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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Business


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Thresher & Co, specialist drinks retailer: corporate brand and advertising records 1896-2010 (HAT21/580)


Angus Archives

  • North Mains of Liff Farm: accounts, valuations and plans 1933-2016 (MS1145)

Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Unnamed General Store, Llanerchymedd: account book 1816-1819 (WM/2444/3)
  • Farming diaries of T R Owen, dairy farmer, Llwynogan, Penmynydd 1967-1968 (WM/2621)
  • Map and survey of lands belonging to Robert Parry, Frigan Farm, Brynteg 1814-1827 (WM/2290)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Gilmour, Inglis & Allan, solicitors, Stewarton: ledger 1946-1955 (17/018)

Barking and Dagenham Archives and Local Studies Service

  • May & Baker Ltd, manufacturing chemists, Dagenham: photographs 1937 (BD438)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Hickleton Main Colliery Co Ltd: employment log 1927-1940 (A/3725/B)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Beavis Ltd, china and gift retailers, Bedford and Newport: business records 1901-2000 (Z1399)
  • G F Farr & Sons Ltd, mechanical engineering firm, Luton: records 1909-2002 (Z1515)
  • W & H Peacock, auctioneers, valuers and estate agents, Bedford: additional records c1968-1998 (PK)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: architectural drawings rel to Bedfordshire 1977-2001 (Z1655)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Jesse family of Reading, builders and property developers: additional estate records 1797-1993 (D/EX 1942)
  • H Dolton & Son, agricultural merchants, Newbury and Hermitage: records 20th cent (D/EX2605)
  • Jacksons, department store, Reading: records 1865-2000 (D/EX2670)
  • Metal Box plc, Reading: photographic records 20th cent (D/EX2654)
  • H & G Simonds Ltd, brewers and maltsters, Reading: photographic collection 19th-20th cent (D/EX2651)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Avery Weigh-Tronix, scale and weighing machine manufacturers, Birmingham: records incl of predecessor companies 19th-20th cent (MS 1588)
  • BH Britton & Sons Ltd, gold chain makers, Birmingham: records 19th-20th cent (MS 4867)
  • Webster & Horsfall Ltd, wire and wire rope manufacturers, Birmingham: Atlantic cable drawing 1866 (MS 2680)

Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Bolton Casing Co Ltd: company records 1939-1970 (ZZ/807)
  • Bradshaw Gass & Hope, architects, Bolton: architectural drawings 1800-1900s (ZBGH)
  • Melias Transport Ltd, automobile engineers, Bolton: records rel to history of company 1919-1990 (ZZ/806)

Bristol Archives

  • JW Arrowsmith Ltd, printers and publishers, Bristol: additional records incl minutes, accounts, job list and company history 1911-1999 (40145)
  • JS Fry & Sons Ltd, chocolate manufacturers, Somerdale: ground floor plan of city centre factories Nos 1-8 (35636)
  • Jordans Group, corporate services provider: records, primarily rel to predecessor company Grace, Darbyshire & Todd, accountants, Bristol, incl minutes, partnership papers and historical booklets c1870-1999 (45902)
  • Richard Lee, architect, Bristol: photographic slides of Bristol buildings and building projects 1975-2003 (45845)
  • Whicheloe Macfarlane Partnership Ltd, architects: records incl plans, job books, photographs, staff records c1950-1999 (45846)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Bensons Confectionery Ltd, manufacturing confectioners, Bury: records of Benson's Toffees incl family papers, photographs, press cuttings and Benson's tins 1950-1989 (BBE/3-4)
  • Prudential Assurance Co Ltd, London: deeds and papers rel to 12-16 Market St Bury, former offices of Prudential Assurance 1857-1972 (BPR)
  • Thomas Robinson & Co Ltd, Ramsbottom, Lancashire, dyers and bleachers: ledgers 20th cent (BTR/1/1/1-2)
  • Greenwoods butchers, Ramsbottom: receipts 1910-1920 (RHS)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Matthews Winter and Bullock, solicitors, Cambridge: selas particulars of property in Cambridge and Milton (1846-1919), deeds of property in Cambridge and Fulbourn (1818-1940) and other documents 1754-1940 (R117/040)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: records 1934-2016 (R117/002)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Thomas Walker (fl 1873-1925), wheelwright: records incl accounts 1873-1920 (AR 35/2017)
  • Bassett, Son & Harris, bank, Leighton Buzzard and Newport Pagnell: records incl ledgers 1857-1877 (AR 34/2017)
  • Brown & Merry, auctioneers and estate agents, Bedfordshire: records relating to the Brooks Estate 1891-1925 (AR 33/2017)
  • Elliman, Sons and Co Ltd, embrocation manufactory, Slough: records incl minutes, accounts and corresp 1876-1970 (AR 88/2017)
  • Hamnett Raffety, estate agents, High Wycombe: records incl minutes and deeds 1885-1989 (AR 38/2017)

