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Reference Number: 392 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Haverfordwest Public Library : The Pembrokeshire Record Office

Pembrokeshire County Council
County Library
Dew Street
HAVERFORDWEST
Pembrokeshire
SA61 1SU

Person in charge: Mr Neil Bennett (Head of Information and Cultural)
Enquiries to: Ms Sue Armour (Support Librarian, Reference and Local Studies Dept)
Telephone : ( 01437 ) 775248
Fax: 01437 769218
Email: haverfordwestlibrary@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
http://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Open: Mon, Wed-Thurs 0930-1700; Tue, Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0930-1300

Content: Pembrokeshire - 6 inch OS maps Provisional 1st and 2nd editions; 25 inch OS mainly 2nd edition. Small collection of other maps, prints and photographs (including aerial photographs) for the same area.

Large collection of books relating to all aspects of Pembrokeshire history, geography, culture etc.


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Reference Number: 390 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Haverfordwest Public Library : The Pembrokeshire Record Office

Pembrokeshire County Council
The Pembrokeshire Record Office
The Castle
HAVERFORDWEST
Pembrokeshire
SA61 2EF

Person in charge: Miss Claire Orr (County Archivist)
Contact: Search room duty staff
Search room telephone number: 01437 763707
General enquiry e-mail address: record.office@pembrokeshire.gov.uk
www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk

Opening hours: First Monday of the month; 1000- 1645; Monday to Thursday 0900-1645; Friday 0900-1615; First Saturday morning of each month (except Bank Holiday weekends) 0930-1230.

Content: The local authority Record Office holding a wide range of archives and some secondary source material in the form of reference books. Several hundred maps. OS 1:10,560 1st ed. (1862-64), 2nd ed. (1906-08) and provisional ed. (1948), and 1:2,500 1st (1870s) and 2nd (1906-09) editions of the former county of Pembroke. Also 1:500 plans (1860s-1880s) and OS National Grid plans 1:2,500 (1970's). Approx. 45 tithe maps (inc. copies) of parishes within the former county, and a larger number of 18th and 19th century estate maps.

Publications include A Guide to Maps in Dyfed. Photocopying available, but dependent on style and condition of original. Limit to total amount of copying.


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Reference Number: 481 - Last revised: 01/03/07 Edition 5

Perth Museum and Art Gallery : Local History Section : Perth and Kinross Council Archive

Perth and Kinross Council
Perth Museum and Art Gallery
Human History Section
George Street
PERTH
Perthshire
PH1 5LB

Person in charge: Ms. Susan Payne (Principal Officer)
Telephone: 01738 632488
Fax: 01738 443505
Email: museum@pkc.gov.uk
www.pkc.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Sat 1000-1700
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and 2nd Jan.
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Content: Approx 540 sheets. Maps and plans associated with Perth, Perthshire and Perth and Kinross District, 18th-20th century. Includes architectural, archaeological, railway and military plans and plans associated with the River Tay and Perth Harbour. Some 20th century OS maps of Perth and Perthshire.

Photocopying available. Also prints from existing negatives and the commissioning of new photography including digital copies.


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Reference Number: 480 - Last revised: 09/06/09 Edition 6

Perth Museum and Art Gallery : Local History Section : Perth and Kinross Council Archive

Perth and Kinross Council
Local Studies Section
A K Bell Library
York Place
PERTH
PH2 8EP

Person in charge: Sara Ann Kelly (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01738 477062 (direct)
Fax: 01738 477010
Email: localstudies@pkc.gov.uk
www.pkc.gov.uk/library/localstudies.htm

Open: Mon, Wed, Fri 0930-1700; Tues, Thurs 0930-2000; Sat 0930-1600
Closed Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas and New Year and midsummer holiday weekend (early July).

Content: Approx. 2,500 sheets. OS 1:63,360 to 1:1,250 (various editions) for Perthshire and Kinross-shire. Plans of Perth County from 1725, and of Perth City from 1715. Some estate plans.

