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Reference Number: 308 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Somerset Studies Library : Bridgwater Library : Somerset Archive and Record Service

Somerset County Council
Somerset Studies Library
Paul Street
TAUNTON
Somerset
TA1 3XZ

Person in charge: Mr. David Bromwich (Somerset Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01823 340300
Fax: 01823 340301
Email: somstud@somerset.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday 9.30 - 5.30; Tuesday 9.30 - 5.30; Wednesday 9.30 - 7.00; Thursday 9.30 - 5.30; Friday 9.30 - 7.00; Saturday 9.30 - 4.00
Reference only.

Content: Circa 4,000 sheets and 3,000 aperture cards. OS County Series 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 and 1:500 for towns for pre-1974 county; some OS NG large-scales for towns; tithe maps for towns; OS small scale maps; geology, soils, land use, land classification and archaeology maps; small scale county maps (from 1575).

Photocopier and microfilm printer available.

There is a small collection of current OS maps of the locality in the Reference Library.

Note: There is a small collection of local current OS maps in the Reference Library at Yeovil.


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Reference Number: 307 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Somerset Studies Library : Bridgwater Library : Somerset Archive and Record Service

Somerset County Council
Bridgwater Library
Resources for Learning
Binford Place
BRIDGWATER
Somerset
TA6 3LF

Person in charge: Mr. P.C. Stoyle (Senior Reference Librarian)
Telephone: 01278 450082 (direct)
Fax: 01278 451027
Email: brwlib@somerset.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday 9.30 - 5.30; Tuesday 9.30 - 5.30; Wednesday 9.30 - 7.00; Thursday 9.30 - 5.30; Friday 9.30 - 7.00; Saturday 9.30 - 4.00

Content: Approx. 4,750 sheets. Current OS maps at 1:1,250, 1:2,500 and 1:10,000 for Somerset; 1:25,000 for Southwest England; smaller scales for UK. Foreign maps at 1:200,000 or 1:300,000 for Western Europe. Geological, soils, land use, etc., for Southwest England.

Photocopying subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 306 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Somerset Studies Library : Bridgwater Library : Somerset Archive and Record Service

Somerset County Council
Somerset Record Office
Obridge Road
Taunton
TA2 7PU

Person in charge: County Archivist
Enquiries to: Consultant Archivist
Telephone: 01823 278805 (Queries), 01823 337600 (Appointments)
Fax: 01823 325402
Email: archives@somerset.gov.uk
Website

Opening: Monday 2.00 pm - 4.50 pm; Tuesday - Thursday 9.00 am - 4.50 pm; Friday 9.00 am - 4.20 pm; Alternate Saturdays 9.15 am - 12.15 pm
Documents are produced throughout the day except during the period 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm.
The office will be closed for two weeks from 25 November - 6 December 2002 for cataloguing, stocktaking and maintenance.
Prior appointment recommended.

Content: Over 2,000 manuscript maps (pre-1974) relating to the county. Tithe, enclosure, public utility, private estate and parish maps (16th-19th centuries). OS large scale 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 maps (1st and 2nd editions) for the local area.
Photocopying (restricted) and microfilming available.


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Reference Number: 463 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

South Ayrshire Council
The Scottish & Local History Library
Carnegie Library
12 Main Street
Ayr
KA8 8EB

Person in charge: Local History Librarian
Telephone: 01292 286385
Fax. 01292 611593
Email: localhistory@south-ayrshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening: Monday 9.00am - 7.30pm; Tuesday 9.00am - 7.30pm; Wednesday 9.00am - 5.00pm; Thursday 9.00am - 7.30pm; Friday 9.00am - 7.30pm; Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Prior appointment not necessary, but recommended for use of microfilm readers.

Content: Approx. 2,000 sheets. Established world atlases; OS 1:50,000 for UK. Other maps are of Kyle and Carrick District, both historical and current. OS 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 on microfilm. Also antisubrian maps of Ayrshire. Large collection of photographs of Kyle and Carrick, and of some parts of Ayrshire.

Photocopying, microfilm/fiche reader/printer and Fax available.


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Reference Number: 458 - Last revised: 09/12/02 Edition 4

East Kilbride Central Library : Hamilton Central Library

South Lanarkshire Council
East Kilbride Central Library
The Olympia
EAST KILBRIDE
Strathclyde
G74 1PG

Person in charge: Mr. J. McLeish (Humanities Librarian)
Telephone: 013552-20046
Fax: 01355-229365
Email: ek.reference@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

Mon-Tue, Thur-Fri 0945-1945; Wed, Sat 0945-1700

Content: Part of the Local Studies Collection. Circa 500 sheets. Coverage for East Kilbride District comprises OS 1:2,500 and 1:10,560 (1st to 3rd editions), and 1:10,560/1:10,000 from 1955 onwards. A smaller area is covered at 1:2,500 or 1:1,250.

