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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Sport


Angus Archives

  • Brechin Cricket Club: additional score books 1891-1975 (MS487)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Ballantrae Curling Club: minute book 1865-1933 (Acc 16/116)
  • Stair Curling Club: minute books, etc 1895-2016 (Acc 16/227)

Bath Record Office

  • Sydney Gardens Bowling Club, Bath: records incl minutes, accounts, Secretary's corresp and photographs 1915-2001 (1190)

Bristol Archives

  • Robert Edwin Bush, cricketer (1955-1939): family papers and collected records incl journal transcripts, with material rel to Bishop's Knoll Hospital c1857-1996 (45829)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Aylesbury and District Table Tennis League: additional records incl minutes, corresp, league tables and handbooks 1966-2015 (AR 40/2016)

Cornwall Record Office

  • British Sporting Sidecar Association, Cornwall: papers with material rel to Cornwall Centre Auto Cycle Union 1953-2013 (X1429)
  • Zennor Cricket Club: records 1908-1970 (AD2435)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Northern Rugby Football Union: records 1919-1938 (BDSO 153)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Burneside Badminton Club: minutes, photographs, financial records 1946-2014 (WDSO 401)
  • Burneside Football Club: minutes, photographs 1896-2010 (WDSO 329)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Pwllglas Golf Club: Ladies' Section records 1964-2006 (DD/DM/1087)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Chesterfield Bowling Club: records incl minute books and membership records 1852-2003 (D8009)

Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Exeter City Football Club: minutes (1930-1935) with club records rel to administrative and legal matters (c2000-2010) 20th-21st cent (EFC)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Glencairn Curling Club: minutes 1856-1978 (GGD747)
  • Maxwelltown Bowling Club: records 1891-2002 (GGD766)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee and District Wednesday Bowling Association: minute books and papers 1931-2011 (GD/X1319)

Ealing Local History Centre

  • Acton Park Bowling Club: minutes, corresp and papers 1945-2005 (Acc. 446)
  • Lammas Park Bowling Club, Ealing: Committee minutes 1907-1915 (Acc. 448)

East Dunbartonshire Archives: Kirkintilloch

  • Bishopbriggs Bowling Club: minutes and cash book, ladies playing section minutes 1905-1987 (2016/3, 2016/17)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Brighton and Hove Albion Football Club: minutes c1954-1973 (12456)
  • Brighton Dolphin Swimming Club: additional records 1937-2012 (ACC 12432)
  • Firle Cricket Club: minutes 1919-2003 (12480)
  • Newick Cricket Club: photographs of teams of Thomas Baden Powell c1890-1926 (12680)
  • Sussex County Badminton Association: papers incl minutes with records of Bexhill Osborn Badminton Club 1950-1993 (12434)
  • Sussex County Football Association: records incl handbooks c1921-1959 (12470)

Enfield Local Studies Library and Archive

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

Glamorgan Archives

  • Peter Hayman (fl 1984-2005), captain of Brynhill Golf Club: corresp and photographs, with Brynhill Gold Club accounts c1984-2005 (D1389)

Gwent Archives

  • Newport Rugby Football Club: records incl corresp, photographs, minutes and annual reports 1870-1990 (D6236)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire County Amateur Swimming Association: record books 1925-2007 (85A16)
  • Petersfield Cricket Club: score books c1930-1999 (35A16)
  • Rushmoor Mallards, disabled sports club, Farnborough: scrapbooks, photographs 1974-2012 (5A16)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hertford Cricket Club: additional records 1928-1993 (Acc 5879)

Highland Archives

  • Beauly Shinty Club: minutes 1953-1974 (D1520)
  • Inverness Angling Club: additional cash books, returns of catches 1917-1955 (D504)
  • Ness Bridge Club: records 1987-2011 (D1503)
  • Stratherrick Gun Club: records 1896-2008 (D1491)

Hounslow and Feltham Local Studies Service

  • Hounslow Cricket Club: minutes 1924-1984 (HALS/ARC/432)

Kingston History Centre

  • Kingston Rowing Club: additional records incl ledgers, corresp, cash and address books, letter books, lists of members and almanacs c1882-1926 (KX142)

Lancashire Archives

  • Preston Harriers and Athletics Club: additional records incl minutes corresp and accounts 1990-2015 (DDX 2711)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Jennie Fletcher, Leicester Olympic swimmer: related photographs and ephemera 1903-1997 (DE9167)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Hillsborough Family Support Group: papers 1989-2006 (Acc 6872)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • London Commercial Football Leagues: minutes, corresp, fixtures, handbooks, newsletters, membership records, photographs and histories 1955-2010 (B16/150)

