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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Sports and Recreation


ARK: Archive Resource for Knowsley

  • Friends of Bowring Park: minutes, reports and corresp rel to the activities of the Friends 2015-2019 (2019/028)
  • Huyton Cricket Club: score cards, team photographs, biography of Ben Barrell and newspaper cuttings 1904-1992 (GB1076.HCC)
  • Huyton Junior Football League: financial, player and match records rel to league and corresp 1960-1982 (2019/022)
  • John Wakefield, (fl. 1998), Kirkby resident and photographer: photographs rel to Kirkby and its environs 1998 (2019/031)
  • James Brooks, (fl. 1960-2017), Kirkby resident, local historian and photographer: photographs and miscellaneous material rel to Kirkby, Knowsley Village and Huyton 1960-2017 (2019/004)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Scout Association, Berwick and North Northumberland: minutes and photographs 1909-1970 (BRO 2599)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Thamesmead Town Football Club: minutes, programs, correspondence 1984-2018

Bury Museum and Archives

  • National Clarion Cycling Club: Bury branch: scrapbooks (2) of press cuttings 1950-1999 (RCC/4/1; RCC/4/2)
  • Greenmount Cricket Club, Bury: scrapbooks (2) 1895-1900 (SMX/3)

Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies

  • British Paralympic Association: records 2010-2018 (AR 70/2019)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Burton Manor Gatehouse Club: constitution, minutes and accounts 1983-2018 (D 9176)
  • James Edward Bates, (fl 1974-2015) bowls player: diaries, competition programmes and memorabilia 1974-2015 (D 9192)
  • Northwich and District Heritage Society: minutes, programmes and research papers 1990-2020 (D 9252)
  • United Nations Association Wilmslow Branch: minutes, events and activities records 1957-2005 (D 9253)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow

  • Outpost Emmaus, Broughton-in-Furness: minutes, photographs, financial records and newsletters c1960-1990 (BDX 119)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Fell and Rock Climbing Club of the English Lake District: papers rel to HP Cain, incl photographs and climbing diary and 3 Peaks 1926 planning notes and itinerary c1910-1971 (WDSO 163)
  • Kendal and District Bowling League: minutes, corresp and competition results 1959-2007 (WDSO 414)

Denbighshire Archives

  • Rhyl Boys Brigade: minutes, corresp, newscuttings, photographs and slides late 20th cent (DD/DM/1954)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Buxton Thermal & Natural Baths: visitors books and treatment book 1894-1963 (D1317)
  • Derbyshire Ladies County Golf Association: minutes and other records 2000-2019 (D7036)
  • Bakewell and District Bird Study Group: records incl Constitution, minutes, accounts, newsletters, programmes, bird sighting records, photographs, other papers 1987-1997 (D8219)
  • Bolsover Church Lads Club: minutes and accounts [transferred from Chesterfield Library] 1924-1928 (D8253)
  • Trent House Badminton Club and predecessors: records incl minutes, correspondence, match score book 1935-1990 (D8772)

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

  • Tiverton Badminton Club: records comprising financial records (accounts, billheads, invoices, bank books) and related corresp c1940-1969 (ZATB)

Dundee City Archives

  • Dundee East End Angling Club: minutes and financial records 1875-2018 (GD/X1476)

East Riding of Yorkshire Archives and Local Studies Service

  • Beverley Probus Club: club rules, committee minutes, membership lists, dinner menus and printed photographs 1973-2010 (DDX2300)
  • Hull and District Winemakers Guild: minutes and financial statements files, annual general meetings and constitution files, and 'The Wine Ex Press' magazines 1961-2018 (DDX2271)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Blackboys Cricket Club: records 1913-2019 (13479)