Publishes Sources of Information for Local Studies in Perth and Kinross.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 479 - Last revised: 09/06/09 Edition 6

Perth Museum and Art Gallery : Local History Section : Perth and Kinross Council Archive

Perth and Kinross Council
Perth and Kinross Council Archive
A. K. Bell Library
2-8 York Place
PERTH
PH2 8EP

Person in charge: Steve Connelly (Archivist)
Telephone: 01738 477012
Fax: 01738 477010
Email: archives@pkc.gov.uk
http://www.pkc.gov.uk/library/archive.htm

Open: Mon-Fri 0930-1700
Prior appointment desirable for maps.

Content: Approx. 6,000 maps, including OS maps, Perth Burgh and County plans.


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Reference Number: 121 - Last revised: 01/03/07 Edition 5

Local Studies Collection : Peterborough City Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough City Council
Local Studies Collection
Central Library
Broadway
PETERBOROUGH
PE1 1RX

Enquiries to: Local Studies Librarian
Telephone: (01733) 742700 (via call centre during office hours)
Fax: (01733) 555277
Email: richard.hillier@peterborough.gov.uk
Website: www.peterborough.gov.uk/page-5685

Open: Mon to Wed, Fri 0900-1900; Thursday 0900-2000; Sat 0900-1800
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Content: Circa 2,900 sheets. OS 6"¯ and 25"¯ scales for the Peterborough area (mid-l9th century to c1980). Some OS 1:2,500 sheets on 35mm. microfilm in sleeves. Thematic maps of local administrative areas; land classification, land utilisation, geology, etc. 17th-l9th century county maps covering Cambs. Hunts., and Northants with facsimiles copies covering the Fenlands. Photostats of local enclosure and some estate maps. Street maps for Peterborough (c1910-date).

Local air photographs: copies of Aerofilms oblique photo's (c1919-c1950) and Cambs County Council vertical photo's (1988); also hold negatives of local commercial firm's oblique photo's (c1980-c1995).

Photocopying and microfilm printouts available.

Current OS 1:63,360 maps for UK for Reference and Lending; 'standard' atlases in the Reference Library.


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Reference Number: 123 - Last revised: 26/11/02 Edition 4

Local Studies Collection : Peterborough City Museum and Art Gallery

Peterborough City Council
Peterborough City Museum and Art Gallery
Priestgate
PETERBOROUGH
PE1 1LF

Person in charge: Mike Dillon - Heritage Services Manager
Telephone: 01733-343329
Tue-Fri 1200-1700; Sat 1000-1700; Sun 1200-1600
Email: museum@peterborough.gov.uk
Website

Access: By appointment only (by letter please).

Content: Circa 600 sheets. Mainly OS from 1880 (1:500 to 1:2,500).

Some curiosities. Many local government land use maps.

Some estate maps relating to the Bedford Estate at Thorney.

Nene Valley Archaeological Research Committee air photographs.


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Reference Number: 159 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Plymouth & West Devon Record Office : Local Studies Collection (Plymouth)

Plymouth City Council
Plymouth & West Devon Record Office
Unit 3, Clare Place
Coxside
PLYMOUTH
Devon
PL4 0JW

Person in charge: Paul Brough (City Archivist)
Telephone: 01752 305940
Fax: 01752 223939
Email: pwdro@plymouth.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Thurs 0930-1700; Fri 0930-1600
Enquire for charges. No documents produced in last 30 mins., Booking Essential.

Content: Tithe maps; maps and plans illustrating the growth and development of the city of Plymouth, especially at local government level, e.g. boundary maps, civil defence maps, bomb damage maps, redevelopment plans of streets and buildings (1950s). Also a large collection of OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 plans, and 1:500 Plymouth (c. 1855 and 2nd ed. C. 1894).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 161 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Plymouth & West Devon Record Office : Local Studies Collection (Plymouth)

Plymouth City Council
Local Studies Collection (Plymouth)
Central Library
Drake Circus
PLYMOUTH
PL4 8AL

Person in charge: Joyce Brown (Local & Naval Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01752 305909
Fax: 01752 305905
Email: localstudies@plymouth.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1900; Sat 0900-1600
Closed between Christmas and New Year

