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Major accessions to repositories in 2009 relating to Gardening


Cornwall Record Office

  • Camborne Produce Association: minutes, allotment rent ledgers 1917-89 (X1334)

Devon Record Office

  • Lilian Mey Cronne, diarist: weather and gardening diaries 1977-1999 (7590)

Dorset History Centre

  • Bothenhampton and District Horticultural Society: minutes and accounts 1976-2008 (D.2203)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Saltdean Horticultural Society: minutes, corresp and programmes 1988-2008 (10125)

Essex Record Office

  • Dedham Horticultural Society: minutes 1977-1995 (D/Z 549)
  • Hill Road Allotment Group, Chelmsford: minutes 1986-1999 (D/Z 555)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Mid Hertfordshire Floral Arrangement Association: additional records, incl minutes, corresp, visitors' book, book of income, book of expenditure and scrapbooks 1965-2009 (Acc 4631)
  • Stevenage Allotments and Gardeners Association: records, incl association and show accounts and card indexes of extinguished tenancies and notices to quit plots c1947-2000 (Acc 4690)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Lochaber Horticultural Society: minute and account book 1906-1913 (L/D44)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Northallerton Horticultural Society: minutes 1992-2008 (Z.1313)

Surrey History Centre

  • Wimbledon Borough: additional records incl registers, surveyors' wage accounts, minutes of Technical Instruction, Lighting and Allotments Committees 1852-1938 (8514)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens, Warwickshire Group: minutes, corresp, newsletters, accounts, photographs 1983-2009 (CR 4266)


Reading University: Museum of English Rural Life

  • Unnamed, researcher into market gardening: research notes, research paper and news cuttings c1930-39 (D DX 1882)
  • Suttons Seeds Ltd, seed merchants, Reading: additional records incl trial books c1873-1989 (TR DX 1815, 1816, 1887)