Ceredigion Archives

  • John Davies, draper and grocer, Aberaeron: ledgers of insurance policies issued by John Davies as broker c1880-1999 (DB/108)
  • John Roberts, draper, Aberaeron: ledgers recording transactions, deliveries, returns and daily takings 1890-1931 (DB/72)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • George Reade, solicitor: corresp 1838-1848 (D 9034)
  • E Timmins & Sons Ltd, engineers, ironfounders, pumping machinery manufacturers and well borers, Runcorn: corresp, reports, sketches and plans 19th-20th cent (D 5967)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Arthur Benjamin Roberts, solicitor: legal papers and corresp rel to properties in Llanwst and Llandudno c1890-1955 (CX655)
  • Moss Bank Boarding House, Penmaenmawr: account book 1931-1959 (CX683)
  • R W Roberts & Son, funeral directors, Denbigh and Abergele: digital copy of register of burials in Old Colwyn Cemetery, Non-conformist section c1879-2005 (CX654)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Elizabeth Beer, shopkeeper, Chapel Amble, St Kew: shop accounts with supplier information 1877-1929 (AD2517)
  • John Gilbert, land steward, Antony: letter book, as steward to Major General Sir Reginald Pole Carew 1904-1907 (X1446)
  • BJ Ridge, fish salesman, auctioneer and estate and insurance agent, Newlyn: additional records comprising notebooks, business accounts and diaries 1812-1815 (X1206)
  • Tyacks (1926) Ltd, ironmongers and builders merchants, Camborne: additional records with material rel to Williamsons Motors, the Camborne Printing Co 1880-1993 (AD1775)

Coventry Archives & Research Centre

  • Carbodies Ltd, car manufacturers, Coventry: ledgers, photographs and brochures 1937 (PA3145)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Cumbria Crystal, Ulverston: film of glass blowing 1970s (BDX 759)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • Lakeland Fellmongers Ltd, Workington: records incl reports and inspections, accounts, factory and site plans, goods inwards/outwards books, pelts order books and photographs 1989-1998 (YDB 98)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle

  • Pattinson family of Cumberland: records incl family papers rel to business activities and interests incl milling, mining and quarrying c1858-1975 (DPAT)
  • Thomas Altham & Son Ltd, ironfounders, ironmongers and builders merchants, Penrith: account books 1790s-1840s (DALT)
  • Crone & Co, tailors, Maryport: records incl customer accounts, corresp and family papers 1890-1986 (DB 187)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Joseph Sarginson Ltd, joiner, builder, contractor, timber merchant, Penrith: ledgers 1882-1930 (WDB 158)
  • Isaac Braithwaite & Son (Drysalters) Ltd, rope manufacturers and dyers, Kendal: records incl accounts, lists of woods and dyes and hand drawn sketches 1874-1920 (WDX 1946)
  • Unnamed South Lakeland veterinarian: diaries listing clients and a brief summary of work 1907-1912 (WDX 1959)

Denbighshire Archives

  • National Westminster Bank, Ruthin branch: signature book 1913-1935 (DD/DM/1920)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • George Oldfield (fl 1809-1831), businessman: day book 1809-1831 (D8732)
  • James Taylor (1788-1863), banker: family and personal papers incl corresp, certificates and wills, accounts, documents rel to Turnpike Trusts, Chesterfield & Hemstone Lane Trust, Chesterfield canal and 19th cent banking c1804-1954 (D8062)
  • Alan Harman Spencer Turner (1902-1965), managing director of the Ernest Turner Group and opera company owner: newspaper cuttings and photographs rel to the Alan Turner Opera Company and to the textile factory in Spa Lane, Derby 1926-1963 (D8089)
  • Chesterfield Canal Co: tonnage accounts books (1773-1826) and paper rel to share ownership (late 18th cent) 1773-1826 (D3200)
  • Plowright Bros Ltd, colliery engineers, Chesterfield: records incl financial and legal 1840-1961 (D8050)
  • Sheepbridge Coal and Iron Co Ltd, Chesterfield: mineral leases and deeds incl conveyances, bonds, mortgages and copy wills of land 17th-19th cent (D5818)
  • Temple Hotel, Matlock Bath: records incl visitors' book, photograph album and pane of glass reputedly inscribed by 6th Lord Byron and Princess Victoria 19th-20th cent (D8116)
  • Derby and District Trades Union Council: records incl minutes, newsletters and attendance books rel to the Council as well as the Derby Area Trades Union Council and Derbyshire Association of Trades Council c1955-1999 (D6364)
  • High Peak Business and Professional Womens Group: records incl minutes, newscuttings, corresp, newsletters and ephemera 1949-2002 (D8076)
  • Ilkeston Borough: planning application files for Stanton Ironworks 1928-1969 (D5624)

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

  • E&A Diggines, carpenters, builders and funeral directors, Paignton: records incl funeral books, business corresp, company history 20th cent (ZAKK)
  • Ernest Oddy, photographer, Exeter: glass plate negatives with corresp, papers and newspaper cuttings c1932-1939 (EOD)
  • RW & FC Sharp Ltd, timber importers and builders merchants, Exeter and Exmouth: family papers and photographs, with family history and some business papers 1817-1987 (4304B)
  • Farm accounts for Clayhidon and Kentisbeare with enclosures and deeds 1734-1847 (ZAMF)

Dorset History Centre

  • Hamworthy Combustion Engineering Ltd, boiler and fuel burner manufacturer, Poole: minutes 1914-1968 (D-HCE)