Essex Record Office

  • Billericay Swimming and Social Club: records 1932-2005 (A15097)
  • Reginald Buckley (fl1928-1929) of Buckhurst Hill: cycling diaries 1928-1929 (A15065)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • LNER York Employees Amateur Swimming Club: handwritten minutes 1920-1946 (LNE/1)
  • St Andrew Society of York: records incl minute books, yearbooks, members activities and papers rel to the affiliation of the Society with the Burns Federation 1937-2014 (STA)
  • York City Football Club Foundation: records incl match-day programmes, fanzine and press cuttings 1920s-2010s (YCF)

Falkirk Archives

  • Falkirk Football Club: records 1917-1990 (A2507)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Cardiff and District Table Tennis League: records incl handbooks, photographs, rule book, score books and programmes 1936-2019 (D1683)
  • Cardiff Rugby Football Club: club and House Committee minutes 1949-1983 (D1702)

Glasgow City Archives

  • Mount Florida Bowling Club , Glasgow: minutes, match records, finances, photographs 1916-1978 (TD2096)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Gloucester Athletic Club: records incl season results, programmes, cuttings and some administrative and financial records 1962-1992 (D15085)
  • Gloucestershire Lady Captains' Golf Society: records incl minutes with membership information (closed) 1948-2012 (D15020)

Gwent Archives

  • Newport Athletic Club: records incl minutes, photographs, tickets and programmes c1880-2001 (D6236, Accession 6508)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Hamble River Sailing Club and Hamble Regatta and Carnival: minutes incl of General and Committee Meetings, account book, notebooks rel to Hamble River Sailing Club Trophies 1919-2018 (98A19)

Isle of Man Public Record Office

  • Isle of Man Department of Economic Development and predecessors: records incl photographs of sporting and other tourism events and tourism related publications c1970-2003 (A172)
  • Isle of Man Tourist Board (1952-1986) and Department of Tourism and Transport (1986-1990): records incl minutes books, financial records, postal enquiries and records rel to Marketing Board 1935-1990 (A164)
  • Isle of Man Tourist Board and Department of Tourism and Transport: records rel to motorsport and cycling events and passenger survey report 1912-2005 (A170)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Old Newtonians Rugby Football Club, Leicester Forest East: records incl photographs, cuttings and minutes c1930-2010 (DE9924)
  • Special Olympics Leicester 2009-2012 Journals Project: journals and associated documentation (paper and digital) 2009-2012 (DE9816)
  • Thomas Cook Group, travel agents: minutes, correspondence, brochures, travel guides, timetables, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, staff records, books, periodicals, souvenirs 1841-2019 (DE10000)
  • Jack Hems, (fl1930-1990), aquarist: papers rel to his military service with the Pay Corps, publications rel to freshwater outdoor and aquarian fish-keeping incl drawings of fishes, some papers of his wife, Joan incl photographs c1930-1999 (DE9797)
  • Brian Ambrose, (fl1946-1958), Leicester City FC fan, of Hinckley: scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings recording Leicester City Football Club players and matches 1946-1958 (DE9802)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Broad One Design yacht club: minute book and transcript 1911-1972 (ACC 2019/58)

North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Bideford Target Shooting Club: minutes and accounts 1945-2009 (B1392)

Northumberland Archives

  • Merton Hall, Ponteland: minutes, photographs, and exhibition material c1964-2016 (NRO 12033 [VH])

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Thrumpton Cricket Club, Nottingham: minutes incl of AGM and committee, accounts, score book season statistics, fixtures lists, club handbooks, photographs, newscuttings and historical information 1920-2007 (Acc 9459)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Girl Guides Association: Oldham: programme and photographs 1967 (M251)
  • Girl Guides Association: Oldham: record books, log books, minute books, photographs and histories 1915-2010 (M251)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Brian Doyle (fl2014-2019), St Johnstone Football Club historian: Perth & Kinross Remembers - digital deposit consisting of biographies of St Johnstone Football Club players who served in the First World War 1914-1918 (19/67)
  • Mrs Mary Cairncross (fl1957-2018): scrapbooks of articles and photographs relating to Perth Sailing Club 1957-2018 (19/19)
  • Sandy Wilson (d2018), Pitlochry businessman and entrepreneur: Pitlochry History Collection containing guide books and maps, Pitlochy Highland Games brochures and minute book, Pitlochry Curling Club papers, photographs, postcards, newspaper cuttings 20th cent (19-Nov)

