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Reference Number: 420 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Clackmannanshire Libraries
Alloa Library
26/28 Drysdale Street
ALLOA
FK1O 1JL

Person in charge: Mr. Ian Murray (Information Librarian and Archivist)
Telephone: 01259 722262
Fax: 01259 219469
Email: libraries@clacks.gov.uk
www.clacksweb.org.uk/dyna/archives/

Mon, Wed to Fri 09:30-19:00; Tue 09:30-16:30; Sat 09:00-12:30
Closed: Alloa Local Holiday (at start of August) St. Andrews Day (30th November)

Content: A small number of mainly OS maps for Scotland (1:50,000 and 1:25,000), and for the local area (1:1,250 on microfilm). Some local 19th century maps.

About 2,000 local photographs, negatives and slides, including air photographs.

Photocopying and microfilm/fiche reader/printer available.

Clackmannanshire Archives, which operates through Alloa Library, holds a small number of rolled estate plans and OS maps.


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Reference Number: 139 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editoin 4

Cornwall Archaeological Unit : Cornwall Record Office : Cornish Studies

Cornwall County Council
Cornwall Archaeological Unit
Kennal Buildings
Old County Hall
Station Road
TRUR0
Cornwall
TR1 3AY

Person in charge: N.D. Johnson (County Archaeologist)
Enquiries to: S. Hartgroves (Principal Archaeologist)
Telephone: 01872 74282 Ext. 3603
Fax: 01872 323811
Email: cau@cornwall.gov.uk
Web-site: www.cornwall.gov.uk/history/ab-hi30.htm

Mon-Fri 0930-1630
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: County-wide coverage of archaeological sites at 1:10,000 on annotated OS base; includes prehistoric, Medieval, industrial and place-name data, etc., (ca. 200 maps). Surveys, plans, illustrations at various scales relating to archaeological sites, landscapes, artefacts, buildings, etc., (well over 30,000 items, produced mainly since 1980).

Comprehensive aerial photograph collection, including RCHME, and CUCAP photographs, and CAU's own flying programme (ca. 5,000 prints and slides).

Ground photographs of sundry archaeological sites, artefacts, structures, etc. (ca. 25,000 black and white prints and colour slides.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 140 - Last revised: 15/07/09 Edition 6

Cornwall Archaeological Unit : Cornwall Record Office : Cornish Studies

Cornwall Council
Cornwall Record Office
Old County Hall
TRURO
Cornwall
TR1 3AY

Person in charge: Historic Collections Manager - Paul Brough
Telephone: 01872 323127
Fax: 01872 322292
Email: cro@cornwall.gov.uk
Web-site: www.cornwall.gov.uk/cro

9-4.30pm Tuesday to Friday; no Saturday opening. Appointment recommended but not obligatory.

Content: Estate plans, OS maps, plans of public undertakings, town plans, tithe maps, plans of abandoned mines.

Photocopier, photography, reader printer and laser colour copier available.


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Reference Number: 141 - Last revised: 16/11/02 Edition 4

Cornwall Archaeological Unit : Cornwall Record Office : Cornish Studies

Cornwall County Council
Cornish Studies
Cornwall Centre
Alma Place
Redruth
TR15 2AT

Person in charge: Mr G.T. Knight (Principal Library Officer, Cornish Studies)
Telephone: 01209-216760
Fax: 01209 210283
Email: cornishstudies.library@cornwall.gov.uk
Website

Mon to Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 10:00 - 16:00

Content: Circa 1,100 sheets. Comprehensive collection of local area OS maps at various scales (from 1813). 19th and 20th century Geological Survey maps (all scales); Soil Survey, land classification and land utilisation maps; Admiralty charts; shopping centre plans.

Photocopying available. Some maps on microfilm (advisable to pre-book microfilm reader).


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Reference Number: 143 - Last revised: 21/11/06 Edition 5

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies Library (Barrow-in-Furness)
140 Duke Street
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 1XW

Enquiries to: Area Archivist
Telephone: 01229 894363
Fax: 01229-894364
Email: barrow.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk
www.cumbria.gov.uk

Open: Archive sources: Mon to Fri 0930-1700; also (by appointment) Wed 1700-1900; Sat 0930-1600
Local Studies books available additionally: Mon to Wed, Fri 1700-1900; Sar 0930-1600

Content: Circa 1,000 sheets dispersed among several collections. Variable coverage of printed maps of Barrow and south Cumbria, particularly the Furness area, 18th to 20th centuries. Local OS, estate and tithe maps; railway and mining maps.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 148 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editon 4

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Local Studies Collection (Kendal)
Cumbria County Library
Kendal Library
Stricklandgate
KENDAL
Cumbria

Person in charge: Jackie Fay (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01539 773525
Fax: 01539 773530
Email: kendal.library@cumbria.gov.uk
Website

Mon & Tue 0930-1730; Wed & Fri 0930-1900; Thurs 0930-1300; Sat 0900-1600
Prior appointment necessary for early county maps.

Content: Circa 3,000 sheets plus an uncounted, but comprehensive, collection of antisubrian county maps of Westmorland from Saxton onwards. Many early large sale OS sheets for Westmorland. Most current OS maps (all scales) covering the South Lakeland area. Geology and Land use maps.

