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Reference Number: 244 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

North Lincolnshire Libraries
Reference and Study Library
North Lincolnshire Central Library
Carlton Street
SCUNTHORPE
North Lincolnshire
DN15 6TX

Person in overall charge: Library & Information Services Manager
Enquiries to: The Reference Library
Telephone: 01724 860161
Fax: 01724 860161
Email: ref.library@northlincs.gov.uk
www.northlincs.gov.uk

Opening Hours: Monday 0930-1900; Tuesday 0930-1700; Wednesday 0930-1900; Thursday 0930 -1700; Friday 093-1700; Saturday 0900-1630pm.

Content: Approx. 3,000 maps covering the Scunthorpe, Glanford and Isle of Axholme areas, scales include 1:10,560, 1:10,000 and 1:2,500. 1:50,000 for UK; Geological Survey and land use maps; enclosure maps; local government administrative boundary maps; GOAD shopping centre plans for Scunthorpe and Brigg. World and UK road atlases; street maps for UK.

Photocopying subject to copyright and physical condition.


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Reference Number: 286 - Last revised: 26/11/02 Editoin 4

Corby Library : Northamptonshire Record Office

Northamptonshire County Council
Corby Library
9 The Links
Queen's Ssubre
Corby
Northamptonshire
NN17 1PZ

Location: First floor of shopping centre
Principal Librarian: Ingrid Mercer (Kettering Library), Tel/Minicom: (01536) 512315
Tel: (01536) 203304
Fax: (01536) 400954
Email: CorLib@northamptonshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday: 9-7; Tuesday: 9-5; Wednesday: 9-5; Thursday: 9-7; Friday: 9-5; Saturday: 9-5
Closed Easter Tuesday

Content: Circa 900 maps and 40 atlases. OS 1:50,000; 1:25,000 (Corby); 1:10,000 (for Northants.); 1:2,500 (for Corby District). Geological Survey 1:63,360/1:50,000. Town and district maps for Great Britain. Reproductions of early Northants. maps, and other local local history items. Some air photographs (1950-80); small collection of photographs of town centre development.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 285 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Corby Library : Northamptonshire Record Office

Northamptonshire County Council
Northamptonshire Record Office
Wootton Hall Park
Northampton
NN4 8BQ

Contact: Sarah Bridges
Tel: (01604) 762129
Fax: (01604) 767562
Email: archivist@northamptonshire.gov.uk
www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Opening Hours: Monday Closed; Tuesday 0900-1645; Wednesday 0900-1645; Thursday 0900-1945; Friday 0900-1615; Two Saturdays a month only 0900-1215
Appointments not necessary; however, documents must be ordered in advance for Thursdays after 4pm and Saturdays.
Member of CARN scheme.

Content: Approx. 10,000 maps. OS and historical maps of the County of Northampton, including the Soke of Peterborough, and of areas (parishes, farms, etc.) within it. Also maps of communications networks within the county.

Extensive photographic collection, including air photographs. Also sketches and watercolours.

Photocopying if map suitable. Photography can be arranged.


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Reference Number: 288 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Morpeth Library : Northumberland Collections Service

Northumberland County Council
Morpeth Library
Map Collection
Gas House Lane
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 1TA

Person in charge: Sarah Abernethy (Assistant Librarian)
Telephone:- 01670 534518
Fax:- 01670 534513
Email: amenities@northumberland.gov.uk
www.northumberland.gov.uk

Opening Times: Mon 0930-1930; Tue 0930-1930; Wed 0930-1930; Thu CLOSED; Fri 0930- 1930; Sat 0930-1230.

Content: Approx. 4,000 sheets. OS maps of Northumberland (1864 to present) at scales 1:10,000/1:10,560, 1:2,500 and 1:1,250. Current OS 1:50,000 for Great Britain; local geological maps; street maps of UK towns and cities, country maps of the world.

Card index available for places on large scale OS maps, and the 'Beavis' index of industrial sites on OS maps.

Photocopier available.

Note: The Alnwick, Ashington, Bedlington, Cramlington and Blyth libraries also have small map collections.