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • FT Goodman & Son, solicitors, Halesowen: deeds 1728-1971 (C9965)
  • M & W Grazebrook Ltd, heavy engineers and boiler makers, Netherton: business records 1940-1985 (C10030)
  • Pharmacy, Dudley: prescription books under a number of business names (incl Wilkes, Nixon, Tilley and Daniells Ltd, and West Midlands Co-op) 1933-1998 (C10031)
  • Dudley Chamber of Commerce: minutes 1899-1951 (C9914)

Dundee City Archives

  • H Henderson & Sons, tanners and curriers, Dundee: ledger and commemorative silk roll 1827-1877 (GD/X1408)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • East Yorkshire Aero Co Ltd, airfield operators, Hull: minutes and photographs 1930-1979 (DDX2034)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Attree & Sons, solicitors, Brighton: letters (5) 1813-1839 (12915)
  • Attree & Sons, solicitors, Brighton: letters to (7) Thomas Attree and successors 1774-1837 (12784)
  • Clay Hill Farm, Ringmer: business records 1950-2000 (12748)
  • EO Culverwell Ltd, agricultural and horticultural engineers, Robertsbridge and Tenterden: accounting records and letter book 1922-1949 (12991)
  • Gypsum Mines Ltd, Mountfield: records incl drawings of mineral line 1882-1980 (12929)
  • Lawson Lewis Blakers, solicitors: deeds of Wilbees in Arlington, 1654-1923, and of Providence Chapel, Lewes, 1664-1968 1654-1968 (12818)
  • Rooks, Rider & Co, solicitors: deeds of Broadreed Farm, Mayfield 1590-1770 (12806)
  • Daniel White & Son grocers, Hailsham,: records 1852-1970 (12791)
  • Wiltshier Construction, Herstmonceux: corresp and drawings rel to building works during restoration of Herstmonceux Castle 1952-1994 (12783)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • Alexander Kirkwood & Son, medallists and engravers, Edinburgh: records 19th cent - 20th cent (1076)

Essex Record Office

  • Leonard Gray, solicitors, Chelmsford: cash book 1917-1929 (A14726)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • Company of Butchers of the City of York: records 1613-2011 (BUT)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Flint Chamber of Trade: minutes 1934-1973 (AN5125)
  • Letter from Habibullah Khan (1872-1919), Emir of Afghanistan to manager of Kalkyn Lead Mine rel to sending Afghan apprentices to learn modern mining techniques 1912 (AN5149)

Glamorgan Archives

  • British Dominion Steamship Co Ltd: records incl corresp, cargo book and memorandum and articles of association 1920-1956 (D414)
  • David jones, blacksmith, Laleston: accounts ledger showing work done c1913-1922 (D1435)
  • Llety Cymro Hotel, Cardiff: visitors' books and cash books 1978-1981 (D1466)
  • HR Page, coach builder, Penrhiwceiber: records incl ledger, invoice and photographs c1904-1974 (D1523)
  • Merthyr Tydfil and District Business and Professional Women's Club: scrapbook recording Club's activities 1970-1973 (D1468)
  • Photographs of Melingriffith and GKN works and employees and the construction of the Severn Bridge collected by John Mahoney of Cardiff 19th-20th cent (D1342)
  • Register of South Wales Docks' companies and personnel c1920-1959 (D1449)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Samuel Bradley & Son, builders, Frampton-on-Severn: accounts and estimates books 1907-1949 (D14378)
  • Fielding & Platt Ltd, hydraulic engineers, Gloucester: papers of Garfield James, sales director, incl publications, photographs, technical drawings, company newsletters c1950-1999 (D12789)
  • Gainsfield Farm, Westbury on Severn: account books of Harry Baker 1949-1967 (D14475)
  • Kingsbarton Theatre (1999) Ltd, Gloucester: board and management minutes rel to Kings Theatre, Gloucester 1987-2006 (D14361)
  • Mecelec Developments Ltd, engineers, Gloucester: records incl financial and product documentation 1974-2003 (D14376)
  • Unnamed builder, Marshfield: accounts 1786-1871 (D14383)

Gwent Archives

  • Davies Bros Ltd, timber, slate and cement importers, builders' merchants and ironmongers: ledgers, deeds and photographs 1860-2005 (D6288)
  • Varteg Ironworks: deed of dissolution 1843 (D6345)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Dinorwic Slate Quarry: log books, pay lists and adverts 1893-1969 (XDQ)
  • Documents and photographs rel to Ty'n Llan, Llandwrog rog collected by John Edmund Jones of Llanwnda 1800-1966 (XM13508, XS4866)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Meirion Dairy and Creamery: annual reports 1950-1991 (ZM7518)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Malcolm Hutchings & Associates Ltd, chartered building surveyors, Petersfield: reports and photographs rel to architectural surveys on buildings mainly in east Hampshire (Petersfield, Alton, Alresford) c1980-1999 (70A08)
  • Pink & Arnold, estate agents and surveyors, Winchester: papers rel to Hill Farm, Durley, comprising corresp and plans for additions and alterations to the farmhouse, rolled book of traced plans and book reference titled 'Map of the Southwick estate' 1860-1899 (50A17)
  • Vokes of Kings Worthy, builders: customer accounts ledger c1864-1874 (103A17)
  • Warner and Richardson, solicitors, Bishop's Waltham: client and business records c1800-1950 (116A17)

