British Archives: A Guide to Archive Resources in the United by Janet Foster

By Janet Foster

Because it was once first released in 1982 British files has tested itself because the premiere reference paintings to holdings of data and manuscript collections during the united kingdom. The third variation has been broadly revised and enlarged with greater than one hundred fifty new entries, additional widening the variety of the booklet. Entries are based to teach the data of the company as targeted from deposited collections and demanding non-manuscript fabric, and extra information of fax quantity and conservation provision are incorporated for the 1st time. the entire latest entries were considerably up-to-date, including the choose bibliography and checklist of precious addresses of assorted enterprises excited about the care and custody of files. The creation offers a useful advisor to researchers utilizing records, together with a precis of the suitable laws and a close description of the standard holdings of county and different neighborhood authority checklist places of work.

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In 1967 records were also transferred from the Town Clerk's Department. Wallasey Reference Library (Earlston Road, Wallasey L45 5DX) is a dependent repository. Major collections Usual local authority holdings and deposited collections including the following which have a wider significance: Birkenhead Improvement Commission 1833-79, which includes records of the first park to be laid out at public expense, 1843-7 (designed by SirJoseph Paxton) and the first street tramway in Great Britain, 1860.

All new users ofMSS and archives mu st supply a formal letter of introduction from an appropriate person; all would- Blackburn 39 be researchers must apply first by letter. Special Collections are made available in the Heslop Room. The Library began as the library of Mason College in 1880; it was gathered on one site in 1959-60. Historical background To build and strengthen existing collections and to collect in the fields where active academic research is taking place in the University, by purchase, deposit or donation.

Birth and death records (Northern Ireland), 1863-. Non-manuscript material Some pre-1921 birth and death indexes on microfilm. Post-1973 birth and death records on microfiche. Finding aids Facilities Indexes to all records available. Index search facilities. Microfilm/fiche readers. Publications 48 Registrar General's Annual Reports, Quarterly Reports. Public Record Office of Northern Ireland Address 66 Balmoral Avenue Belfast BT9 6NY Telephone (0232)661621 Enquiries to Director, Mr B. 45. 15 Closed: first two weeks in December Access Official records normally after 30 years.

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