 (Acc No 7244)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Percy Marlborough Stewart, traveller: records, incl his book 'Round the World with Rod and Rifle' 1924 with related hand painted illustrations and diagrams c1890-1960 (DDBU)
  • Beverley and East Riding Lawn Tennis Club: accounts 1946-1980 (DDX1282)
  • Bridlington and District Amateur Cricket League: minutes 1924-1935 (DDX1368)
  • Cottingham Lawn Tennis Club: minutes 1953-1962 (DDX1282)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Compton Croquet Club: records incl minutes 1898-1998 (ACC 10017)
  • Glynde and Beddingham Cricket Club: additional records incl AGM and General Committee minutes 1984-2004 (ACC 9915)
  • Sussex County Cricket Club: records incl photograph albums (1907-10) and scorebooks (1976-96) for cricket, speedway, football and boxing 1907-96 (ACC 10092)

Essex Record Office

  • Blackwater Sailing Club: further records 1986-2007 (D/Z 431)
  • Essex and Suffolk Border Cycling Combine: minutes and papers 1948-2004 (D/Z 528)
  • Ramblers Association, Essex area: minutes and corresp 1956-2008 (D/Z 181)
  • Romford Rifle Club: further records 1966-1989 (D/Z 520)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Flintshire County Cricket Club: additional minutes and corresp 1983-2005 (AN4198)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester and Severnside Co-Op Bowling Club: minutes, membership records and papers 1981-2008 (D11447)
  • Gloucestershire Bowling Association: minutes and papers 1926-2006 (D11202)
  • Tytherington and Falfield Cricket Club: minutes, scorebooks, corresp and papers 1949-2000 (D11461)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Gwynedd Football League: minutes and programmes 1983-2001 (XM12394)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Barmouth Three Peaks Yacht Race: records 1979-2007 (6524)

Hammersmith and Fulham Archives and Local History Centre

  • Furnivall Sculling Club, Hammersmith: additional corresp rel to memorial book for FJ Furnivall 1910-18 (A2008/3)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Liphook Golf Club: administrative and financial records, greenkeeper's reports, papers rel to club house 1922-2003 (41A08)
  • Sparsholt Cricket Club: papers incl fixture cards, minutes, annual reports, records rel to tours c1970-2007 (51A08)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Glen Brittle Memorial Hut Committee: further papers 1967-1983 (Acc 148)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Isle of Wight County Cricket Association: minutes and corresp 1963-2001 (AC2008/089)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Lancashire Football Association: records 1878-1983 (DDX 2708)
  • Lancashire Football Combination: records 1878-1983 (DDX 2714)
  • Lancaster Regatta: records 19th-20th cent (DDX 2686)
  • Preston Harriers and Athletics Club: records 1960-1992 (DDX 2711)
  • The Football League: board and committee minutes and associated papers 1888-2003 (DDFOL)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Burbage Cricket Club: minutes, accounts, scorebooks and photographs c1900-2007 (DE7520)
  • Stoneygate Rugby Football Club, Leicester: minutes, season records, team record books, newsletters and other records 1893-1991 (DE7621)
  • Wigston Chess Club: minutes and financial records 1944-2003 (DE7623)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • North Somercotes Village Institute Billiards and Snooker Club: records, incl minutes, deeds, bank books, file of solicitors' corresp rel to title of the Institute and notes on the history of the land and building 1869-2003 (MISC DEP 696)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Everton Football Club: additional records 19th cent-20th cent (796 EVE)
  • Northern Athletics Club: minutes, race results and reports 1957-2006 (Acc 6215)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Middlesex County Chess Association: papers incl minutes and corresp 1907-2002 (B08/145)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Aldborough Cricket Club: minutes, accounts, etc 1924-1951 (ACC 2008/220)
  • Norfolk Squash Association: minutes c1935-1975 (ACC 2008/49)
  • Norwich Sports Council: minutes, accounts and corresp 1978-2008 (Acc 2008/118)

Northumberland Collections Service

  • Thomas Robson, huntsman: farming and hunting diaries, and those of his son 1898-1928 (NRO 07908)
  • Ashington Cricket Club: score book 1976-80 (NRO 07689)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Mansfield Bowling Club: minutes, match records, record of committe members, accounts, members lists and misc papers 1839-2007 (7343)
  • Newark Rifle League: minutes 1903-1927 (7407)
  • Newark and District Amateur Football League: minutes 1927-1943 (7402)
  • Newark Cricket Club: minutes, membership book, ledgers, cash book, account books, members' tickets, rules, score books, corresp and other records 1891-1994 (7414)
  • Winthorpe United Football Club: minutes and register of players 1972-1983 (7412)

Oxfordshire Record Office

  • Oxford City Cricket Club: minutes, score books and bank records 1954-97 (Acc 5718)

Pembrokeshire Record Office

  • Amroth Seagulls Football Club: minutes, financial records, handbooks and papers 1947-60 (DSO/98)

Powys County Archives Office

  • Newtown Ladies Hockey Club: records incl minutes, programmes, photographs 1919-2001 (M/SOC/23)

