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Reference Number: 433 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Aberdeen City Archives : Reference and Local Studies Department 

Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeen City Archives
Old Aberdeen House
Dunbar Street
ABERDEEN
AB24 3UJ

Person in charge: Judith Cripps (City Archivist)
Enquires to: Duty Archivist
Telephone: 01224-481775 (direct)
Fax: 01224 495830
Email: archives@aberdeencity.gov.uk

www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/acc/YourCouncil/Departments/archives/default.asp

Mon to Wed 0930-1300, 1400-1630

Content: Estate, turnpike road, harbour, and Ordnance Survey maps, 18th-20th centuries.


Reference Number: 432 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Aberdeen City Archives : Reference and Local Studies Department

Aberdeen City Council
Reference and Local Studies Department
Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct
ABERDEEN
AB25 1GW

Person in charge: Mrs. Susan Bell (Reference and Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01224 652512
Fax: 01224 324118
Email: CentralLibrary@aberdeencity.gov.uk

www.aberdeencity.gov.uk/ACCI/web/site/Libraries/NS/lib_Library_Home.asp

Open: Mon-Thurs 0900-2000; Fri, Sat 0900-1700

Content: Approx. 2,500 maps, including about 2,000 current and historical OS sheets. Historical maps of the Aberdeen area, including street plans, harbour plans, estate maps, canal, road and railway plans.

A collection of local aerial photographs.


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Reference Number: 436 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Aberdeenshire Library and Information Service
Local Studies Department
Meldrum Meg Way
The Meadows Industrial Estate
OLDMELDRUM
Aberdeenshire
AB51 0GN

Person in charge: Mr. David B Catto (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01651 871220 / 871219
Fax: 01651 872142

Email: local.studies@aberdeenshire.gov.uk

http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/libraries/index.asp
http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/alis/information/local_studies.asp

Open: Mon-Fri 09:00 -17:00; Sat 09:00 - 16:30 Closed Christmas and Boxing Days, 31st December, 1st and 2nd January, Good Friday and May Day. Open on local holidays.
Prior appointment preferred.

Content: Approx. 200 maps. OS maps dating from 1st Edition for Aberdeenshire (current Local Government Admin Area). Historical maps of the area including estate maps, railway and canal maps.

Publications include reprints of parts of Thomson's Banffshire (1826), Kincardineshire (1822) and The Buchan Area (1826); Thos. Brown's Aberdeenshire (1807); Plan of Ellon (1918); Plan of Turriff (1819).

Photocopying and microfilm/fiche reader available.


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Reference Number: 415 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Isle of Anglesey County Council
Anglesey County Record Office Shirehall
Glanhwfa Road
LLANGEFNI
YNYS MON
LL77 7TW

Person in charge: Anne Venables (County Archivist)
Telephone: 01248 752080

Email: archives@anglesey.gov.uk
http://www.ynysmon.gov.uk/

Open: Mon-Fri 0900-1300, 1400-1700
Closed first full week in November
Access: General public (a CARN reader's ticket required).

Content: OS maps of the former County of Anglesey at 1:2,500 (1st, 2nd and 3rd edition) and 1:10,560 (2nd and 3rd edition). Tithe Commutation maps, Enclosure awards. Local deposited maps, i.e. harbours, buildings, etc., public utilities, railways, roads and bridges. Miscellaneous local maps, manuscript and printed.

Some air photographs of specific sites in Anglesey.

Photocopying (at Archivist's discretion).


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Reference Number: 473 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Cultural Services : Angus Museums

Angus Council
Cultural Services
County Buildings
Market Street
FORFAR
Angus
DD8 3WF

Person in charge: Gavin Drummond (Director)
Telephone: 01307 461460
Fax: 01307 462590
Email: cultural@angus.gov.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1700 Closed local holidays.

Content: Central services for various libraries, including those at Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie, Forfar, Kirriemuir and Montrose and Monifieth.

Circa 4,372 printed maps, all relating to Angus. Current and retrospective collection of OS maps at 1:1,250 and 1:2,500. Also a number of historical maps and plans.


Reference Number: 474 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Cultural Services : Angus Museums

Angus Council
Angus Museums
The Meffan
20 West High Street
FORFAR
Angus
Angus DD8 1BB

Person in charge: Margaret H. King (Museums Co-ordinator)
Telephone: 01307 464123
Fax: 01307 468451

http://www.angus.gov.uk/history/museums/meffan/default.htm
Email: the.meffan@angus.gov.uk

Mon to Sat 10:00-17:00
Closed 25, 26 December; 1, 2 January
Disabled access ground floor only

Content: Collection is divided between the Arbroath, Brechin, Forfar and Montrose Museums. Prior notice preferred.

Approx. 350 maps, including local OS (i.e. an almost complete set of recent OS 1:10,000 maps for Angus). Historical (17-19th centuries), archaeological, geological, botanical, soil survey, road, railway and electoral maps. Census maps for Angus.

Publications include Pont & Gordon's Angus (ca. 1640) and John Wood's plans of Arbroath, Brechin, Forfar and Montrose (1822).

Photocopying limited to small maps only.


