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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Building and Construction


Berkshire Record Office

  • JC Sargeant, builders and funeral directors, Bracknell: accounts c1900-1920 (D/EX2533)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Manstock Geotechnical Consultancy Services Ltd, Manchester: records rel to construction of Dalton-in-Furness bypass 1979-1980 (BDB 75)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee and District Master Slaters Association: minute book 1954-1965 (GD/GRW/MSA)
  • Mason Trade of Dundee: records incl sederunt book 1659-2006 (GD/GRW/M)
  • Wright Trade of Dundee: lockit book, sederunt books, administrative and financial records 1648-2012 (GD/GRW/W)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Alfred Cox & Sons, builders, Preston: customer account ledgers 1931-1965 (12497)
  • Brighton Borough Council: Surveyors' Department photographs of buildings before demolition c1935 (12729)

Lambeth Archives

  • Lambeth Metropolitan Borough Council: planning applications for grade I, grade II* listed and award winning buildings c2002-2012 (ARC/2016/4)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Joseph Williams (fl 1900-1980), builder: rent books, price lists, corresp 1908-1988 (Acc 6822)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Manchester City Council: plans of Manchester Town Hall and other buildings and records of the Town Clerks Department c1840-1959 (GB127.M90; GB127.M847)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Unnamed joiner, North Yorkshire: day book and ledger 1918-1949 (Z.1548)

Northamptonshire Archives

  • Keith Blissett (fl 1950-2000), construction manager, Northamptonshire County Council: site diaries detailing assorted construction projects, including schools, fire stations and motorway works 1979-1995 (N215)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Richardson (Wholesale) Ltd, firegrates and builders merchants, Nottingham: order books c1940-1959 (8950)

West Sussex Record Office

  • S T Clemens & Sons, builders, Chichester: records c1920-2010 (18144)
  • TH Newells, builders, Littlehampton: wage book 1936-1955 (18303)


Island Archives, Guernsey

  • John Mowlem & Co plc, Brentford, builders and civil engineers: legal and business papers rel to Vale Castle, Guernsey tenancy, incl records of rel to quarrying c1891-1928


York Minster Archives

  • York Minster Revealed, conservation and restoration project: digital files 2015 (2016/3)


Oxford Brookes University: Special Collections

  • Paul Hereford Oliver (b 1927), historian and writer: research papers rel to vernacular architecture 20th cent (POVAL)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Philip Speakman Webb (1831-1915), architect: corresp rel to the design and manufacture of University of Birmingham mace 1902-1903 (MS893)