Portsmouth History Centre

  • Waterlooville Motorcycling Club: records nd (3276A)

Powys Archives

  • Llanyre Sports Show Committee: competition results lists, show paperwork incl schedules, corresp, financial records, promotional material, minutes and notebooks 1940-2019 (R/SOC/34)

Redbridge Local Studies and Archives

  • The Ilford Bowls Club: minute books, photograph album 1889-1967 (2019/12)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • West Bromwich Mountaineering Club: records incl minutes 1952-2019 (2019/25)

Sheffield City Archives

  • Fulwood Sports Club Ltd, Chorley Road, Sheffield: minutes, accounts, share and member registers 1910-2015 (X847)
  • Sheffield Ice Sports Centre (formerly Silver Blades Ice Rink): corresp, photographs and press cuttings 1965-2007 (X878)
  • Sheffield Socialist Choir: minutes, annual reports and accounts, corresp, photographs, promotional items, song sheets and programmes 1988-2018 (X848)
  • Sheffield Youth Theatre: photographs, scripts and corresp c1977-1999 (X858)
  • Woodcraft Folk Sheffield District: minutes, accounts and scrapbooks c1985-2001 (X891)
  • Sheffield Dolphins Water Polo Club: minutes 1946-1958 (X863)

Shropshire Archives

  • George Wilkinson (fl1903) of Highfield House, Wellington: diary recording a cruise and trip to Norway 1903 (9644)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Felton Eccles Tug of War Club: records 1962-1971 (A/EPU)

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

  • Staffordshire Police Thursday Bowls Club: minutes, accounts and fixture lists, with some letters and photographs 1992-2018 (7712)

Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch

  • Ashton family of Bury St Edmunds: records rel to Ickworth Squash Club, incl AGM minutes, history of the club; corresp; membership lists; Lease Renewal papers; lease, drawings, notes on the club; information on club rules and membership lists; photos and accounts 1965-2002 (HD3437 (ADD))

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Ipswich and District Badminton League: papers 1954-2014 (GC867)
  • Ipswich Badminton Club: minutes, accounts, correspondence, membership records, ephemera 1927-1965 (GC864)
  • Martlesham Cricket Club: papers including minutes, correspondence, cricket score books and photographs 1986-2000 (GC870)