Henry Moore Institute Archive

  • J. W. Singer & Sons Ltd, bronze foundry: photographs and drawings of sculptures 1850s-1920s (2017.69)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • W H Bustin & Son, photographic studios, Hereford: photographs and drawings of Hereford c1920-1930 (DB24)
  • Godwin & Thynne, tile works, Hereford: newspaper cuttings, correspondence, director's reports and balance sheets 1900-2000 (DB53)
  • Hill Top Farm, Wellington Heath: records incl diaries, letter book, labour books and photographs (DA57)
  • Vivian of Hereford, photographic studio: photographic collection incl glass plate negatives c1930-2000 (DB06)
  • Whyle Farm, Shropshire: accounts with family papers 1863-1925 (DA38)
  • Donovan C. Wilson, photographer: aerial photographs of Herefordshire and elsewhere in the UK 1950-1960 (DB05)
  • Unnamed solicitor, Herefordshire: ledgers 1838-1888 (DA53)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Beckwith and Son Ltd, antiques, Hertford: records 1899-2000s (Acc 6018)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: records 1940s-2016 (Acc 5942, Acc 5957)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • British Aluminium Co Ltd: photographic material rel to Lochaber aluminium smelter 20th cent (L/D190)

Highland Archives: Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

  • Alexander Kennedy, grocer, Ardvasar: account ledgers 1914-1923 (SL/D378)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Boyd Line Ltd, trawler owners, Hull: minutes, registers, corresp, bulletins, plans and publications 1963-2003 (C DBBL)
  • Hull Brewery Co Ltd: records and photographs rel to the brewery 1927-1989 (C DIST)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Paine & Co Ltd, brewers, St Neot's: additional records, incl St Neots Paper Mill 1896 - 1950 (5954)

Isle of Man Public Record Office

  • Manx Utilities, Isle of Man: Douglas sewerage scheme plans 1897 (A102)

Islington Local History Centre

  • Etheridge Builders, Islington: records incl plans, cashbooks, invoices, ledgers and corresp 1940-1979
  • Redfords Tobacconists, Clerkenwell: records incl cashbooks, invoices, statements, ledgers and corresp 1900-1960

Kent History and Library Centre

  • Chequers Inn, Lamberhurst: guestbooks and associated records 1860-1965 (U4131)
  • Collings, drapers, West Malling: accounts 1788-1792 (U4141)
  • Medway Corrugated Paper Company: photographs, mostly of New Hythe Paper Mill c1900-1999 (Acc/2017/22)

Knowsley Archives

  • Charles E Goad Ltd, publishers, Hatfield: GOAD plans of Huyton and Kirkby town centres 2015 (2017/008)

Lancashire Archives

  • Bond Cars Ltd, vehicle manufacturers, Lancashire: records incl working files and corresp on fibreglass bodies, components, specifications and modifications for various car models, minutes and photographs c1949- (DDX 3195)
  • Thomas Brade, Ironmongers, Blackburn: account book used for ironmongery 1866-1874 and book later used for a painting and decorating business 1912-1917 1866-1917 (DDX 1572/4)
  • Francis & Roy Turner Photographers, Leyland: photographic negatives and index books c1941-2003 (DDX 3179)
  • Star Paper Mill Ltd, Barnsley: records incl minutes, reports, accounts, reports and photographs 1886-1975 (DDX 2759)
  • T. Wildman & Sons, bobbin manufacturer, Caton with Littledale, Lancashire: records incl accounts and wages book, price lists for exports, sales ledgers and cash books 1871-1960 (DDX 3163)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Cotton family of Earl Shilton: papers incl shoe business records, Earl Shilton Social Institute records, scrapbook and records rel to Wesleyan Church 1870-1966 (DE9457)
  • Atkinson Design Associates, Leicester: company records, with papers of Paul Atkinson incl material rel to his studio at Loughborough College of Art and Design, Leicester Polytechnic and Regent College of Art Design 1982-2015 (DE9328)
  • British United Shoe Machinery Co Ltd, Leicester: additional records 1915-1970 (DE9372)
  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd, Loughborough: additional records incl minutes, accounts, share registers, company history, glass negatives and assignments of patents, legal agreements and copy deeds 1878-1998 (DE9364 ,DE9281)
  • Douglas Smith Stimson Partnership, architects, Leicester: financial records associated with Douglas Smith, incl for other business interests 1959-2007 (DE9327)
  • Joseph Johnson & Co Ltd, outfitters, drapers and furnishers, Leicester: records incl annual returns and reports, accounts, registers of directors, share records, staff agreements (transferred from Tyne and Wear Archives) c1899-2001 (DE9436)
  • Messenger & Co Ltd, horticultural builders and heating engineers and ironfounders, Loughborough: additional records incl customer and order files c1875-2000 (DE9292)
  • Fred Oldershaw, builder, Leicester: business records incl building plans, sketches, cash book c1920-1949 (DE9478)
  • Shouler & Sons, estate agents, Melton Mowbray: valuation books c1862-1959 (DE9407)
  • Tubes Ltd, tubing manufacturers, Desford: records incl photographs, brochures, manufacturing guides, pay and productivity agreements, drawings 20th cent (DE9467)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Lucas family of Lincolnshire: family papers incl some business accounts 19th-20th cent (Lucas)
  • T H Lincoln & Co, seed and bulb growers, Boston: ledgers incl trade accounts, potatoes and peas sales register and cake journal 1906-1940 (MISC DON 1972)
  • John Shaw, stone carver, Saxby: business records incl working drawings, corresp, photographs and publications 1972-2014 (SHAW)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: building plans for Lincolnshire churches and other records 1957-2012 (SISSON)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Francebdo Ltd, publishers, London: papers and corresp 1944-1946 (B17/071)
  • Prince and Co., outfitters, London: bills and accounts 1854-1864 (B17/068)
  • Whitechapel Bell Foundry, London: records incl foundation papers, finance and administration, manufacturing files, corresp and photographs 1709-2017 (B17/040)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Bagshaw & Son, solicitors, Manchester: records 1848-1951 (2017/51)
  • Boddingtons Breweries Ltd, Manchester: register of Scotch and Irish whiskey blends 1856-1857 (2017/3)
  • Openshaw Brewery Co Ltd: architectural drawings for the Half Moon Inn (1903), the George Inn (1904) and off licence on Albert St, Withington (1906) 1903-1906 (2017/31)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Allens, Gadge & Gilbert, solicitors, Loddon: additional clients' records, incl papers rel to the Loddon and Langley Nursing Association, records for Loddon Town Hall Company Ltd, records for various Drainage Boards, Loddon Tax Division and County Court and maps and plans 1697-1980 (MC 3212)
  • Page Brothers (Norwich) Ltd, printers: accounts 1903-1914 (ACC 2017/141)
  • HR Rix Ltd, architects, Great Ellingham: additional records c1960-1989 (ACC 2017/131)
  • Norwich and Norfolk Licensed Victuallers Association: records 1953-1991 (Acc 2016/276)
  • Norwich Footwear Manufacturers Association: additional records c1908-1989 (ACC 2016/278)

