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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Gardening


Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Barking and Dagenham Allotment Holders Society Limited: records incl minutes, accounts and plans 1979-1993 (ACQ2012/025)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Hurst Horticultural Society, Bexley: records including photographs and minutes 1944-1999 (CSHHS)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Walter Lindsay Smith, gardener at Abbot Hall: note book and army papers 1916-46 (BDX 661)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Bellgarth Nurseries: photographs c 1880-1960 (DB 168)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Crosscrake and District Flower Show: records 1950-99 (WDSO 303)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Holroyd family, Earls of Sheffield, Sheffield Park: diary of WT Moore, head gardener 1896 (ACC 11431)
  • Broad Oak Horticultural Society: records c1980-2011 (ACC 11256)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire Gardens Trust: historical research files for Hampshire gardens and estates c1990-2010 (47A12)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Welwyn Garden City Horticultural Society: notebooks and photographs 1961-1971 (Acc 5351)

North East Lincolnshire Archives

  • Waltham Jubilee Flower Club: minutes 1977-2000 (Acc 23 -2012)

Salford City Archive

  • Salford Allotment Society: records 1917-18 (Acc 832)

Somerset Heritage Centre

  • Kelway & Son Ltd, nurserymen, Langport: additional corresp, accounts and papers 1930-1988 (A\DHH)
  • Barrington Court: planting plans of proposed gardens drawn by Forbes and Tate and based on Gertrude Jekyll planting plans 1917-1920 (DD\NA)

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

  • Maer and District Garden Guild: records incl minutes, annual reports and photographs 1947-2002 (E205)

Surrey History Centre

  • National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies, Surrey branch: records incl signed minutes 1961-2011 (9063)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • St Gabriel's Allotments, Heaton: minutes, membership registers and accounts 1941-1997 (SX157)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Binswood Allotment Society: minutes, accounts and corresp 1920-1997 (CR4493)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Peter Bailey Ltd, market nursery growers, Climping: records incl accounts, diaries, wage register and photographs 1960-91 (Peter Bailey)
  • Aldingbourne District Horticultural Society: minutes and slides 1988-2008 (Acc 16866)
  • Findon Valley Garden Society: records 1985-2003 (Acc 16477)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Eastham Council School Allotments Association: minutes, corresp and records 1940-2010 (1999)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Aberdeen University Ladies Club: garden group papers c1950-1999

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Women's Farm and Garden Association: photographic lantern slides c 1890-1930 (P DX 1964)