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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Horticulture


Berkshire Record Office

  • Sunningdale and District Gardening Association: records 1936-2016 (D/EX2661)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Henllan Flower Show Committee: records incl minutes, programmes, corresp and related papers 1972-2014 (DD/DM/1914)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Sir Joseph Paxton (1801-1865), politician, architect and landscape gardener: deeds, abstracts of title and other papers rel to his Matlock and Derbyshire estates c1618-1899 (D8074)

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

  • Ide Gardening Club: records 1979-2008 (ZAKE)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Wivelsfield Gardening Club: records 1981-2013 (12986)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Beale-Browne family of Salperton: Hazelton House slides rel mainly to garden and planting, with property records 1942-1964 (D269)
  • Coln, Hatherop, Eastleach, Quenington and Southrop Garden Club: records incl minutes, accounts and activity files 1986-2014 (D14300)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies: minutes and news bulletins 1961-2010 (54A17)

Kent History and Library Centre

  • Maidstone Horticultural Society: minutes, financial records, programmes of events, show schedules, members' handbook and history of the society 1935-2013 (Acc/2017/51)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Great Yarmouth Flower Club: minutes 1954-2009 (SO 372)
  • Norfolk Agricultural Association: additional financial records 1896-1992 (ACC 2017/64)
  • Norwich and Norfolk Licensed Victuallers Association: records 1953-1991 (Acc 2016/276)
  • Albert Hazell (1907-2009), MP, President of the National Union of Agricultural Workers: additional family and professional papers c1960-1979 (ACC 2017/59)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Farnsfield and District Horticultural Society: records incl minutes, trophy winners register, accounts, programmes, photographs and corresp 1990-2016 (9237)

Orkney Archive

  • East Mainland Horticultural Society: books of prize winners 1951-2015 (D149)

Powys Archives

  • Llandrindod Wells Horticultural Society: records incl minutes, membership list, photograph albums and news cuttings 1947-2105 (R/DX/70)
  • Watton Allotment Association, Breconshire: records incl minutes, membership lists, waiting lists, copies of tenancy agreements and corresp 1994-2016 (B/SOC/35)

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)
  • Stowmarket and District Beekeepers Association: minute books and exhibiters and prizes awarded at Honey Show 1947-1998 (GC855)
  • Suffolk Beekeepers Association: minutes, members lists, reports and accounts 1907-2007 (GC850)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Papers and slides by A Delves rel to wisteria on the old Royal West Sussex Hospital, believed to be the earliest example in Britain c1990-1999 (18972)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Heswall Flower Club: committee minutes, accounts corresp and photographs 1966-2016 (2306)


National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Norah Mears (1887-1967), landscape gardener: letters 1908-1931 (Acc.13852)


Trinity College Dublin

  • Hubert Marshal Butler (1900-1991), writer and market gardener: personal and literary papers 1950-1991 (TCD MS11564)