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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Building and Construction


Aberdeen City Archives

  • William Taggart & Son, granite merchants, Aberdeen: papers, photographs and plans of Allenvale Granite Works 20th cent (ACC1440)

Bath Record Office

  • Thomas Cox & Sons, builders merchants, Bristol: papers and photographs rel to work carried out on the ceiling of the Roman Baths Museum, Bath 1962-1969 (Acc 774)

Bedfordshire and Luton Archives Service

  • Stonehenge Brick Company, Leighton Buzzard: records 1935-1975 (Z1376)

Bristol Record Office

  • George Burden, builder, Bristol: invoices and quotations addressed to him 1932-1939 (44245)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Sandys family, baronets, of Wilberton: fen and other estate papers, incl Commissioners of Sewers papers 1619-c.1664, papers and accounts for construction of (Old) Bedford River and associated works 1633-41 and papers rel to the debts of Colonel Samuel Sandys (d.1685) 1619-1681 (R109/046)

Centre for Kentish Studies

  • Davis & Leaney, builders, Goudhurst: business records incl day books, ledgers, wages books, register of chimney sweeps 1883-1938 (Acc7714)
  • G & F Penn Ltd, builders, Tunbridge Wells and Goudhurst: records incl customer ledgers c1890-1920 (Acc7714)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Cornish Institute of Engineers: records incl minutes and subscription book 1912-2006 (X1324)

Devon Record Office

  • Exmouth marina: papers rel to the building of the marina 1989-2005 (7404)

Dorset History Centre

  • GA Wilson & Son, builders, Blandford Forum: additional financial records 1951-1996 (D/WSN)
  • Trinity House, Isle of Wight: Engineers Department drawings for lighthouses at Portland and Swanage 1952-1992 (D.2213)

Durham County Record Office

  • Dorman, Long & Co Ltd, coal and iron masters, iron, steel and wire manufacturers, bridge builders: averages book of Parson Byres limestone quarry, Stanhope 1896-1943 (Acc no 07430)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • George Shepherdson and Son Ltd, builders, Driffield: accounts 1884-1913 (DDX1431)

East Sussex Record Office

  • South Downs Society: Brighton and Hove Albion football stadium enquiry papers 2001-07 (10283)

Essex Record Office

  • Percy Frost, painter and decorator, Kelvedon: ledger 1943-1953 (D/F 310)
  • Montagu Scott Morgan, quantity surveyor, Chelmsford: diaries 1936-1980 (D/DU 2161 addl)
  • Builders and undertakers, Rayleigh: accounts 1884-1904 (D/F 308)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Ramsay & Primrose, consulting engineers, Glasgow: contract volume 1939 (TD1768)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Amphlett & Co, builders, Chedworth: financial records 1972-1992 (D11827)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Ernest Hill, builders and undertakers, of Froyle: ledgers incl undertakers' accounts, day books c1910-70 (151A09)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Sir Frederic James Osborn, town planner: corresp and papers 1880-1977 (Acc 4805)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Tarmac Northern Ltd, quarry owners: Lochaline silica sand mine staff records, accident books, corresp, photographs, plans 1943-2000 (L/D35)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • William Peacock, builder, Huntingdon: records, incl accounts 1973-74 and papers and plans rel to development of houses in West End, Brampton 1974-78 1949-1978 (Accession 5317)
  • William Osborne Peek, plumber, glazier, painter and decorator, St Ives: business and family papers 1871-1981 (Accession 5328)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Alfred Edward Hupton, builder, Brooke: deeds and papers rel to property in Brooke and Mundham; accounts of work completed at Brooke Hall and Hall Farm 1913-1922 and Brooke Hall Estate rent books 1929-1945 rel to role as estate manager and rent collector 1836-1945 (ACC 2009/251)
  • William Wilkins, builders, Lessingham: records, incl customer account ledgers 1886-1931 (ACC 2009/142)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Bucktrout & Firth, painters, Bedale: records incl accounts and personal papers 19th cent (ZSE)

Somerset Record Office/Somerset Heritage Office

  • Stanley Gibbs, builder, Henton: ledgers with index of clients 1897-1938 (A\DBZ)
  • Hobbs family, builders, Bruton: corresp and papers incl map and local records 1798-1938 (A\DBR)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Tower Hamlets Borough Council: building control records 1905-2007 (L/THL/D/2)


Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Hamon Bros, builders, St Sampson: accounts and papers incl family records 1914-1970 (AQ 1100/01-30)

Jersey Archive

  • J W Huelin Ltd, timber importers, builders merchants, Jersey: corresp and photographs 1930-1969 (JA/1532 JA/1604)


Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit

  • Lionel Geoffrey Booth, lecturer, civil and structural engineer: notes and slides used in timber technology and civil engineering lecturers at Imperial College London c1980-1999 (B/Booth)