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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Building and Construction


Berkshire Record Office

  • Owen Phillips & Son, builders, Reading: ledger and wage books 1925-1933 (D/EX 1739)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Frederick Job, builder, Wadebridge: corresp and legal papers 1936-1944 (X1374)

Coventry History Centre

  • Ward Brothers & Co Ltd, builders merchants, Coventry: minutes and accounts 1928-1990 (PA2909)

Dorset History Centre

  • Pilkington's Tiles Ltd, bricks and tiles, Swinton and Poole: illustrative sample of plans and diagrams of construction projects 1950-1999 (D.2279)

Highland Archives

  • Highland Buildings Preservation Trust: records incl project files 1996-2010 (D1370)

Lancashire Archives

  • Castle Cement (Ribblesdale) Ltd, Clitheroe: records incl minutes 1936-2008 (DDX 2771)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Worshipful Company of Constructors, London: minutes, corresp, financial records and photographs 1975-2000

Norfolk Record Office

  • James & William Henry Wade, general builders, Long Stratton: ledgers, day books, costing and estimating books 1885-1933 (BR 374)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Buckley & Taylor Ltd, engineers, millwrights and ironfounders, Oldham: engineering plans c1940-1970 (2012/24)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Ephraim Organ & Son Ltd, building contractors, Oxford: accounts, apprenticeships indentures, stock and wage books c 1920-30 (Acc 6062)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Beedon family, builders, surveyors and valuers, Marlesford: records, incl day books and diaries, estimate books, accounts, measurement book for Cretingham Rectory 1865, account book for work on Aldringham House 1876, poor rate books 1848-1890, collecting and deposit books for Plomesgate Union 1860-1869 and receipt and payment books for the parish of Marlesford 1837-1866 1795-1928 (HC498)
  • Orwell Bridge Construction Collection: slides, photograph album and other papers c 1970-1990 (HD3024)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • AH & F Barnes, builders, decorators, undertakers, Purton: records including ledgers, plans, accounts, photographs, papers and registers (4041)


English Heritage Archive

  • John Laing plc, building and civil engineers, London: negatives, slides and photograph albums rel to construction projects 1900-2000 (JLP01)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Best family, brick manufacturers, St Andrew's, Guernsey: cash books and photographs 1926-1982 (AQ 1305, AQ 1306, AQ 1307)

Jersey Archive

  • JP Bailhache & Sons, builders and funeral directors, Jersey: account ledgers and papers 1931-1971 (JA/2072)


Institution of Civil Engineers

  • Sven Bylander, engineer: records rel to early UK steel framed buildings, incl list of jobs with steel quantities c1912-35 (Acc 1783)
  • Henry Seymour Mildenhall, civil engineer and consultant, Cement and Concrete Society: papers corresp and minutes rel to construction and repair of major roads 1972-1989 (Acc 1773)


Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Thomas Archibald Campbell Brownlie, civil engineer: papers 1928-99 (Coll-1329)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Hugh Brown Sutherland, civil engineer: corresp and papers 1842-2011 (ACCN 3671; ACCN 3691)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology, Department of Building Archive: minutes 1974-1986 (TDB)

Strathclyde University Archives

  • Laurie Flynn, journalist and independent film maker: files rel to the Cape Asbestos Co, Central Asbestos, Glasgow shipyards and building construction c1966-96 (Acc 1314)