North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Reed family, farmers, of Torrington: additional family and business records 1760-1982 (3579B)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Airdrie Savings Bank: minute books, ledgers, papers and photographs c1835-1980 (ACC/CNL0290)
  • Smellie & Weir Ltd, pawnbrokers, Glasgow: ledger of Parkhead shop 1955-1958 (ACC/CNL0063)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Joseph Dinsdale & Sons, grocer, Knaresborough: ledger 1895-1897 (Z.1588)
  • Scarborough Tramways Co: records incl minutes 1925-1949 (ZNE)

Northamptonshire Archives

  • Marshall Sissons, architects, Cambs: plans for development work at Northamptonshire churches, residential buildings and listed buildings 1954-2015 (N260)

Northumberland Archives

  • The Welbeck Estates Company Ltd: records incl estate ledgers, day books, accounts and plans 1900-1973 (NRO 11561)
  • Northumberland County Council, Trading Standards: records incl seizures of weights and measures, inspection reports, corresp, press cuttings, photographs and certificates 1844-1982 (NCC)

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Caithness Archives)

  • Thurso Co-operative Society: minutes and other records incl poisons register c1843-1929 (P858)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Shaw & Crompton Traders Association: records incl minutes, corresp and financial records 1902-1972 (M51)

Orkney Archive

  • John Scott & Miller Ltd, wine, spirits and hardware merchants, Kirkwall: records 20th cent (D142)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Knowles & Son Builders, Oxfordshire: records incl accounts, plans and photographs 1928-1999 (6632)
  • Tooley's Boatyard, Banbury: records incl corresp, plans, receipts and published material 1900-1999 (6556)

Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hitchings Constructions Co Ltd, Tavernspite: records 1935-1992 (DB/68)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • James McCormack & Sons, fencing contractors, Auchterarder: additional records 1966-1992 (17/21)
  • United Auctions (Scotland) Ltd, livestock salesmen and auctioneers, Perth: additional records 20th cent (MS106)

Peterborough Archives

  • Baker Perkins Ltd, manufacturers of ovens for bread and confectionery, Peterborough: letters, Works Committee papers and photographs 1855-2008 (2017/28, 20172)
  • Marshall Sisson, architect: plans and correspondence of various works in Peterborough 1950-1970 (2017/22)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • E Dingle & Co Ltd, department store, Plymouth: minutes for annual general and special meetings incl account of air raid damage March-April 1941 1940-1974 (4154)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Regent's factory, Portsmouth: cutting time sheets c1960-1969 (3106A)
  • Tarrant's Bakery, Portsmouth: ledger 1954-1957 (3016A)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • D & S Clarke, Brickworks, Rotherham: cash ledgers and rent book 1892-1952 (1050-B:Add3)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Albright & Wilson Ltd, chemical manufacturers, Oldbury: additional printed materials rel to Oldbury and other company sites 1948-2000 (2017/32)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • Alexander Pettigrew, grocer and wine and spirits merchant, Kelso: day books 1938-1944 (SBA/1089)
  • Peter Scott & Co Ltd, knitwear manufacturer, Hawick: additional minutes, production and marketing records incl records of the Hawick Hosiery Manufacturers Association 19th cent-2013 (SBA/512)
  • Sweethope Farm, Kelso: records (SBA/1067)
  • Weensland Spinning Co Ltd, yarn spinners, Hawick: accounting and sales records c1887-1940 (SBA/1050)