A photocopier is available in the building.


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Reference Number: 146 - Last revised: 21/11/06 Edition 5

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Cumbria Record Office and Local Studies Library
Ramsden Square
Barrow-in-Furness
Cumbria
LA14 1LL

Enquiries to: Local Studies Librarian
Telephone: 01229-894377
Fax: 01229-894371
Email: barrow.library@cumbriacc.gov.uk
www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries/localstudies/default.asp

Open: Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri 0930-1900; Thur 0930-1700; Sat 0930-1600
Closed between Christmas and New Year.

Content: Topographic maps of the Furness area only. Aerial photographs of Barrow, Dalton and Ulverston.
Photocopying available.

Note: Railway and mining maps and plans have now been transferred to the Barrow Record Office.


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Reference Number: 147 - Last revised: 22/11/06 Edition 5

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Local Studies Collection (Carlisle)
Cumbria Heritage Services
Carlisle Library
Globe Lane
CARLISLE
Cumbria
CA3 8NX

Enquiries to: Local Studies Specialist
Telephone: 01228 607315
Fax: 01228 607333
Email: carlisle.library@cumbriacc.gov.uk

www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries/localstudies/default.asp

Open: Mon-Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0930-1600

Content: Circa 2,500 sheets - mainly OS maps of Cumberland/Cumbria, all scales and editions. Complete coverage for 1:10,560 Cumberland (1st ed.), 1:10,000 Cumbria (chart publications), and 1:1,250 Carlisle (chart publications). A number of pre-OS maps of Cumberland are also held.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 145 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Cumbria Record Office (Kendal)
County Offices
KENDAL
Cumbria
LA9 4RQ

Enquiries to: County Archivist
Telephone: 01539 773540
Fax: 01539 773538
Email: kendal.record.office@cumbriacc.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Identification required to register for Reader's Ticket.

Content: OS, estate, enclosure and tithe maps, and town plans relating to the historic county of Westmorland.

Photocopying available subject to condition and copyright.


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Reference Number: 148 - Last revised: 09/01/07 Edition 5

Barrow Record Office : Kendal Local Studies : Barrow Local History : Carlisle Local Studies : Kendal Record Office
Carlisle Record Office

Cumbria County Council
Local Studies Collection (Kendal)
Cumbria County Library
Kendal Library
Stricklandgate
KENDAL
Cumbria

Contact: Local Studies Librarian
Telephone: 01539 773525
Fax: 01539 773530
Email: kendal.library@cumbria.gov.uk
www.cumbria.gov.uk/libraries/local.asp

Open: Mon & Tue 0930-1730; Wed & Fri 0930-1900; Thurs 0930-1300; Sat 0900-1600
Prior appointment necessary for early county maps.

Content: Circa 3,000 sheets plus an uncounted, but comprehensive, collection of antiquarian county maps of Westmorland from Saxton onwards. Many early large sale OS sheets for Westmorland. Most current OS maps (all scales) covering the South Lakeland area. Geology and Land use maps.

A photocopier is available in the building.


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Reference Number: 173 - Last revised: 21/11/06 Edition 5

Darlington Borough Council
Reference Library/Centre for Local Studies
Crown Street
DARLINGTON
Co. Durham
DL1 1NB

Person in charge: Katherine Williamson (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01325 349630
Fax: 01325-381556
Email: local.studies@darlington.gov.uk

www.darlington.gov.uk/Education/Library

Open: Mon, Tues: 9.00 - 7.00; Wed, Fri: 9.00 - 5.00; Thur: 10.00 - 7.00; Sat: 9.00 - 4.0

Content: Circa 3,500 sheets and 12 atlases. All current OS 1:50,000 (UK); 1:25,000, 1:10,000, 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 (Darlington and environs). A wide range of older maps of Darlington, south Durham and north Yorkshire (mainly OS). Some world atlases.

A collection of air photographs is available for reference use in the Centre for Local Studies.

Publications include Darlington Maps and Plans (out of print).

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 386 - Last revised: 21/11/06 Edition 5

Denbighshire County Council
Denbighshire Record Office
46 Clwyd Street
RUTHIN
Clwyd
LL15 1HP

Person in charge: R.K. Matthias (County Archivist and Heritage Officer)
Telephone: 01824 708250
Fax: 01824 708258
Email: archives@denbighshire.gov.uk

www.denbigshire.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Thurs 10.00-12.30,13.30-1645; Fri 10.00-12.30, 13.30-1615

Content: Similar collection to that at the Flintshire Office.