Museum of Croydon

  • Norwood Paragon Cycling Club: club history incl photographs 1904-2016 (AR1129)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Norfolk Olympiads Athletics Club: secretary files 1971-1989 (ACC 2015/211)
  • Yare Boat Club, Norwich: records, incl minutes and financial papers 1911-2013 (ACC 2015/231)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Robert William (Robin) Marwick (1936-2015), architect and chairman of Albion Rovers Football Club: papers rel to the history of Albion Rovers 19th-21st cent (U194)
  • Stepps Lawn Tennis Club: records c1900-1989 (U195)

Northumberland Archives

  • Blyth Tennis Club, Northumberland: minutes 1954-1975 (NRO 11211)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Michael Andrew (Mick) Varley (b 1939), boxer: corresp, newscuttings, photographs and programmes c1960-2009 (9063)
  • Ravenshead Cricket Club: minutes 1968-1991 (8935)

Orkney Archive

  • John Davie Manson Robertson (1929-2015), businessman and author: papers, mainly rel to the history of the Kirkwall Ba' game 19th-20th cent (AccNo 2279)

Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Haverfordwest Athletic Sports: minutes 1907-1922 (HDX/1943)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Bill Anderson (c1936-2015), boxer: autograph album containing autographs of famous British boxers c1950-1999 (16/36)
  • Perth Railway Amateur Boxing Club: records c1950-2015 (16/32)

Powys Archives

  • Talgarth Mid-Wales Hospital Cricket Club: records incl minutes, score books and scrapbooks 1960-1997 (B/SOC/33)

Redbridge Local Studies and Archives

  • Ilford Chess Club: Annual General Meeting minutes, match reports and financial statements 1953-1974 (339)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Yeovil Town Football Club: records 20th cent (A\EEG)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Glasgow Amateur Swimming Club: minutes, cash book 1910-1953 (1,001,014)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • Stirling Golf Club: additional records incl minutes, visitors books, plans 1952-2013 (Accession 1918)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Sparrows Nest Ladies Bowls Club: corresp, minutes, photographs and other records 1944-2008 (2451)

Surrey History Centre

  • Senior Golfers Society: records incl formation papers, annual accounts, candidate books, minutes, year books, tour reports, fixture cards, scrapbooks, photographs and events papers 1926-2016 (9627)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • Old Grammarians Association, Battersea: additional records incl roll of honour and records of cricket teams and matches c1933-2015 (2016-9)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Fishbourne Tennis Club: records with records of Fishbourne Badminton Club c1980-2010 (18477)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Bramley Wheelers, cycling club: records incl minutes, record books, accounts, club history 1924-2014 (WYL2529)
  • Leeds Wellington Cycling Club: records incl minutes, year books, secretary's reports, club histories, photographs, financial records 1922-2007 (WYL2525)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Tom Hughes (fl 1890), cyclist and cycle store owner of Wigan and Ince: photographic archive rel to cycling 1890-1970 (Acc 2016/45)
  • Golbourne Cricket Club: records (Acc 2016/47)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Town Gardens Bowls Club, Swindon: records incl minutes, photographs, posters 1982-2013 (4366)


Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Guernsey Chess Club: records incl corresp, programmes, reports, competition results, minutes, photographs and medals c1901-2000 (AQ 1508; AQ 1509/173 to AQ 1509/185-05; 1510)
  • Guernsey Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club: minutes, financial records, corresp, photographs, details of tournaments, visitors books, articles and notes on the history of the club c1801-2000 (AQ 1490 - AQ 1494)

National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • L Cpl Teresa Moloney (fl 2016): digital photographs incl RLC female football team, RLC ski team members, and a portrait shot of Moloney in Afghanistan 2016 (NAM.2016-03-29)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Horatio Ross (1801-1886), MP, sportsman: letters, sketchbooks and photographs 1830-1884 (Acc.13765)
  • Kilspindie Golf Club, Aberlady: additional records 1867-2003 (Acc.13763)

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

  • Royal Air Force Athletic Association: papers incl photographs, programmes, magazines and historical data 1919-2014 (X007-9174)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Clapton Football Club: papers incl minutes, corresp, reports and programmes 1908-1995 (CFC)

Mountain Heritage Trust

  • J E B Wright (1895-1975), mountain guide: scrapbooks and press cuttings, journals rel to London Mountaineering Club, corresp, photographs 1920-1970 (JWR)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • W Hunter Watson (fl 1936-2016), athlete: papers rel to athletics in Aberdeen, incl Aberdeen Amateur Athletics Club, Aberdeenshire Harriers, Aberdeen YMCA Harriers, and North Eastern Harriers Association 1902-2016 (MS 3962)

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Carnoustie Golf Club: additional records 1842-1931 (MS 329)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • Rugby Football League: collection of Rugby League programmes, belonging to Nigel Wood, Chief Executive of Rugby Football League c1930-2016 (RFL)

University of Westminster Archives

  • 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)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Antony John Lewis (b 1942), statistician: records rel to the Duckworth-Lewis scoring method for one-day cricket matches 1992-2009 (1101)