About 100 air photographs of the District (1947-

Photocopier available


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Reference Number: 460 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

East Kilbride Central Library : Hamilton Central Library

South Lanarkshire Council
Hamilton Central Library
Reference Department
98 Cadzow Street
HAMILTON
Lanarkshire
ML3 6HQ

Person in charge: Mr. R Cameron (Reference Librarian)
Telephone: 01698 452403
Fax: 01698 286334
Email: hamilton.reference@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 0915-0930, Wed, Sat 0915-1700

Content: Circa 1,500 sheets. 19th and 20th century maps of Hamilton and the surrounding area.

Some aerial photographs of the District (1961 to date).

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 220 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Reference and Information Services : Southampton City Archives

Southampton City Council
Reference and Information Services
Special Collections Library
Civic Centre
SOUTHAMPTON
Hants.
SO14 7LW

Contact: Special Collections
Telephone: (023) 8088 2205
Fax: (023) 8033 6305
Email: reference.library@southampton
Website

Mon-Fri 1000-1900; Sat 1000-1600
Proof of address required for personal visitors

Content: Approx. 4,500 sheets and 100 atlases. Current OS mapping for Great Britain (1:50,000), Southern England (1:25,000), Hampshire (1:10,000) and Southampton. (all scales). Historical maps and plans of Southampton (originals and Facsimiles). Geological maps (1:63,360/1:50,000) of Hampshire. Admiralty charts of the Hampshire coast, and some others.

Photocopying (subject to copyright).


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Reference Number: 222 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Reference and Information Services : Southampton City Archives

Southampton City Council
Southampton City Archives
South Block
Civic Centre
SO14 7LY

Person in charge: Mrs. S.L. Woolgar (Archives and Records Manager)
Telephone: (023) 8083 2251 (direct)
Telephone: (023) 8022 3855 Ext. 2251
Fax: (023) 8083 2516
Email: city.archives@southampton.gov.uk
Website

Tuesday to Friday 9:30 - 16:30 - no booking required.
One late evening to 21:00 by appointment - details on request.

Content: Manuscript and printed maps of Southampton and immediate area, including the OS 1:2,500 of 1865-68, 1897, 1910 and 1933. Local authority plans and drawings of various kinds including drainage, housing sites, buildings, town planning; sales catalogues and plans on property deeds.

Publishes a historical series of 12 maps of city and district, and also 3 sheets of the 1846 1:1,056 map (at a slightly reduced scale).

Photocopying (dependent on size and condition of original).

Photography allowed, subject to copyright restrictions.


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Reference Number: 276 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

St. Helens Metropolitan Borough Council
St. Helens Local History & Archives Library
Gamble Institute
Victoria Ssubre
St. HELENS
Merseyside
WA10 1DY

Person in charge: Ms. V.L. Hainsworth (Local History & Archive Librarian)
Telephone: 01744 456952 (direct)
Fax: 01744 20836
Telex: 627813
Website

Opening Hours: Mon,Wed - 9.30-8.00;Tue,Thurs,Fri - 9.30 - 5.00;Sat - 9.30 - 4.00

Content: In excess of 100,000 plans of the Borough of St. Helens, consisting of building plans, area local government plans, public utility plans, etc.

Collection of OS maps of the modern Borough of St. Helens (1846 to date), scales 1:1,250 and smaller. Merseyside aerial survey 1989, 1993, 1997 (Borough of St. Helens only).

Borough photographic collection.

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 314 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library  : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Stafford Library
Shire Hall
Market Place
STAFFORD
ST17 4AY

Person in charge: Community Librarian: Information
Telephone: 01785 278350
Fax: 01785 223431
Email: information.services@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website

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

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets. Maps of Staffordshire, mainly OS topographical (1900 onwards, incomplete), at scales 1:63.360 and 1:50,000 to 1:1,250.

Aerial photographs of Stafford, 1985.

Publications include The Printed Maps of Staffordshire, 1577-1850 (G.L. King, 2nd ed. 1988)

Photocopying (A4 & A3 size) depending on copyright regulations.


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Reference Number: 309 - Last revised: 15/07/2009 Edition 6

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library  : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library 
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Staffordshire Record Office
Eastgate Street
STAFFORD
ST16 2LZ

Person in charge: Thea Randall (Head of Archive Services)
Telephone: 01785 278379 (enquiries)
Telephone: 01785 278373 (bookings)
Fax: 01785 278384
Email: staffordshire.record.office@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/archives

OPENING HOURS: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9.00 am - 5.00 pm; Wednesday 9.00 am - 8.00 pm; Friday 9.30 am - 4.30 pm; Saturday 9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Documents are not produced between 12.45pm and 1.30pm or within half an hour of closing time.
Prior appointment essential.