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Reference Number: 151 - Last revised: 24/11/06 Edition 5

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Belper Library
Bridge Street
BELPER
Derbys.
DE56 1BA

Person in charge: Library Manager
Telephone: 01773 824333 (direct)
Fax: 01773 822172
belper.library@derbyshire.gov.uk

http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

Open: Mon,Tue,Thur 0930-1900; Wed, Fri 0930-1700; Sat 0930-1600

Content: Approx. 500 flat and 600 folded maps. Belper and district at 1:10,000 and 1:2,500; Belper at 1:1,250. Folded OS maps at 1:25,000, 1:50,000 and Road atlases for Great Britain & Ireland, Europe and USA. Definitive footpath maps for Belper and district.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 155 - Last revised: 21/11/06 Edition 5

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Cultural and Community Services
County Hall
MATLOCK
Derbys.
DE4 3AG

Person in charge: Mrs. Ruth A Gordon (Local Studies Librarian)
Telephone: 01629 585579
Fax: 01629 585049
Telex: 377596 DERBYS C
Email: localstudies@derbyshire.gov.uk

www.derbyshire.gov.uk/

Open: Mon-Fri 0900-1700; Sat (2nd in month) 0930-1230
Advance booking is necessary to use maps on microfilm - check first whether film is needed.

Content: Circa 6,000 sheets. Printed maps of Derbyshire at all scales (including OS and Geological Survey) dating from the 16th to 20th centuries.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 154 - Last revised: 22/11/06 Edition 5

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Local Studies Section (Ilkeston)
Ilkeston Library
Market Place
ILKESTON
Derbys.
DE7 5RN

Person in charge: Librarian (Information Services)
Enquiries to: Librarian (Information Services)
Telephone: 0115 9301104
Fax: 0115 9441226
Email: ilkeston.library@derbyshire.gov.uk

www.derbyshire.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Tues, Thurs-Fri 0930-1900; Wed 0930-1700 Sat 0930-1600

Content: Circa 1,000 sheets. Maps relating to Ilkeston and neighbourhood (c. 3-4 mile radius). Includes current O.S. maps (all scales); O.S. 'County' Series 1:2,500 and 1:10,560; O.S. 1:500 Town Plan, 1880; digitised copy of 1866 Newman Plan of Parish of Ilkeston (reduced from original 1:792). Local Geological Survey maps, both current N.G. and old 'County' series; Agricultural Land Classification and Soil Survey maps. Also non-O.S. maps and plans of the area, as obtainable.

Aerial photographs (in Local Studies Illustrations Collection) from 1920s on.

Photocopier available (incl. colour).


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Reference Number: 153 - Last revised: Edition 4

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Local Studies Library (Derby)
25B Irongate
DERBY
DEl 3GL

Person in charge: Mrs. L G Owen
Telephone: 01332-255393 (direct)
Website

Mon & Tye 10:00 - 19:00; Wed to Fri 10:00 - 17:00

Content: Circa 5,000 sheets. Current and historical maps of the County of Derbyshire from 1577, with emphasis on the City of Derby (from 1610). A few estate maps; some tithe maps (on microfilm); plans of intended canals and proposed street developments in Derby. Some early editions of OS maps, mostly complete coverage for Derbyshire. Current editions of OS maps at scales of 1:1,250 for Derby, and at 1:2,500, 1:10,000 and 1:25,000 for the whole county. Goad shopping centre plans; geology maps; and definitive footpath maps.

Aerial photographs, mainly for Derby city centre, available for study purposes only, mainly 1970s onwards.

Photocopying subject to copyright regulations.

Parking available for DISABLED ONLY (ramp access).


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Reference Number: 150 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Derbyshire Record Office
County and Diocesan Archivist
County Hall
MATLOCK
Derbys.
DE4 3AG

Location: Derbyshire Record Office, New Street, Matlock.

Person in charge: Dr M. O'Sullivan (County and Diocesan Archivist)
Enquiries to: Dr M. O'Sullivan (postal) Derbyshire Record Office (personal)
Telephone: 01629-580000 Ext. 35201
Telephone: Ext. 35207 or 01629 585347 (Search Room)
Fax: 01629 57611
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-0645
Closed Council Grace Days (days after public holidays except May Day and New Years Day)
Prior appointment advisable for all maps and film. Group visits must be arranged in advance.
Readers are required to register and provide proof of identity.

Content: A large collection of estate maps and plans, county maps (l6th-2Oth centuries), enclosure awards and tithe plans. OS 1:63,360 Old Series (or First Edition), 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 county series (various eds., incomplete). 1:2,500 1st and 2nd editions on film. Land Values Duties (1912) plans, Local Authority special purpose plans, coal mining and ead mining plans (18th-2Oth centuries).

Handbills of tithe and enclosure maps are in preparation.

Reprographic services available.


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Reference Number: 152 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Belper Library : Local Studies (Matlock) : Local Studies (Ilkeston) : Local Studies (Derby) : Derbyshire Record Office 
Local Studies (Chesterfield)

Derbyshire County Council
Local Studies Library (Chesterfield)
Chesterfield Central Library
New Beetwell Street
CHESTERFIELD
Derbys.
S40 1QN

Enquiries to: Local Studies Librarian (Mr. J. Lilley)
Telephone: 01246 209292/5 Ext. 38
Fax: 01246 209304
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1900; Sat 0930-1600

Content: Circa 3,700 sheets. National Grid and County Series OS sheets at 1:10,000, 1:10,560, 1:2,500, 1:1,250 and 1:500 for Derbyshire. Topographic maps of Derbyshire from 1577. Geological maps of the county at all scales.
County planning maps.

Photocopying facilities available.


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