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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to London


Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Horner family of May Place, Crayford: photograph album 1880-1898 (PHMAY)
  • Deed for the manor of Howbury, Crayford 1746 (PE148)

Bromley Historic Collections

  • Muriel Hambly (fl 1914-1938), of Bromley: corresp and photographs 1914-1938 (2016/018)
  • Geoffrey Warner (fl 1920-1963), illustrator: personal papers incl illustrations c1920-1963 (2016/020)
  • Tarry's Tailors, Bromley: day books and ledgers 1898-1967 (2016/007)
  • 'Views of Beckenham' album of watercolours by Lady Gordon 1809 (2016/029)

Chiswick Library Local Studies Service

  • Blenheim Music Circle, Chiswick: records 1987-2015 (HALS/ARC/447)
  • Chiswick Group of Artists: organiser's corresp rel to exhibition at Chiswick Town Hall 1932 (HALS/ARC/442)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Craven family, Earls of Craven: London (St Martin-in-the-Fields) survey 1652 (2871)
  • Grosvenor family, Dukes of Westminster: London (Westminster) lease registers with photographs and related estate records 1763-2005 (2886)
  • Major General Sir Burges Camac (1775-1845): corresp and family papers 1725-1845 (2888)
  • Floating Swimming Bath Co Ltd, London: plans of Charing Cross Bath 1874-1875 (2892)
  • Jaeger Holdings Ltd, clothing manufacturers, Westminster: additional business records c1960-2000 (2873)
  • Liberty plc, drapers, department store, fabric designers, furnishers and upholsterers, manufacturers of jewellery and wallpapers, Westminster: wine and spirits order book 1941-1944 (2872)
  • Oxford Express Dairies, London: records incl ledgers with material rel to Sudbury Dairy Co 1954-1960 (2893)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: plans of alterations to church and churchyard of St James, Piccadilly, with plan of statue of John Wesley at Methodist Central Hall 1974-1981 (2900)

Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

  • St George's Rambling Society, Enfield: records incl of walks in local area and beyond 1919-2016

Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museums Service

  • Syd Wilson (fl 1960), film editor: papers rel to work for Technicolor Ltd, his Oscar, and system for smoothing over the breaks in films 1946-1966 (ADB/16/37)
  • Syd Wilson (fl 1960), film editor: memoirs 'My Life after Technicolor', nd; 'Syd Wilson Remembers', 'My Life After School', with photocopy photographs and illustrations (ADB/16/35)
  • Eastcote Chamber of Commerce: records incl minutes and scrapbook c1931-2000 (ADB/16/40)
  • Ickenham High School Old Girls Association: records 1929-2011 (ADB/16/45)
  • Photographs of Uxbridge High Street and other locations in and around Hillingdon 20th cent (ADB/16/20)
  • Deeds rel mainly to Harmondsworth 17th-20th cent (ADB/16/44)
  • Deeds and papers rel to Bedford Lodge, Harlington and predecessor properties 1824-1954 (ADB/16/46)

Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies Service

  • Robert Potter (fl 1957-1985), architect and Surveyor of Chichester Cathedral: papers rel to renovation of Holy Trinity Church, Hounslow 1981-1986 (HALS/ARC/446)
  • Watney Combe Reid & Co Ltd, brewers: Isleworth Brewery records incl ledgers, cash books and customer records 1902-1969 (HALS/ARC/419)
  • Hounslow Cricket Club: minutes 1924-1984 (HALS/ARC/432)

Islington Local History Centre

  • Angela Sinclair-Loutit (1921-2016), campaigner: papers and newspaper cuttings rel to campaigning activities incl CND, Save Bart's Hospital, Save Whittington Hospital A&E, Islington Pensioner's Forum, Gillespie Park c1990-2016 (Acc 2016-017)
  • Islington Play Association: records incl minutes, photographs, administrative and play centre records, with oral history transcripts c1970-2010 (S/IPA)

Kingston History Centre

  • William Langley (fl 1917-1932), of Kingston: wartime corresp c1917-1932 (KX629)
  • Kingston Rowing Club: additional records incl ledgers, corresp, cash and address books, letter books, lists of members and almanacs c1882-1926 (KX142)