Sheffield City Archives

  • John Charles Wain, table, pen and pocket knife manufacturer: business records incl accounts and record of property rentals 1898-1938 (X794)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Exmoor Sheepskin Shop Ltd: records incl accounts, reports and catalogues c1970-2010 (A\EKO)
  • Wansborough Paper Mill, Watchet: records c1920-2015 (A\EKV)

South Lanarkshire Council, Finance and Corporate Resources (Council Archives)

  • Jim Frew, architect, Strathaven: architectural drawings 1961-2009 (Accession 160)

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

  • Hawkins Colliery (Cannock Coppice Old Colliery) & Co, Cannock: business corresp, with copy minutes of the Cannock Chase Coal Owners Association and Cannock Chase Coal Scheme 1895-1950 (7539)

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Stoke-on-Trent City Archives

  • Muriel Miller (fl 1989-1999), author: research papers rel to Royal Winton Pottery c1888-1999 (L404)
  • Adams family, potters: notebooks incl ceramic and glaze recipes, general business and financial records c1824-1896 (SD 1798)
  • Alfred. B. Jones and Sons, Grafton Works, Longton, Staffordshire: Royal Grafton pattern book c1906-1966 (G233)
  • Aynsley China Ltd, ceramic manufacturers, Longton: records incl company minutes, marketing material, product design records c1930-2014 (G305)

Stirling Council Archive Service

  • DA Hunter, men's outfitter, Dunblane: accounts and customer records 1914-1932 (1949)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Watermill Farm, Middleton: ledgers, National Agricultural Service Advisory leaflets, and local branch of National Farmers Union circulars 1947-2013 (HD3076)

Suffolk Record Office, Lowestoft Branch

  • Morse & Woods Brewery, Lowestoft: brewing books c1844-1872 (2517)

Surrey History Centre

  • John Broadwood & Sons Ltd, piano manufacturers, London: additional records incl ledgers and leaves from porters books 1797-1808 (2185/JB)

Teesside Archives

  • Alan Halpfenny (c2000-2017), distribution manager: records relating to logistics and distribution of hazardous chemicals at ICI 2000-2018 (7592)
  • Teesside Industrial Memories Project: oral histories 2004-2014 (7554)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • London Fields Film & Video Ltd, Blackheath: video documentaries rel to the Somali community in Tower Hamlets c1990 (TH/9690)

Trafford Local Studies

  • William Arthur Jones, plumber and building contractor, Sale: day books, wage books and accounts 1944-1971 (TRA1826)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Austin & Pickersgill Ltd, shipbuilders, Sunderland: records incl ship delivery files 1968-1985 (DS.AP)
  • John Garret Pawnboker, Newcastle upon Tyne: records incl household accounts 1858-1867 (DX1680)
  • Charles W Taylor & Son Ltd, iron founders, South Shields: records incl minutes and reports 1900-1989 (DS.CWT)
  • Washington Chemical Co Ltd: records incl letter book 1879-1908 (5710)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • C Kitchin, blacksmith, Atherstone: accounts 1868-1873 (CR4857)
  • Locke & England, auctioneers, Leamington Spa: additional records incl ledgers, valuation books, rent books and day books (CR4924)
  • Morgan & MacGhee, veterinary surgeons, Warwick: records incl office diary, glass plates 1918-1966 (CR4881)
  • Thomas Tuckley, hardware manufacturer, Colesworth: business records incl cash books, ledgers, wages books 1927-1986 (CR4856)
  • Vero & Everitt, hat manufacturers, Atherston: business records incl minutes, patents, inventories, ledgers, cash books, day books, production records c1896-1999 (CR4855)

West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Clydebank Library

  • Babtie, Shaw & Morton, consulting civil and structural engineers, Glasgow: plans rel to the Titan cranes at the Fairfield and John Brown shipyards 1906-1979 (GDC15)
  • David Ramsay, tailor, Broughty Ferry: account books 1900-1913 (2017/2)

West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services: Dumbarton Library

  • Polaroid (UK) Ltd, manufacturers of photographic equipment: records of Vale of Leven plant 1965-2017 (2017/4)

West Sussex Record Office

  • JD Morant, department store, Chichester: records c1940-1969 (18886)
  • Crawley Development Corporation: master plans c1948 (18715)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Howarth & Walker, architects, Cleckheaton: records incl corresp and papers of individual developments c1872-1941 (WYK1830)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Yorkshire Dyeware & Chemical Co: administrative, financial and personnel records, patents and technical and process information 1900-2006 (WYL2551)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Haigh Colliery: minute book 1889-1909 (WYW1870)
  • National Coal Board: records rel to Wheldale colliery, National Coal Board Secretariat, Thornhill coking plant, Shawcross colliery, Pope & Pearson Ltd and the Coal Authority 1911-2003 (WYW1871)
  • New Monckton Collieries Ltd: coal extraction plans and maps and documents showing initial mining area allocation 19th-20th cent (WYW1866)
  • New Sharlston Collieries Co Ltd: plans and reports for Sharlston colliery and other records 20th cent (WYW1862)
  • Sutcliffe Play Ltd, West Yorkshire: business records incl building plans, photographs, technical specifications and product catalogues 1940-2013 (WYW1865)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Coop & Co Ltd, Wigan, clothing manufacturers: ledger containing information on sales, business capital and shop accounts 1871-1909 (Acc. 2017/18)
  • Dell's Pharmacy, Leigh: prescription book 1890s-1970s (Acc. 2017/36)

Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre

  • Geoffrey Summers (1927-2012): diaries and photographs documenting his life with his partner Rex Thorne, incl life in London, running Country Foods health food shop, Melksham, and retirement in Chippenham and Malmesbury c1945-2009 (2028H)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Mander Brothers Ltd, paint and varnish manufacturers, Wolverhampton: paint recipe book and photographs, undated c1880-1920 (Acc No 2839)
  • Henry Rogers, Sons & Co Ltd, hardware merchants: bills of lading 1861-1868 (DB-80)
  • William Sturges & Co, solicitors, London: clients deeds 1794-1841 (Acc No 2826)
  • James Wilkes Ltd, printers, Bilston: photographs and ephemera 1965-1982 (DB-16)
  • Wolverhampton Chamber of Commerce: signatures of presidents and subscribers 1819-1933 (DB-82)

Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service

  • Adams family of Lindridge: farm accounts 1822-1845 (16113)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Samuel Davis, (fl 1666), of Woodbridge: letters to Thomas Pengelly, merchant rel to business about the ship The Returne and domestic matters 1666 (Add MS 89269)

British Library, Music Collections

  • Boosey & Hawkes Ltd, music publisher and musical instrument manufacturer, London: records rel to various composers 20th cent (Music Deposit 2017/05)

Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Roussel family of Guernsey: ledgers of Les Blancs Bois Ltd and other vineries 1933-1961 (AQ 0554)

Jersey Archive

  • Material rel to historic Jersey banking 19th-20th cent (JA/3212)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Smith, Elder & Co, publishers, London: letters to members of the Smith family from authors connected with the firm c1840-1910 (Acc.13783)
  • Thomas Cowan, bookseller, Haddington, manuscript drafts c1887-1889 (Acc.13882)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • RH Williams Associates, architects, Caernarfon: records
  • Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (Welsh Language Society): Glamorgan-Gwent area: corresp rel to the use of the Welsh language in shops and businesses 1990-2000

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Fawcett Engineering Ltd, hydraulic, marine and mechanical engineers, Liverpool: engineers notebook 1850s-1950s (DX/2643)
  • Greenshields, Cowie & Co Ltd, shipping company, Liverpool: ledger, minutes, letter books and photograph of members of Liverpool Steamship Owner's Association (1924) 1889-1930s (B/KNI)

National Portrait Gallery

  • Charles Beale (c1631-1705), husband of Mary Beale: diary recording details of Mary Beale's portrait business 1680-1681 (CB)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Simpson & Mitchell Ltd, glass and paint merchant, Belfast: minutes, wage books, articles of association, photographs, invoices and personal items rel to Ralph Mitchell c1929-1982 (D4635)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Laporte plc, chemicals manufacturers, London and Luton: company documents and photographs 1888-2000 (LAP)

Search Engine (National Railway Museum)

  • London & North Western Railway Co: architectural drawings incl general construction drawings and railway line elevations 1843-1913 (2017-7056)
  • London & Birmingham Railway Co: architectural drawings incl general construction drawings and railway line elevations 1843-1913 (2017-7056)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • John Denham Gallery, London: records incl exhibition files, catalogues, private view cards and photographs 1981-2003 (TGA 201713)
  • Kasmin Ltd, picture gallery, London: records incl stock books, corresp, photographs and slides of Kasmin and friends, works he sold and exhibitions and photographs documenting David Hockney's drawings 1960-2000s (TGA 201718)
  • Katharine Reid and John Bull, British picture restorers: business record book 1970 (TGA 20171/10)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Webster & Waddington Limited, theatre ticket office, London: ledgers 1900-1921 (THM/498)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Format, womens photography agency: administrative papers and photographs 1978-2016 (FORMAT)
  • South London Business Initiative Ltd, small business development centre: papers and photographs 1986-2017 (SLBI)

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Archives

  • John I Thornycroft & Co Ltd, shipbuilders, engineers and motor vehicle manufacturers, Southampton: L R Horsington's photographs from time as senior electrical engineer working for John I Thorneycroft and Vosper Thorneycroft (shipbuilders) 1952-1976 (SC MSS 295)

Mills Archive

  • Gelder and Kitchen LLP, architects: architectural drawings of roller flour mills c1890-2015 (GELD)