Content: Early OS editions for the county at all scales. Tithe, enclosure, estate, parish and colliery maps and plans. Aerial photographs for 1945/47 and 1963.

Publications include Staffordshire Estate Maps before 1840, and its Supplement.

Additional Publications: Guides to Sources No.3 Tithe Maps and Awards, Guides to Sources No.5 Enclosure Acts, Awards and Maps. Both guides are available as free downloads from our website.

Photocopying permitted if item is suitable.


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Reference Number: 310 - Last revised: 15/07/2009 Edition 6

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library  : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Burton Library
Riverside
High Street
BURTON-on-TRENT
Staffs.
DE14 1AH

Person in charge: Mrs. P. Phelps (District Librarian)
Enquiries to Ms. G Oliver
Telephone: 01283 239556 (direct)
Email: burton.library@staffordshire.gov.uk www.staffordshire.gov.uk/live/welcome.asp?id=112
Website

Opening Hours: Monday: 8.30am - 6.00pm; Tuesday: 10.00am - 6.00pm; Wednesday: 8.30am - 6.00pm; Thursday: 8.30am - 8.00pm; Friday: 8.30am - 6.00pm; Saturday: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Maps by appointment only.

Please note that the Burton upon Trent Family and Local History Centre has slightly different opening hours to Burton Library. They are: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.00am - 6.00pm; Tuesday 10.00am - 6.00 pm; Thursday 9.00am - 8.00pm; Saturday 9.00am - 4.30pm.

Content: Approx. 900 sheets and 30 atlases. Current OS large scale at 1:10,000, 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 for Burton and environs. Superseded editions of 1:10,560 and 1:1,250 from 1950s onwards; 1:2,500 from 1884. 19th century surveyors', tithe and enclosure maps; 18th century maps of Staffordshire; geological, soil and land use maps of local area.

Coin-operated photocopier (A4 only) - colour available but A4 where copyright applies.


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Reference Number: 311 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library 
WIlliam Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Leek Library
Nicholson Institute
Stockwell Street
LEEK
Staffs.
ST13 6DW

Person in charge: Mrs. C Braddock
Telephone: 01538 483209
Fax: 01538 483216
Email: leek.library@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday: 9.30am - 7.00pm; Tuesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm; Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm; Thursday: 9.30am - 1.00pm; Friday: 9.30am - 7.00pm; Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets and 20 atlases. Mainly of Staffordshire and of the Moorlands District Council area, collected for historical purposes.

Photocopying subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 312 - Last revised: 28/02/00

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library 
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Lichfield Library
The Friary
LICHFIELD
Staffs.
WS13 6QG

Person in charge: Principal Librarian: South East Group
Telephone: 01543 510700
Fax: 01543 510716
Email: lichfield.library@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday: 9.30am - 5.00pm; Tuesday: 9.30am - 7.00pm; Wednesday: 9.30am - 5.00pm; Thursday: 9.30am - 7.00pm; Friday: 9.30am - 5.00pm; Saturday: 9.30am - 4.00pm
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Circa 2,000 sheets. Complete coverage of current OS maps for Lichfield District Council area; incomplete collection of superseded OS maps for same area; complete set of OS 1:2,500 2nd edition (1902) for same area. Complete reference and loan sets of current OS 1:50,000 . Other maps of Lichfield.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 313 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library 
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
Newcastle Library
Reference Library
Ironmarket
NEWCASTLE - under - LYME
Staffs.
ST5 1AT

Person in charge: Mr. D.W. Adams
Telephone: 01782 297310
Telephone: 01782 297311
Fax: 01782 297323
Email: newcastle.library@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website

Opening Hours: Monday: 8.30am - 8.00pm; Tuesday: 10.00am - 6.00pm; Wednesday: 8.30am - 6.00pm; Thursday: 8.30am - 5.00pm; Friday: 8.30am - 7.00pm; Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm

Content: Circa 2,000 maps, mainly topographic for North Staffordshire. OS current and superseded editions, at all scales, for county.

Small collection of aerial photographs for the Newcastle area.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 316 - Last revised: 15/07/2009 Edition 6

Stafford Library : Staffordshire Record Office : Burton Library : Leek Library : Lichfield Library : Newcastle Library 
William Salt Library

Staffordshire County Council
William Salt Library
Eastgate Street
STAFFORD
ST16 2LZ

Run in association with the Staffordshire Record Office.
Person in charge: Mrs. D M A Randall
Telephone: 01785 278372
Fax: 01785 278414
Email: william.salt.library@staffordshire.gov.uk
Website: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/salt

OPENING HOURS Tues to Thurs 9.00 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 5.00 pm; Friday 9.30 am - 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Saturday (1st Saturday of month only), 9.00 am - 1.00 pm
Readers ticket system in operation.

Content: Copies of tithe and parish maps, and estate maps from the 17th century onwards.


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