Lambeth Archives

  • Phelps family of Clapham: additional family corresp 1818-1862 (ARC/2016/7)
  • Lambeth Metropolitan Borough Council: planning applications for grade I, grade II* listed and award winning buildings c2002-2012 (ARC/2016/4)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Mollie Angelia Hunt (1932-2016), educational psychologist: papers rel to black supplementary education with casework on black children, and papers rel to PEV Consultancy, Caribbean Parents Group, Caribbean Parents Group Credit Union Limited, and Westphi Academy the organisations she founded or co-founded c1950-2015 (B16/151)
  • Sir George Henry Makins (1853-1933), surgeon: personal papers, corresp, family tree 1816-1933 (B16/055)
  • Edward Barber and Sons, colonial brokers, London: auction catalogues with sale prices rel to imported commodities esp rel to China and India 19th-20th cent (LMA/4605)
  • Mitchell, Inman & Co Ltd, woollen warehousemen, London: trade account ledgers with statements of account and receipt books c1896-1950 (B16/165)
  • George Tabor Ltd, oyster and shellfish merchant, London: records incl ledgers, wages book, subject files, card indexes of suppliers and price lists 1910-1965 (B16/162)
  • Amalgamated Engineering Union, London branch: corresp and notes rel to a conference on dismissal at Chiswick Works, London General Omnibus Co 1925-1962 (B16/003)
  • Bexley Hospital: patient and staff records, corresp, administrative records, publications c1890-1999 (B16/126)
  • Billingsgate Market, London: superintendent's records, plans by City Surveyors, notices, orders, ledgers, letters, police wages books, buildings monthly return ledgers 1891-1967 (B16/163)
  • Charity of Sarah Lehup, London: trustee minutes, secretary's records, accounts, corresp and pensioners' records 1800-2010 (LMA/4704)
  • Dulwich and West Norwood Conservative Association: records incl minutes, papers, corresp and financial records 1910-2004 (B16/051)
  • Feltham Magistrates Court: additional registers incl of related courts in Brentford, Spelthorne, Ealing, Hounslow, Wealdstone 1926-2004 (B16/192)
  • Forest Ramblers, walking club, London: records incl reports, journal, photographs, ramble details and corresp 1886-2010 (B16/063)
  • Golders Green Synagogue: records incl minutes, corresp, activity records, marriage registers and authorisations, building records 1915-1993 (B16/072)
  • Greater London Eastern Coroner's District: Walthamstow Coroners Court inquest files 2014 (B16/043)
  • Greater London Inner North Coroner's District: Poplar Coroners Court inquest files 2013 (B16/030)
  • Greater London Inner North Coroner's District: St Pancras Coroners Court inquest files 2013 (B16/042)
  • Greater London Inner South Coroner's District: Southwark Coroners Court inquest files 2012-2013 (B16/018, B16/019)
  • Greater London Inner West Coroner's District: Westminster Coroners Court inquest files 2014 (B16/095)
  • Greater London Northern Coroner's District: Barnet coroner's inquest files 2014 (B16/029)
  • Greater London Southern Coroner's District: Croydon Coroners Court inquest files 2014 (B16/052)
  • Greenwich Magistrates Court: records incl registers for Bexley and Woolwich courts 1970-1986 (B16/069)
  • HM Prison, Holloway: records incl journals, minutes, prisoners' corresp and files, original building plans with tenders and estimates, Board of Visitors' records, diaries and registers 1877-2015 (CLA/003, B16/129)
  • Kenric, lesbian support and social network: records incl minutes, corresp, accounts, photographs and publications 1964-2010 (B16/2010)
  • London Commercial Football Leagues: minutes, corresp, fixtures, handbooks, newsletters, membership records, photographs and histories 1955-2010 (B16/150)
  • Pink Singers, LGBT community choir, London: PS @ 30 oral history project records 2012-2015 (B16/065)
  • Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton: oral histories, with minutes and photograph collection 1916-2016 (B16/170)
  • St Matthew's Hospital, Shoreditch: pupil nurse training records 1960-1970 (B16/037)
  • Staines Magistrates Court: registers of court and juvenile court 1982-1989 (B16/159)
  • Travellers Club, London: porter's lodge log registers 1953-1990 (B16/175)
  • Woolwich Memorial Hospital: additional records incl corresp, administrative records, publications, staff and patient records c1900-2010 (B16/1925)
  • Valuation office records for Hanworth, Feltham, Bedfont, Chiswick, Heston, Isleworth, Old and New Brentford 1910 (B16/123)
  • Early daguerreotype of the Monument c1840-1845 (PM16/007)
  • Letter from Franco Niccolo Capponi to Philip and Bartholomew Corsini, Florentine merchants of London 1590 (CLC/B/062/MS22280A)