Content: Circa 10,000 sheets. Current OS of Devon arid Cornwall at 1:50,000, 1:25,000 and 1:10,000, and of Plymouth at 1:2,500 and 1:1,250. OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 2nd ed. of Devon and Cornwall (ca. 1907), 1:500 Plymouth (ca.1895). Admiralty charts. Geology and land use maps for Devon and Cornwall. Plymouth street maps from 1545 (some facsim.). Devon county maps published in book form, including Dunn (1765), Mudge (i.e. 05, 1809) and Greenwood and Pringle (1827).

Photocopying facilities available.

The Reference Library holds a general collection of current world and UK atlases plus some foreign, historical and thematic atlases, street plans, motoring maps, etc.


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Reference Number: 169 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Borough of Poole
Poole Central Reference Library
Dolphin Centre
POOLE
Dorset
BH15 1QE

Person in charge: Miss J.S. Oliver, (Reference and Information Librarian)
Telephone: 01202-671496 (direct)
Fax: 01202-670253
Email: centrallibrary@poole.gov.uk
Website

Mon 1000-1900; Tues-Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0900-1300

Content: 18th/19th century maps of Poole area, including tithe, enclosure and turnpike maps; OS maps of Britain (1:50,000), Dorset (1:10,560 and 1:10,000), Poole and Wimborne (1:2,500) and Poole central area (1:1,250). 1:63,360 geology maps. 1:25,000 Outdoor Leisure series. Dorset 'Mapview', digital mapping of the Dorset area.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 221 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Portsmouth City Council
Portsmouth Museum and Records Office
Museum Road
Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO1 2LJ

Person in charge: Dr Jane Mee
Enquiries to: Mr Matthew Jones (Archivist)
Telephone: 023 9282 7261
Fax: 023 9287 5276
Email: searchroom@portsmouthcc.gov.uk
www.portsmouthrecordsoffice.co.uk

Open daily Monday - Friday, 1000-1700.
Closed public holidays and 24 - 26th December.

Content: Approx. 1,200 sheets. Some original maps of Portsmouth. Tithe apportionments, and estate maps concerning local landed families (18th-2Oth centuries). Copies of Portsmouth maps held by British Library (l6th-2Oth centuries). OS 1:2,500 and smaller scale maps for the Portsmouth area (some 1:2,500 with Gas Board and Water Company mains drawn in). 1:500 of old Portsmouth and Southsea.

Some aerial photographs (various dates).

Also ratebooks and trade directories.

Photocopying (to A3 only) depending on physical condition of material.


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Reference Number: 417 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Powys County Council
Powys County Archives
County Hall
LLANDRINDOD WELLS
Powys
LD1 5LG

Person in charge: Miss Catherine Richards (County Archivist)
Telephone: 01597 826086 (direct)
Fax: 01597 826087
Email: archives@powys.gov.uk
http://archives.powys.gov.uk

Open: Tues, Wed, Thur 1000-1230, 1330-1700 Fri 1000-1230, 1330-1600
Prior appointment advisable.

Content: OS maps for Powys at most scales. The 1:10,560 County Series maps for Montgomeryshire, Radnorshire and Brecknock that were formerly held in the Local Studies Libraries, have now been transferred here to the County Archives. Public utility maps. Enclosure, tithe and estate maps.

Photocopying facilities available. Photography by arrangement.

Note: The Brecknock Museum, the Llandrindod Wells Museum and the Powysland Museum (Welshpool) all have small collections of county maps for the historic counties of Brecknock, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire respectively.


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Reference Number: 104 - Last revised: 21/04/09 Edition 6.

Reading Borough Council
Reading Central Library
Local Studies Library
Abbey Square
READING
Berkshire
RG1 3BQ

Person in charge: David Cliffe (Local Studies Manager)
Enquiries to: David Cliffe
Telephone: 0118 901 5965
Email: info@readinglibraries.org.uk
Website

Opening times: Mondays and Fridays 09.00-17.30; Tuesdays and Thursdays 09.00-19.00; Wednesdays 09.00-17.00; Saturdays 09.30-17.00.
Prior notice appreciated for lengthy research enquiries.