Sheffield Archives

  • Brentwood Lawn Tennis Club, Sheffield: miutes, accounts, property records, membership records and corresp 1907-2002 (X146)
  • Millhouses Park, Sheffield: accident book, with petty cash information and lists of cricketers c1944-48 (X150)
  • Ramblers Association, Sheffield and District branch: minutes and papers 2001-2006 (MD7490)

Shropshire Archives

  • Clun Bowling Club: records 1926-1944 (acc no 7787)
  • Shropshire Ladies County Golf Association: records 19th cent-20th cent (acc no 7767)

Somerset Record Office

  • Street Cycling Club: records 1952-2008 (A\CWC)

Southampton Archives Office

  • Southampton Hockey Club: minutes, corresp, fixture records and photographs 1932-2008
  • Southampton Wheelers Cycling Club: minutes, membership records, magazines and photographs 1926-65

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

  • Cannock Bowling Green Club: minutes, papers 1883-2007 (D6778)
  • Staffordshire Ladies' County Golf Association: minutes, match records, centenary publication 1907-2007 (D6799)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Longton Swimming Club: records 1929 -1936 (SD 1455)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Stirling and District Miniature Rifle Association: minutes, cash book, bank book 1936-1991
  • Strathendrick Golf and Tennis Club, Drymen: minutes, accounts, corresp 1901-2002

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Suffolk County Amateur Swimming Association: records 1948-1989 (GC703)
  • Woolpit Playing Field Committee and Village Hall: records 1898-1990 (GC702)

Surrey History Centre

  • Borough of Reigate and District Rifle Club: annual reports, minutes, accounts, membership records and misc further material incl cuttings and plans 1906-2007 (8321)
  • Epsom Municipal Officers Cricket Club: additional records incl fixture cards 1939-67 (8153)
  • Mole Valley Ramblers Association: rights of way files c1970-2005 (8281)
  • Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club: visitor's book and suggestions book with plan of Old Deer Park course (1923) 1923-88 (8148)
  • Southern Youth Football League: match and players' records c1987-94 (8280)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Stretford Wednesday Bowling Club: minutes 1910-64 (TRA08/50)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Henley-in-Arden Hockey Club: minutes, accounts, receipts 1919-1936 (CR4230)
  • Leamington and District Referees' Association: minutes, papers, photographs 1931-1990 (CR4231)
  • Warwickshire Ladies' County Golf Association: minutes, corresp, press releases, papers 1962-1998 (CR3264)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Gower Road Football and Cricket Club: minutes and accounts 1884-86

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Huddersfield Otters Amateur Swimming Club: records, incl minutes, membership records, financial records, photographs and misc papers 1909-2001 (WYK1438)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds and District Rifle and Revolver Association: records, incl various committee minutes, accounts, inc Burnell Range financial papers, range fees book, trophy record and corresp 1939-2004 (WYAS4161)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Wakefield Rugby (Union) Football Club: records, incl minutes, corresp, members' fixture cards, programmes, photographs and histories of the club 1901-2004 (WYW1672)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Purton Football Club: minutes, accounts and notebooks 1892-1964 (3737)

Wolverhampton Archives and Local Studies

  • Henry Gough & Son Ltd, lawn tennis hard court manufacturers, Wolverhampton: financial records, corresp, building plans, papers 1860-1969


Jersey Archive

  • Caversham International Tennis Tournament, Jersey: papers 2008 (JA/1495)
  • Papers rel to ICC World Cricket League, Jersey Cricket Handbook and Jersey Island Cricket Club Fixtures 1940-2008 (JA/1505)

Manx National Heritage Library

  • Commonwealth Games Association of the Isle of Man: records incl minutes and scrapbook 1954-2003 (MS 11966)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert Andrew Crampsey, writer, teacher and broadcaster: literary papers, broadcasts and press-cuttings 1970-98 (Acc.12980)
  • Andrew Greig, author and mountaineer: further literary papers c2002-07 (Acc.12958)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • County Antrim and District Football Association: committee minutes 1888-1904 (D4342)


Mountain Heritage Trust

  • Alan Hankinson, journalist and author: interviews with prominent mountaineers c1987 (AHA/3)
  • Johnnie Lees, mountain rescue services: papers rel to mountain rescue activity 1935-2002 (JRL)
  • Jill Neate, mountaineering historian and bibliographer: research material for mountaineering books c1980-1987 (JNE)


Bangor University, Archives and Special Collections

  • Royal Anglesey Yacht Club: minutes 1802-76 (2008/6)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Durham University Women's Playing Fields Board of Management: financial records, corresp file 1897-1946 (UND)

London University: King's College Archives

  • King's College Boat Club, London: records incl minutes and photographs 1919-1948 (Acc. 568)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Nottingham University Boat Club: administrative papers c1949-2000 (U)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Raymond Hook, animal breeder and mountaineer: letters to his godson John Pollard rel to life in Kenya 1944-63 (MSS. Afr. s. 2458)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Oxford University Golf Club: competition register 1937-61

University of Westminster Archives

  • Polytechnic Cycling Club, Westminster: photographs and programmes 1943-1980s (UWA PRC)