Museum of Croydon

  • Mark Henry Chambers Hayler (1887-1986), temperance advocate and writer: personal papers incl material rel to time as a conscientious objector 1911-1971 (AR1122)
  • Norwood Paragon Cycling Club: club history incl photographs 1904-2016 (AR1129)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Allens, Gadge & Gilbert, solicitors, Loddon: letter books, cash books and clients' records, incl manorial records, ms draft electoral register of Mulbarton Polling district (1888), Loddon and Clavering petty sessional division licensing registers, maps and plans incl tithe and enclosure awards 17th-20th cent (MC 3212)

Redbridge Local Studies and Archives

  • Claude Richard Barker (1893-1974), soldier: First World War diary, serving with the 5th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment 1916-1917 (331)
  • May M Knight (fl 1940-1945), teacher, Ilford County High School: memoir 'As I remember it: teaching in wartime', with corresp and artwork 1940-1945 (342)
  • Ilford Chess Club: Annual General Meeting minutes, match reports and financial statements 1953-1974 (339)
  • London Cycling Campaign, Redbridge group: scrapbooks, newsletters, cycling guides, corresp and proposals 1991-2003 (344)

Shropshire Archives

  • Hope-Edwards family of Netley Hall: additional estate papers and additional records rel to London estates (nd) 16th-19th cent (9197, 9206)

Southwark Local History Library and Archive

  • Field & Sons, estate agents, Southwark: letter books, reports and records rel to properties 1850-1999 (2016/9, 14, 18, 27 , 33)
  • BB Vos & Son Ltd, leather merchants, London: business records c1940-1969 (2016/11)
  • Camberwell and Peckham Conservative Association: additional records c1960-2001 (2016/20)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Chris Searle (b 1944), teacher and poet: papers c1970-2010 (TH/9541)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Primavera, craft and interiors store, London: records 1946-1980 (DT.HRA)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Daisy Percival (fl 1923-1970), clerk: diaries and personal papers 1923-1970 (2016-12)
  • Old Grammarians Association, Battersea: additional records incl roll of honour and records of cricket teams and matches c1933-2015 (2016-9)


National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • Old and the Bold Project: video interview with Chelsea Pensioners, Royal Hospital Chelsea 2016 (NAM.2016-03-23 to 27)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • National Gallery: development department files [closed] 1996-2011 (A2016/3)