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Reference Number: 287 - Last revised: 28/03/07 Edition 5

Morpeth Library : Northumberland Collections Service

Northumberland County Council
Northumberland Collections Service
Woodhorn
Northumberland Museum and Archives
Queen Elizabeth II Country Park
Ashington Northumberland
NE63 9YF

Person in charge: Mrs Sue Wood (Head of Collections)
Tel: 01670 528080
Email: collections@northumberland.gov.uk
www.northumberland.gov.uk

Open: Wednesday through Sunday, 10am to 4pm daily. No prior appointment necessary

Content: Printed and manuscript maps, mostly of Northumberland, including 18th and 19th century printed county maps; OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 County Series (all editions and revisions, incomplete); Parliamentary and other officially deposited plans (18th-19th centuries); estate and property plans (l7th-2Oth centuries); mining plans (15th-2Oth centuries) and tithe plans (mid-19th century). Some out of county plans, particularly of coal mining areas.

A small subntity of aerial photographs.

Photocopying allowed if physical condition permits.


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Reference Number: 292 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editon 4

Nottingham City Council
Local Studies Library
4th Floor
Nottingham Central Library
Angel Row
Nottingham
NG1 6HP

Head of Department: Mrs. Joan Bray (Librarian)
Telephone: (0115) 915 2873
Fax: (0115) 915 2840
Email: local_studies.library@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0900-1300

Content: Approx. 9,000 sheets, all connected with Nottinghamshire locations. Historical maps of the county from 1576, and of Nottingham from 1610. OS maps at most scale from 1824 (incomplete). Thematic maps, Goad plans, street maps, etc. Current OS mapping in digital format.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 293 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Local Studies Library : Worksop Public Library : Nottinghamshire Archives

Nottinghamshire County Council
Local Studies Library
The Denman Library
Churchgate
RETFORD
Notts.
DN22 6PE

Person in charge: Mrs. J Matthews (Librarian)
Telephone: 01777-708724 (direct)
Fax: 01777-710020
Minicom: 01777 860883
Email: retford.library@nottscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Thurs, Fri 0930-1900; Tues 0930-1730; Wed 0930-1300
The Local Studies Library is on the first floor. Regret no lift available.
All users sign in at the enquiries desk downstairs.

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets. Comprehensive collection of current OS 1:2,500 maps for eastern Bassetlaw, plus small collection of historical maps for Retford and the surrounding villages. Geological maps of the area.

Photocopying (to A3 size) subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 295 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Local Studies Library : Worksop Public Library : Nottinghamshire Archives

Nottinghamshire County Council
Worksop Public Library
Memorial Avenue
WORKSOP
Notts.
S80 2BP

Person in charge: Mrs. J Robb (Librarian)
Telephone: 01909 472408 (direct)
Fax: 01909 501611
Minicom: 01909 531224
Email: worksop.library@nottscc.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Tues, Fri 0930-0900; Wed 0930-1700; Thurs, Sat 0930-1300.

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets. Current OS 1:2,500 maps for western Bassetlaw, plus small collection of historical maps for Worksop and surrounding villages.

Photocopying available subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 291 - Last revised: 07/03/07 Edition 5

Local Studies Library : Worksop Public Library : Nottinghamshire Archives

Nottinghamshire County Council
Nottinghamshire Archives
County House
Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham
NG2 1AG

Person in charge: Principal Archivist
Tel: 0115 - 958 1634 (Searchroom); 0115 - 950 4524 (Admin)
Fax: (0115) 941 3997
Email: archives@nottscc.gov.uk
www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/archives

Open: Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 4.45 pm; Tuesday 9.00 am to 7.15 pm; Saturday 9.00 am to 12.45 pm; Closed Bank Holiday Saturdays and Mondays

Content: Circa 5,000 printed and 15,000 manuscript maps and plans. Mostly of Nottinghamshire, but with some others. Non-current OS (pre-1920) 1:63,360, 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 for county, also 1:500 plans. Enclosure and tithe maps (l8th-l9th centuries); estate maps (l6th-2Oth centuries); estate maps (l6th-2Oth centuries); local authority building plans (l9th-2Oth centuries); printed county and town maps (l7th-2Oth centuries); architectural and engineering plans (l8th-2Oth centuries).

A catalogue of manuscript maps for Nottinghamshire has been published: Local Maps of Nottinghamshire to 1800: an inventory, (Harold Nichols, Notts. C.C. Leisure Services, 1987).

Photocopying and photographic facilities are available.


