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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Charities and philanthropy


Angus Archives

  • Rotary Club of Monifieth and District: records c1980-2010 (MS1138)

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Barbers Almhouse Charity: financial ledgers 1898-1939 (A/3729/T)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support (BRASS): correspondence and drop-in advice notes 2005-2009
  • Jane Cart's Trust, Dunstable: additional records 1736-2002 (X699)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Dr Abraham Jobson's Charity, Murrow: account book incl copy of county court orders for new charity scheme 1857-1863 (R117/006)
  • Harlton Charity School: minutes incl accounts of Fryers Charity 1816-1942 (R117/005)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • Bledlow Charities: records incl minutes 1887-2006 (AR 9/2017)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Historic Cheshire Churches Preservation Trust: records incl minutes, accounts reports, covenants and trust deed 1953-1994 (D 8961)

Conwy Archive Service

  • Polish Wagon Train Fund: diary and photographs written and taken by Mike Hyle of the charitable mission to bring food, medicines, babyclothing and other infant needs to Poland from Wales 1982 (CX676)

Cornwall Record Office

  • Laura Angove (fl c1900-1974): personal papers rel to Red Cross and St John Ambulance during First World War and Methodism 1882-1974 (AD2512)
  • Penzance Alms Houses: records incl admissions and discharges, pension receipts, accounts and non-sequential diaries 1891-1984 (X1442)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Shardlow Parochial Charity: Charity Commission notices and corresp C1874-2013 (D8113)

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

  • Amnesty International, Exeter branch: records incl photographs c1960-2017 (ZAMO)
  • Kingsbridge feoffees: minutes of proceedings 1886-1926

Dudley Archives and Local History Service

  • Dudley Grammar School War Memorial Fund: minutes, accounts and corresp 1920-1985 (C10039)

Durham County Record Office

  • Durham Spastics Society: records c1968-1990 (D/Loco)

Essex Record Office

  • Billericay Educational Trust (previously Bayly's Charity and the Great Burstead Exhibition Foundation): minutes 1841-1971 (A14634)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • Yorkshire Band of Hope Union: annual reports and pledge book entry 1911-1951 (HOP)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Fife, Clackmannan and Kinross Charitable Society, Glasgow: minutes, excursion books, photographs and society dinner books 1769-1988 (TD2006)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester City (Voluntary) Blind Association: records incl minutes and constitutions 1978-1996 (D10253)
  • Gloucestershire Deaf Association: records incl property records, business plans and AGM minutes 1920-2015 (D14611)
  • Royal Society of St George, Gloucestershire branch: additional records incl rel to millennium celebrations, Chairman's files 1980-2014 (D6891)

Gwent Archives

  • Babington Trust and Charity, Trellech: minutes, corresp, photographs and financial records c1884-2010 (D6337)
  • Deeds rel to Chapel Hill United and Francis Bradford Charities 1634-1983 (D6263)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • John Smith's Charity, Peterchurch: additional minutes, accounts, corresp, documents on Park Farm and history of the charity 1800-2000 (DA56)

Highland Archives

  • Cromarty and District Benevolent Association: minutes, accounts, corresp c1940-2016 (D1556)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Bosom Friends: records rel to Bosom Friends appeal incl letters and records of donations made 1980-1981 (C DSBF)

Huntingdonshire Archives

  • Somersham Parish Council: council and parish meeting minutes, School Board minutes and accounts, County Primary School records and records of Harvey and Hammond local charities 1751-2011 (5950)

Kingston History Centre

  • Kingston Centre for Independent Living: oral histories created as part of the Fighting for our Rights project 2017 (KHC/2017/060)

Lancashire Archives

  • Disability Equality North West: records incl training materials, photographs and promotional material 1996-2017 (DDX 2981/Acc 12279)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Oakham United Charities: records incl Charity Commissioners report, trustee minutes and receipts 1815-1970 (DE9360)
  • PRIDE Victim Support Charity, Leicestershire: minutes, accounts, newscuttings and ephemera 1993-2007 (DE9416)
  • Shawell parish: registers of baptisms, marriages and burials, with account of sums raised for charitable causes incl relief of French Protestants, townships raises by French privateers in Northumberland and townships destroyed by fire 1558-1755 (DE9452)

Lincolnshire Archives

  • Elizabeth Lornen Charity: records 1862-2011 (10-CHAR)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Liverpool 8 Law Centre: case files 2006-2007 (ACC 7116)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Corporation of London: account book for Lord Mayor's Transvaal Relief Fund 1900-1901 (PM17/019)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Dereham Inner Wheel Club: records 1955-2017 (ACC 2017/96)
  • St Swithin's Charity, Norwich: minute book 1865-1910 (MC 3358)

Pembrokeshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Soroptimist International: Fishguard and District branch: meeting records, minutes and scrapbook 1982-2014 (DSO/128)

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Pearn Almshouses Trust, Plymouth: records incl minutes, allotment records, accounts, deeds and corresp c1802-1999 (4170)

Powys Archives

  • Builth Wells Cottage Hospital League of Friends, Breconshire: minute books, list of committee members, newsletters, reports and other records 1946-2004 (B/SOC/34)
  • Llangurig parish: notebook belonging overseer Richard Brown containing poor relief dispensed and accounts for the parish 1835-1843 (M/EP/25)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: additional papers 1946-2017 (TR)

Shropshire Archives

  • The Wrekin Trust, educational charity: records incl minutes, newsletters, accounts and corresp c1970-2017 (9321)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Blue Marine's Sick Benefit Society, Preston Plucknett: minutes 1918-1955 (A\EHH)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Charity of Sir Thomas and Lady Kytson, Bury St Edmunds: records 1984-2001 (GB587)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Martineau Trust, financial assistance charity, Suffolk: minute books 1920-1983 (GB484)
  • Old Newton and Gipping Homecoming Fund: letters from beneficiaries of the fund c1940-1949 (HD4116)
  • Royal British Legion, Women's section, Suffolk County branch: committee and conference minutes 1950-2017 (GC635)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Leeds Rhino Foundation: records incl players wage books and permit books 1901-1948 (WYL2345)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • Wolverhampton World Poverty Action: minutes 2006-2016 (D-SO-79)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Dartington Hall: report on Dartington Hall enterprise 1956-1965 (Add MS 89281)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Donaghadee Free Schools charitable association: minutes, inspectors' reports, accounts and corresp 1909-1990 (D4644)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Friends of Christ Church Spitalfields: research and campaign papers 1976-2016 (FCCS)
  • Health Equality and Rights Organisation, gay mens health charity, London: records 1991-2017 (GMFA)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • Ann Harrison's charity: records incl minutes, corresp, accounts and files on almshouse cottages 1839-2015 (AHAR)
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York: plans of properties built for the Joseph Rowntree village trust 1904-1988 (JRF)

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

  • Jennie Street (fl 1982-1997), development worker: papers rel to charitable and governmental work in Hong Kong, Sudan, Tigray, Eritrea and Ethiopia 1982-1997 (PP MS 100)
  • Algiers Mission Band: records incl minutes, journals and annual reports 1888-1992 (AWM/AMB)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • Poultry Club of Great Britain: newsletters 1973-2014 (Acc.DX2229)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Pasold Research Fund Ltd: records incl papers rel to Eric Pasold's research into the history of knitting, corresp, notes and photographs 1930-1970s (BPS)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Ernest George White Society, vocal technique society: corresp c1976-2000 (MS 5604)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Childline, childrens charity: thirtieth anniversary witness seminar briefing notes, transcripts and recordings 2016-2017 (CHL)