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives

  • Rogier de Kok (b 1964), botanist: personal letters, photographs, student works and other material from his time spent at Kew 1991-2011 (PrP 16-0006)
  • George W Robinson (d 1976), curator of Chelsea Physic Garden: notebooks, photographs and postcards 1920-1929 (PrP 16-0006)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Williamson Manufacturing Co Ltd, film developer, camera manufacturer, pump manufacturer, London and Sussex: company records incl material rel to product development, instructions manuals, catalogues, press cuttings, internal newsletters, accounts, Board minutes and photographs c1908-1979 (WKC)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • John Woodeson (fl 1970-1972), art historian: compilation of research papers and original material rel to the Camden Town and Bloomsbury groups c1900-1970 (TGA 20168)
  • Indica Gallery, London: records reflecting the activities of the gallery incl corresp, gallery papers, documentation, catalogues, cards and photographs, and material that contextualises the approach and interests of the gallery 1965-1967 (TGA 20162)
  • Marjorie Parr Gallery, Chelsea: records incl albums, photographs, printed ephemera, private view cards and catalogues, and some corresp with artists 1963-1982 (TGA 20163)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Almeida Theatre Company, London: business papers, photographs, press cuttings, audio visual and sound material and scripts c1970-2010 (THM/479)
  • Monstrous Regiment Theatre Company, London: business papers, photographs, press cuttings, posters, scripts and audio visual and sound material c1970-2000 (THM/450)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Rodney Archer (1940-2015), writer: personal papers c1950-2000 (ARCHER)
  • Clapton Football Club: papers incl minutes, corresp, reports and programmes 1908-1995 (CFC)
  • Disapora: Women of Colour Defining Our World magazine, feminist magazine, London: records incl planning notes, contributors' pages, minutes, artwork and full issues 1992-1995 (FL/DIASPORA)
  • Gay London Police Monitoring Group (GALOP): survey material and reports 1982-2008 (GALOP)
  • London Leathermen: ephemera, badges, press cuttings, newsletters and artefacts rel to MSC London, gay/leather/fetish organisation c1970-1990 (LONDON MSC)
  • London Monday Group for Homosexual Equality: minutes and papers 1975-2006 (CHE/LMG)
  • Newham North East Constituency Labour Party: records, papers and minutes 1971-1986 (NNECLP)
  • Troops Out Movement, Irish solidarity group, London: press clippings, corresp, reports, press releases, photographs, documentaries (on video cassette tapes) and ephemera 1973-2011 (TOM)

Royal London Hospital Archives

  • Forest Gate Hospital: matron's report books 1925-1956 (RLHFG)
  • Mile End Hospital: mortuary registers 1973-1996 (RLHME/M/10)
  • Plaistow Maternity Hospital: annual reports (1895-1903) and midwifery training register (1906-1927) 1895-1927 (RLHPM)
  • Poplar Hospital: records, including register of life governors, files rel to centenary celebrations and histories of the hospital, accident book and photographs 1920-1980 (RLHPH)
  • Royal London Hospital: mortuary registers and associated records 1974-2015 (RLHLH/M/19)

Royal Society

  • James Glaisher (1809-1903), astronomer and meteorologist: collection of original manuscripts and proof sheets used to produce the Illustrated London Almanack 1845-1857 (MS/910)

St Bartholomew's Hospital Archives

  • Hackney Group Hospital Management Committee: material rel to Committee, the City and Hackney District and their constituent hospitals c1910-1990 (SBHT2016/08)
  • Homerton Hospital: casualty registers 1998 (SBHT2016/06)
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London, pathology department: histology registers 1998-2003 (SBHT2016/09)
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London: thoracic surgery register 1977-1984 (SBHB/TH/25/4)
  • Maps and technical drawings of St Bartholomew's Hospital buildings 1925-1972 (SBHB/HC/44/256-299)

Wellcome Collection

  • 'Cholera morbus or love and fright, a comic sketch in one act', annotated script for a play performed at the Royal Coburg Theatre, London 1831 (MS.9218)

Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room

  • Clive Richardson (fl 1970-1998), chartered engineer: architectural plans 1970-1998 (Acc 2016/005)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: plans 20th cent (Acc 2016/010)
  • Purcell Club, male voice group: records 1984-2000 (WAM CO/08)


Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Penguin Books Ltd, publishers, London: additional records rel to the 'Buildings of England' series 20th cent (DM2722)
  • Penguin Books Ltd, publishers, London: records rel to Tanya and Hans Schmoller and their work for Penguin books incl design materials and corresp c1945-2010 (DM2724, DM2725)

University of Westminster Archives

  • University of Westminster, Regent Street Polytechnic: records incl visitors book, press cuttings, photographs and programmes 1895-1970 (GB1753 UWA RSP)
  • University of Westminster: minutes and correspondence, photographs, publications and publicity material, student magazines and press cuttings 1992-2015 (GB1753 UWA UOW)
  • University of Westminster, Polytechnic Harriers Athletic Club: photographs, programmes, and a medal 1908-1986 (GB1753 UWA PHA)
  • University of Westminster, Polytechnic Cycling Club: programmes 1950-1967 (GB1753 UWA PCC)