Surrey History Centre

  • Guildford Ramblers: records, including AGM minutes, 1989-2017, committee minutes, 1993-2018, walks programmes and newsletters, 1989-2019, memory stick with statistics, 2001-2018, cash book, 1989-2009, and annual accounts and treasurer's reports, 1997-2012 1989-2019 (10010)
  • Woking Golf Club: records, incl minutes of General Committee Meetings and other commitees; rules; annual reports and accounts; candidate books; subscription ledgers; fixture cards; competition results; sale particulars; copy deeds and other records 1894-2017 (9993)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • North Eastern Amateur Football League: minutes and handbooks 1923-1995 (S.AFL1)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Warwickshire Association of Boys Clubs: photographs, annual reports and minute book 1947-2003 (CR5046)
  • Leamington Cricket Club: minutes; diaries of F.A. Ward (containing photographs, press cuttings); members register, financial records, photographs; 'Off the Edge' newsletter; maps of the cricket ground; rules and constitution; fixtures 1899-1990 (CR5061)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • Eccleshill Retired Men's Forum: records incl minutes, attendance register, accounts and booklet '25 Forum Years, 1970-1995' 1984-2018 (WYB802)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Knur and Spell and Billets Match Club: records, poster for Knur and Spell Invitation World Championship in Halifax, Billets match records, record of production of bat stock faces, with historical notes on the games and photographs by Garry Stringfellow 1882-2017 (WYC:1913)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Dalton Allotment Association: records incl minutes, financial records, member address books and show competition records incl winners 1940s-1960s (WYK1906)
  • Denby Dale Pie Event: records incl scrapbook, corresp rel to organising committee, profit and loss accounts, notes on history of pie by Ruth Whitwam et al, souvenir brochure, family tree of pies and book 'The mammoth pies of Denby Dale' 1964 (WYK1895)
  • Huddersfield and Halifax Geographic Association: records incl minutes, accounts, membership records corresp and circulars c1947-1999 (WYK1904)
  • Reinwood Allotment Association: records incl rent book, bank book and corresp 1930s-1960s (WYK1884)
  • Huddersfield and District Master Bakers and Confectioners Association: records incl minutes, lists of members, corresp, financial records, photographs, medals and event programmes; also incl records of ladies section 1979-2012 (WYK1883)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Ferry Lane Wives Group: incl membership list, photographs of events, minute book, membership register and cash book c1980-2018 (WYW1943)
  • West Riding Referees' Association: records incl minutes, secretary's corresp [some files have access restrictions due to sensitive information], management consultancy report and 5-a-side competition events corresp and arrangements 1974-2017 (WYW1948)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Leigh Centurions Rugby League Club: photographs rel to the club c1920-1999 (Acc. 2019/46)
  • Leigh Centurions Rugby League Club: club records incl minutes, and financial records 1948-1970 (Acc. 2019/3)
  • Leigh Centurions Rugby League Club: photographs of players 1910-1920 (Acc. 2019/81)

Wolverhampton City Archives

  • West Park Bowling Club: minutes, accounts and photographs 1910-2018 (D-SO-85)
  • Wolverhampton Rambling Club: reports, correspondence, photographs, excursions and other material 1932-1970 (DW-217)


Island Archives, Guernsey

  • Guernsey Air Rifle Association: minutes 1966-2004 (AQ 1548/100 - 102)

Lothian Health Services Archive

  • Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh: case notes and research documentation rel to European Collaborative Study of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV 1980s-2000s (Acc19/013)

Manx National Heritage Library & Archives

  • World Manx Association: minutes, attendance register, secretary's logbook, corresp, scrapbooks and newsletters 1912-2008 (MS 14697)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Traditional Cosmology Society: records 1984-2013 (Acc.14108)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Colonel Bryan Cooke, (fl. 1790-1797) of Owston, Yorkshire: travel journal recording various tours undertaken through the north of England and Wales 1790-1797 (NLW MS 24143)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Northern Ireland District Association (NIDA) of the Camping and Caravanning Club: minutes, accounts, scrapbooks and photographs 1964-2009 (D4702/1-10)


Bath University Archives

  • Edith Thompson (1877-1961), hockey player and sports administrator: scrapbooks and associated material rel to the management and administration of women's hockey during the early stages of its development as an organised sport played by women 1898-1933 (EDITH THOMPSON)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • Glasgow University Lacrosse section, sports club: secretary's books (2) for women's section, including photos 1957-1961 (ACCN 4277)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • England Netball, sport governing body: personal papers of former 1963 World Cup netballer Margaret Eve, incl newspaper cuttings, match fixtures and tournament shirt 1963 (EN/AV/1/9)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Gisele Mardon, (1930-2015), French-British cookery teacher: scrapbooks, notebooks and recipes 1955-2015 (SPCOLL/2019/34)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Typescript male and female statistics, rel to Cumbria and mid-Lancashire athletics championships, and featuring names of junior and senior athletes 1970s-1980s (ATH/Z/3/3/11)
  • Warwickshire Amateur Athletic Association: results, programmes and administrative records 1956-1989 (ATH/Z/5/162a)

University of Liverpool: Special Collections and Archives

  • University of Liverpool Women's Club: papers and minute books 1919-1970 (D1234)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Carlyle Cycling Club, Chelsea: records incl minutes, accounts, photographs, gazettes 19th-21st cent (1311)