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Reference Number: 455 - Last revised: 01/10/12 Edition 7

Argyll and Bute Council
Argyll and Bute Archives
Manse Brae
LOCHGILPHEAD
Argyll
PA31 8QU

Person in charge: Miss Jackie Davenport
Telephone: 01546 604774
Fax: 01546 604769

Email: archives@argyll-bute.gov.uk
www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/content/leisure/localhistory/introductiontoarchives?a=0

Open: Monday to Friday 10:00-13:00, 14:00-16:30
By appointment only.

Content: Circa 500 plans. Local authority plans from 19th and 20th centuries (mainly road construction, civil engineering and special district plans).

Special collections include the DUNCAN COLVILLE PAPERS (estate plans of Kintyre); the MALCOLM OF POLTALLOCH PAPERS (estate plans) and C & D MACTAGGART, SOLICITORS (estate plans of Kintyre).

Photocopier and digital camera available.


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Reference Number: 364 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Archives and Local Studies Department
Central Library
Shambles Street
BARNSLEY
South Yorks.
S70 2JF

Person in charge: Mr. Paul Stebbing (Archives and Local Studies Officer)
Telephone: 01226 773950
Fax: 01226 773955
Email: archives@barnsley.gov.uk
http://www.barnsley.gov.uk/archives

Open: Mon 0930-1900, Tues, Thurs and Fri 0930-1730; Wed 0930-1800; Sat 0930-1300. Lunchtime closure daily from 1300-1400.

Content: Circa 2,000 sheets and about 80 atlases. Mainly OS maps covering local area at 1:10,560 and 1:2,500. Complete set of OS at 1:50,000. Also some original and duplicate tithe and enclosure maps for the area.


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Reference Number: 89 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Bath Central Library : Record Office

Bath & North East Somerset Council
Bath Central Library
19 The Podium
Northgate Street
Bath
BA1 5AN

Person in charge: Mrs E. Bevan
Telephone: 01225-428144
Fax: 01225-331839
Web-site: www.bathnes.gov.uk/libraries/Central.htm

Mon 1000-1800; Tue-Thur 0930-1900; Fri-Sat 0930-1700

Content: Circa 800 maps and plans. County maps of Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Town plans of Bath. 0.S. maps for local area.

Photocopying available.


Reference Number: 91 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Bath Central Library : Record Office

Bath and North-East Somerset Council
Bath and North-East Somerset Record Office
Guildhall
High Street
Bath
BA1 5AW

Person in charge: Mr C.A. Johnston (Principal Archivist)
Telephone: 01225 477421
Fax: 01225 477439
Email: archives@bathnes.gov.uk
www.batharchives.co.uk/

Open: Tues-Thurs 0900-1300, 1400-1700; Fri 0900-1300, 1400-1630
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Manuscript and printed maps and plans of Bath and the surrounding district only.

Photocopying available (to A3 size).


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Reference Number: 96 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Bedfordshire County Council : Archives and Records Service

Bedfordshire County Council
Bedford Central Library
Local Studies Library
Bedford Central Library
Harpur Street
BEDFORD
MK4O 1PG

Enquiries to: County Special Collections Librarian (Mr. Barry Stephenson)
Telephone: 01234 3509231
Fax: 01234-342163

Email [use url below to make initial enquiry for via web form for revision]:
www.bedfordshire.gov.uk click on Libraries

Open: Mon to Fri 09:30-19:00; Sat 09:30-17:00

Content: Circa 4,000 OS and other maps covering Bedfordshire, current and historical. Original maps and prints from 16th century onwards. Also land use and geographical maps. Sets of 1:10,560 OS maps from 1st ed. to 1960, and of 1:10,000 thereafter for Bedfordshire; 1:2,500 (1949 and 1955) for the county; 1:1,250 for Bedford only.
Set of aerial photographs for Bedfordshire taken in 1991.
Photocopying available, but permission may be refused for reasons of conservation.

Dunstable and Leighton Buzzard Libraries have collections of historical maps relating to their own areas. See web site for more details.


Reference Number: 95 - Last revised: 13/11/06 Edition 5

Bedfordshire County Council : Archives and Records Service

Bedfordshire County Council / Luton Borough Council
Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service
County Hall
Cauldwell Street
BEDFORD
Beds.
MK42 9AP

Person in charge: Kevin Ward (County Archivist)
Telephone: 01234 228833 (direct), 01234 363222 Ext.2833
Fax: 01234 228854

Email:archive@bedscc.gov.uk
www.bedscc.gov.uk/archive

Open: Mon 0900-1900, Tue, Wed & Fri 0900 - 1700
Closed Thursdays
No reader's ticket or appointment system.

Content: A considerable collection of printed and manuscript maps and atlases of Bedfordshire. Some general and regional maps of Ireland. Some early maps of parts of the USA.

A number of publications are available for purchase, in particular, the publications of the Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, which include Printed Maps and Town Plans of Bedfordshire, 1576-1900 (Betty Chambers, BHRS vol.62 1983), and Map of Bedfordshire by Thomas Jefferys, 1765 (BHRS 1983)

Selected images of OS and Enclosure maps are available via the website.

Photocopying and photography available.


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