Content: Circa 3,000 printed maps of Berkshire and Reading, including some 500 facsimile 'antisubrian' maps. OS maps of various scales covering Berkshire, South Oxfordshire and the Hampshire/Berkshire borders.

Miscellaneous aerial photographs of Reading and district from the 1920s, including an aerial survey of Reading and district in colour taken in 1986 and 1991.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 466 - Last revised: 01/03/07 Edition 5

Renfrewshire Council
Local Studies
Central Library
68 High Street
PAISLEY
Renfrewshire
PA1 2BB

Person in charge: Local Studies Librarian
Telephone 0141 889 2360
Fax 0141 887 6468
Email: locstuds.els@renfrewshire.gov.uk
www.renfrewshire.gov.uk/libraries

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 0900-2000; Saturday 0900-1700
Prior contact bly advised.

Content: Circa 600 sheets and 25 atlases. OS 1:10,560/1:10,000 for Renfrew District from 2nd edition to date. OS small scale for Britain. Geological maps. Town maps for UK and abroad. Local maps and plans include Blaeu and Ainslie. Goad plans for shopping centres of Paisley, Johnstone and Renfrew.

Photocopying available; also microfiche/film reader/printer.


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Reference Number: 400a - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Abedare : Treorchy : Pontyprydd

Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council
Rhondda Cynon Taff Libraries
Aberdare Library
Green Street
Aberdare
CF44 7AG

Person in Charge: Menna James (Reference Librarian)
Telephone (01685) 880053
Fax (01685) 881181
Email: Menna.James@rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk
www.rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk/libraries/Treorchy.htm

Open: Mon to Fri 0900-1800; Sat 0900-1300.

Content: Approx. 350 maps. Maps are mainly of a local and historic nature. Collection includes tithe maps ( Penderyn 1840, Llanwynno 1842, Aberdare 1844), and OS 1:2,500 (County series Aberdare and Llanwonno 1875, 1900, 1920, 2002). Also some 25"¯ to the Mile Aberdare, Railway Maps Aberdare 1844, Taff Vale Railway 1856. Smaller scale OS maps for Wales.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 400 - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Abedare : Treorchy : Pontyprydd

Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council
Rhondda Cynon Taff Libraries
Treorchy Library
Station Road
Treorchy
Rhondda
Rhondda-Cynon-Taf
CF42 6NN

Person in Charge: Anthony Pritchard (Reference Librarian)
Telephone: 01443 778956
Email: Anthony.Pritchard2@rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk
www.rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk/libraries/Treorchy.htm

Open: Mon to Thurs 0930-1715; Fri 1300-2000; Sat 0900-1200

Content: Approx. 250 maps and 20 atlases. Maps are mainly of a local and historic nature. Collection includes tithe maps, and OS 1:2,500 (1875 and 1962 editions). Also some 1900 and 1912 special edition 1:2,500 for Rhondda and neighbouring areas. Geological Survey 1:10,560 maps (1914 and 1948). Smaller scale OS maps for South Wales, and some street plans.

Photocopying available


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Reference Number: 400b - Last revised: 27/02/07 Edition 5

Abedare : Treorchy : Pontyprydd

Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council
Rhondda Cynon Taff Libraries
Pontypridd Library
Library Road
Pontypridd
CF37 2DY

Person in charge: Hywel Matthews
Telephone (01443) 486850
Fax (01443) 493258
E-Mail: Hywel.W.Matthews@rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk
www.rhondda-cynon-taff.gov.uk/libraries/Treorchy.htm

Open: Mon 0930-1800; Tues 0930-1900; Wed 0930-1800; Thurs 0930-1300; Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0930-1700.

Content: Approx 300 maps. Tithe maps (1841 Taff Vale district), OS County series 1:10560, Mid Glamorgan, 1:250000, Taff Ely 1880, 1900, 1920 and 2002.

Photocopying available.


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