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Major accessions to repositories in 2011 relating to Building and Construction


Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives: Town House branch

  • Lawson, Turnbull & Co Ltd, plumbers' merchants and electrical factors, Aberdeen: private ledgers and journals 1902-1943 (DD1551)

Cornwall Record Office

  • John Samuel Tregenza & Sons, builders, Newlyn: business records incl work diary, contracts and plans 1937-1960 (AD1518)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • JW Douglas, joiner and builder, Workington: wage records 1923 (YDB 75)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • R Skevington & Sons, painters, decorators and railway contractors, Derby: ledgers 1909-1935 (D7402)

Devon Record Office

  • Berry & Vincent Ltd, builders, Crediton: corresp plans and specifications for Devon projects 1970-1979 (7959)

Durham County Record Office

  • Amalgamated Society of Engineers, Consett and Blackhill branches: membership registers (Acc No 7841)

East Sussex Record Office

  • James & Frank Dengate, builders, decorators and undertakers, Sedlescombe: records 1924-48 (ACC 11001)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • McArthur Brothers, painters and house decorators, Edinburgh: ledgers and accounts c1890-1959 (Accn 870)

Essex Record Office

  • Binnie & Partners, consulting engineers, Redhill: records rel to Thames Tidal Defences at Canvey Island, Benfleet, Tilbury and Wennington 1974-2011 (A13137)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • JT Barton, builder, Odiham: records incl ledgers, wage books 1946-85 (85A11)
  • Edward Hellis, carpenter, Odiham: records incl day books 1838-62 (85A11)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Benjamin Busby, builder and undertaker, Abbots Langley: day books 1890-1929 (Acc 5172)
  • James Darvill & Son, builders, Watford: records 1902-1972 (Acc 5098)

Isle of Wight Record Office

  • Twymans, builders and funeral directors, Freshwater: additional business records 1899-1985 (2011/060)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • J Hunt & Son, builders, Leicester: business records incl ledgers, cash books, annual statements, notebooks, corresp, plans 1926-1982 (DE8143)

Norfolk Record Office

  • ACP Brown, builder and undertaker, Norwich: accounts and other records c 1942-1952 (ACC 2010/336)

North Devon Record Office

  • RH Burgess, builder, Barnstaple: ledgers, sales books, Putsborough workbook, wages books 1931-1974 (A432)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • William Woodsend Ltd, builders and contractors, Nottingham: contract ledgers, day, cash and wage books 1881-1959 (DD/2675, DD/99)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Edward Dolbear, decorator, Plymouth: cash book and financial ledger 1944-1961 (3776)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • King family, builders, Frome: cash book incl household accounts 1826-1836 (A\DHT)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Brims & Co Ltd, public works contractors, Newcastle upon Tyne: photographs of construction works c1900-50 (DX1425)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Jim Wakefield & Leslie Staniforth, builders and decorators, Shoreham: records c1930-79 (Acc 16166)

Wigan Archives Service

  • Builder: day book 1799-1801 (Acc. 2011/125)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Huntley & Son, builders, carpenters and wheelwrights, Aton Barnes and Honeystreet: accounts, corresp, estimates and family papers 1801-1905 (3948)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Leslie Edwards, engineer and arbitrator: papers rel to the construction of Marsa shipyard at Malta 1975-1978 (1735)
  • Edward James Mortimer Hepper, civil engineer: papers rel to worldwide projects 1970-2003 (1701)
  • Andrew Hood, engineer: papers rel to the development of Prestcore piling 1919-1961 (1744)
  • Society of Civil Engineers: records incl minutes and membership lists 1951-2010 (1739)


Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Ninewells Hospital, Dundee: photographs, transparencies and reports rel to the construction and alteration of Ninewells Hospital c1964-2000 (2011/455)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • McKean Group Ltd, civil engineering contractors, Glasgow: records, mainly financial 1950-1980 (ACCN 3611)