Museum of Science and Industry

  • Curtis Albert Sparkes (fl 1926-1990), mechanical engineer: research collection rel to machine tool manufacture and Sparkes' work at H W Kearns & Co 1900-1990 (2017-2002)
  • Tootal Broadhurst Lee Co Ltd, cotton manufacturers, Manchester: Tootal advertising guard books with examples of advertisements taken from various national and international publications 1910-1942 (2017-2003)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Aberdeen People's Press: additional records c1970-1989 (MS 3025)
  • WA Fairhurst & Partners, consulting structural and civil engineers, Glasgow: additional maps and plans, including Walker & Duncan, Aberdeen 19th cent-20th cent (MS 3860)
  • Alexander Pirie & Sons Ltd, paper manufacturers, Aberdeen: additional records 18th cent-21st cent (MS 2911)
  • Total E & P UK Ltd, oil producers, Aberdeen: additional records c1975-1999 (MS 3801)

Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Donald Barron (1921-2015), businessman: financial and administrative papers rel to Rowntree and Mackintosh business and Trust 1932-2017 (Acc 2017/060)
  • Atkinson Brierley, architects, York: Brierley and Rutherford architectural drawings 1927 (ATKB)
  • Rowntree & Co Ltd, cocoa and chocolate manufacturers, York: photograph albums 1776-1993 (R)
  • Rowntree Mackintosh plc, confectionery manufacturers, York: financial and administrative records incl articles of association and certificates of incorporation 1897-1992 (RM)
  • York Glaziers Trust: business and operational records incl job files, corresp, slides and photographs 1967-2007 (YGT)
  • York Waterworks Co: administrative, financial and staff records and photograph albums 1890-1999 (YWC)
  • The Retreat, York: papers of Roger Gillett, former chairman of management committee incl business and administrative records 1957-1992 (RET)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • Unnamed chemist, Bourn: recipe book 1848 (MS. Add. 10170)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Beaufoy Grimble & Co Ltd, vinegar brewers, Leith: additional records 1973-1985 (ACCN4113)

Heriot-Watt University, Heritage and Information Governance

  • Carfrae & Morrison, civil engineers, Edinburgh: additional day and survey books, plans 1833-1850 (CM)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • Morrigu Press, independent publisher: proofs and published material 1979-1982 (THN)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • H. M. Lee & Sons, antique dealers: business records incl ledgers, sales books, stock records, photographs, corresp and diaries 1927-1995 (MS 2088)
  • Stair & Co, antique dealers: albums of magazine and newspaper cuttings 1940-1977 (MS 2089)
  • M. Turpin Antiques Ltd: photographs of antique furniture, ornaments and clocks and advertising material 1970-2009 (MS 2220)

London University: Goldsmiths Library: Special Collections and Archives

  • Womens Revolutions Per Minute, distribution network for womens and feminist music: business records, recorded music and ephemera 1974-2011 (WRPM)

London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

  • Onlywomen Press Ltd, publishers, London: additional papers incl company records, publication files and ephemera 20th cent-2013 (6OWP)

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • John Sparks Ltd, Chinese art dealer, London: records incl cash books, ledgers and Sparks family papers c1900-1997 (JSP)

London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections

  • River & Mercantile Trust Ltd, investment company: notes made by Charles and Linda Jones from River Plate Trust Loan and Agency Company archives prior to the destruction of the originals 1972 (RMT)

Manchester Metropolitan University Library

  • Cruikshank & Seward Ltd, architects, Cheshire: photographs and architectural illustrations 1980s-1990s (CRU)
  • Taylor Young Ltd, architects, Liverpool and Manchester: architectural plans and photographs 1960s-1980s (TAY)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Joseph Cooper, farmer: records rel to tenancy at Home Farm, Follifoot 20th cent (Acc.DX2223)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Pasolds Ltd, clothing manufacturers, Langley: papers incl Ladybird publications, price lists, advertising literature and catalogues 1939-1970s (MS 814)
  • Sutton Colliery: papers incl ledger, accident register and baths handbook 1893-1956 (MS 699)
  • Annesley Welbeck and Summit Collieries: records and minutes from Nottinghamshire mining unions 1880-1970s

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Ducker & Son Ltd, boot and shoe makers and retailers, Oxford: day ledgers incl sample shoes and patterns 1937-2016 (MS. Don. c 244-248)
  • Ducker & Son Ltd, boot and shoe makers and retailers, Oxford: client ledgers 1910-1963 (MSS. Don. c. 233-243)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive and Circus Archive

  • WGH Ltd, theme park ride manufacturing company: records include digitally born records, designs, drawings, 3D models and photographs 1989-2016 (NFA0133)

Swansea University: Richard Burton Archives

  • Interviews with Port Talbot steelworkers of "Class, work and community" PhD 1945-2016 (2017/7)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Edgbaston Steam Laundry: inventory of machinery by John Hands and Sons, valuers, Birmingham 1900-1910 (MS392)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • FW Woolworth & Co Ltd, department store: additional records incl staff manual and workbook 1928-2003 (MS 5601)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Paul Marginson, (fl 1977-2014), emeritus professor of industrial relations: research papers relating to the employment practices of multinational companies 2001-2013 (1170)
  • Steven Tolliday (fl 1937-1985), professor of economic and social history: research records and recorded interviews relating to the car industry 1937-1985 (1213)
  • Case Con Magazine: publication and research records 1970-1995 (CSN)
  • Report, photographic bureau: photographic proof copies for wide range of feminist, socialist, trade union and campaigning publications 1960-1990s (RPT)
  • Case Con, radical social workers magazine: records 1979-1995 (CSN)