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Reference Number: 196 - Last revised: 09/04/09 Editon 6

Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council
Oldham Local Studies and Archives
84 Union Street
OLDHAM
Greater Manchester
OLl 1DN

Person in charge: Local Studies Officer
Telephone: 0161 770 4654 (direct)
Email: archives@oldham.gov.uk
Website

Mon, Thurs 1000-1900; Tues 1000-1400; Wed, Fri, Sat 1000-1600

Content: Circa 3,000 sheets. current and historical maps of Oldham and district. All editions of OS maps for area, including 1890 1:500 scale. Tithe, estate and township maps.

Some local air photographs.

Photocopying facilities and microfilm readers available.


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Reference Number: 484 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Orkney Archives :  The Orkney Library & Archives

Orkney Islands Council
Orkney Archives
Council Offices
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1NY

Person in charge: Alison Fraser, Principal Archivist
Telephone: 01856 873166
Fax: 01856 875260
Email: orkney.archives@orkney.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1300, 1400-1645 Closed for 3 weeks in February.
Prior appointment is necessary.

Content: Orkney Archives has circa 300 sheets. Mainly 19th century estate plans, and plans deposited in Orkney Sheriff Court. A few 18th century charts.

Special collections include DREVER AND HEDDLE (Solicitors, Kirkwall - approx. 150 19th century estate plans).


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Reference Number: 485 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editon 4

Orkney Archives : The Orkney Library & Archives

Orkney Islands Council
The Orkney Library & Archives
Laing Street
KIRKWALL
Orkney
KW15 1NW

Person in charge: Mr. R.K. Leslie (Chief Librarian)
Telephone : (01856) 873166
Fax : (01856) 875260
Email: orkney.library@orkney.gov.uk
Website

Library: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 9-7pm; Tuesday, Friday & Saturday 9-5pm
Archives - Closed every Monday - otherwise open Tuesday-Friday 9-1pm & 2-4.45pm.
Prior appointment desirable for archival maps, especially in evenings.

Content: The Orkney Library has approx. 1,500 sheets. OS County Series maps for 1882 and 1903; current 1:10,000 & 1:2,500 for Orkney only. Estate maps and historical maps and charts concerning Orkney (17th century onwards).

Photocopying (to A4 size only) subject to copyright and condition.


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Reference Number: 299 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Centre for Oxfordshire Studies : Oxfordshire Record Office

Oxfordshire County Council
Centre for Oxfordshire Studies
Central Library
Westgate
OXFORD
OX1 1DJ

Person in charge: Dr. Malcolm Graham (Head of Oxfordshire Studies)
Telephone: 01865 815749
Fax 01865 810187
Email: cos@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Website

Monday 9.15 - 5.00; Tuesday 9.15 - 7.00; Wednesday CLOSED; Thursday 9.15 - 7.00; Friday 9.15 - 5.00; Saturday 9.15 - 5.00
Prior appointment necessary.

Content: About 8,000 sheets. Current and superseded editions of OS large and small scale maps of modern Oxfordshire. Printed maps of Oxfordshire and Berkshire. Photo. or microform copies of MS maps of Oxfordshire (e.g. tithe, enclosure, estate). The Oxfordshire Sites and Monuments Record includes archaeological data on OS base maps.

Large aerial photographs collection (major sources: OS, RAF, Fairey Aviation, Aerofilms, Oxfordshire CC.)

Photocopying, photographic service, colour laser copying, microform reading and printing.


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Reference Number: 298 - Last revised: 01/03/07 Edition 5

Centre for Oxfordshire Studies : Oxfordshire Record Office

Oxfordshire County Council
Oxfordshire Record Office
St Luke's Church
Temple Road
Cowley
Oxford
OX4 2HT

Person in charge: County Archivist
Enquiries to: Searchroom
Telephone: 01865 398200
Fax: 01865 398201
Email: archives@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm Wednesday to Saturday most weeks. It is always closed on Sunday and Monday and Tuesday. The Office is also closed: On Good Friday and Easter Saturday; On the Saturday before all Bank Holidays; Between Christmas and New Year.
Please note: Open Days and Special Events may occasionally affect Saturday opening. Please check this site for advance notice.
Access only with County Archive Research Network (CARN) readers ticket. Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Circa 3,000 items. Estate maps from ca.1690 (photostats from 1615); printed county maps from ca.1760; enclosure, tithe, turnpike, canal and railway maps (l8th-l9th centuries); OS maps, road maps, and photostats of other maps and plans.

Photocopying (to A3) at Archivist's discretion.


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