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Reference Number: 158 - Last revised: 28/11/06 Edition 5

Devon Record Office : Westcountry Studies Library

Devon County Council
Devon Record Office
Great Moor House
Bittern Road
Sowton
EXETER
Devon
EX2 7NL

Person in charge: John Draisey ( County Archivist)
Telephone: 01392 384253
Fax: 01392 384256
Email: devrec@devon.gov.uk
www.devon.gov.uk/record_office.htm

Open: Mon-Fri 1000-1800
Closed first fortnight in February annually.

Content: Comprehensive collection of tithe maps for Devon. Numerous estate and other manuscript maps relating to the County, including several prior to 1650. OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500, 1st, 2nd and provisional edition sheets for Devon (and some for Cornwall).

Tithe apportionments, and some enclosure awards.

Photocopying available. Tithe maps can be printed from microfilm copies.

Digital photography (without flash) allowed.


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Reference Number: 160 - Last revised: 01/12/06 Edition 5

Devon Record Office : Westcountry Studies Library

Devon County Council
Westcountry Studies Library
Exeter Central Library
Castle Street
EXETER
EX4 3PQ

Telephone: 01392 384216 (direct)
Fax: 01392 384224
Email: westcountry.library@devon.gov.uk

www.devon.gov.uk/ etched

Open: Mon & Fri 0930-1800; Tue & Thur 0930-1900; Wed 1000-1700; Sat 0930-1600
Closed between Christmas and New Year.

Content: Circa 15,000 sheets. OS 1:10,560 County Series 1st ed. (Devon), 2nd ed. (Devon & Cornwall); 1:10,560/1:10,000 NG Series for West Country. 1:2,500 for Devon, 1st ed. (on microfiche), 2nd. ed, revisions, NG series (exhaustive for east Devon only); 1:1,250 (Exeter and Exmouth); 1:500 (Devon, on microfiche). Also smaller scale OS maps; Geological Survey; Soil Survey and land use maps. Admiralty charts; Goad fire insurance and shopping centre plans for Devon. Circa 750 early maps (to 1900) including the BATTEN and BENNETT COLLECTION of COUNTY MAPS of DEVON 15075-1837. Circa 500 aerial photographs. Recent Landline digital data for all Devin using MapView software.

Computerised finding list.

Photocopier and reader-printer available.


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Reference Number: 365 - Last revised: 01/12/06 Edition 5

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Doncaster Central Library
Waterdale
DONCASTER
DN1 3JE

Person in charge: Gillian Goodman (Library Manager: Business & Community Information)
Telephone: 01302 734320 (direct)
Fax: 01302 369749
Email: reference.library@doncaster.gov.uk
www.doncaster.gov.uk/leisure/index.htm

Open: Mon 9:00-18:00; Tues 8:30-18:00; Wed 8:30-20:00; Thur 8:30-20:00; Fri 8:30-18:00; Sat 9:00-17:00

Content: Approx. 10,000 sheets. Current OS for UK at 1:50,000 and 1:25,000; 1:10,000. 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 for the Doncaster area; OS 1:63,360 Old Series (or First Edition) and Seventh Series for UK. Miscellaneous collection of postcode, land classification, and administrative maps, street plans, etc. The Local History Collection has a variety of early maps dating from the 17th century for the area.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 166 - Last revised: Editin 4

Dorset County Council
Dorset History Center
Bridport Road
DORCHESTER
Dorset
DT1 1RP

Person in charge: Hugh Jaques (County Archivist)
Enquiries to: Sarah Bridges (Principal Archivist)
Telephone: 01305 250550 (direct)
Fax: 01305 257184
Email: archives@dorsetcc.gov.uk
www.dorsetforyou.com/index.jsp?articleid=2203

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 0900-1700; Wed 1000-1700; Sat 0930-1230
Prior appointment generally desirable for maps.

Content: Circa 5,000 maps. Estate, tithe, inclosure, and a variety of other manuscript maps; printed maps of Dorset (l7th-2Oth centuries); OS maps of Dorset.

Photocopying may be restricted for conservation reasons; microfilming facilities (b/w) also available.


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Reference Number: 346 - Last revised: 28/11/06 Edition 5

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Dudley Archives and Local History Service
Mount Pleasant Street
COSELEY
West Midlands
WV14 9JR

Person in charge: Borough Archivist
Telephone: 01384 812770
Fax: 01384 812770
Email: archives.pls@mhc.dudley.gov.uk
Website

Open: Tues and Fri 09.00-17.00, Thursday 09.30-19.00, and the 1st and 3rd Saturdays in the month, 09.30-12.30
Please phone in advance make a booking. We do not answer the phone between 1-2pm
County Archive Readers Network (CARN) readers ticket required

Content: Approx. 3,000 manuscript and printed maps - mainly of the local area - 18th-2Oth centuries, with some 16th and 17th century printed maps. The bulk of the collection comes from the Dudley Estates Office (The Earls of Dudley) and relates to the family's estates.

A few aerial photographs are also held.

Photocopying subject to physical condition of material.


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Reference Number: 425 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Dumfries Museum : Ewart Library

Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dumfries Museum
The Observatory
DUMFRIES
DG2 7SW

Person in charge: Siobhan Ratchford (Museums Officer)
Telephone: 01387 253374
Telephone: 01387 26000 ext. 63238
Fax: 01387 265081
Email: infor@dumfriesmuseum.demon.co.uk
Website

Mon-Sat 1000-1700; Sun 1400-1700 (April-September)
Tues-Sat 1000-1300, 1400-1700 (October-March)
Open Easter Monday, May Day and October Holiday
Prior appointment is necessary for map enquires.

Content: Circa 1,500 sheets and 100 scrolls.
Extensive range of local OS maps. A few geological maps of the region. Local estate maps. Some aerial photographs.

Photocopying available.


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Edition 4

Dumfries Museum : Ewart Library

Dumfries and Galloway Council
Ewart Library
Catherine Street
DUMFRIES
DG1 1JB

Person in charge: Mr. A R Johnston (Libraries, Information and Archives Manager)
Telephone: 01387 253820 (direct)
Fax: 01387 260294
Email: Libs&i@dumgal.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Wed, Fri 1000-1930; Thur, Sat 1000-1700

Content: Circa 2,000 sheets and 50 atlases. Register House Plans of Southwest Scotland 1734-1899; other historical maps of Scotland 1564-1920, including Telford, Blaeu, Roy, Crawford, Ainslie and Cary. OS maps from 1855 onwards, mostly of South and Southwest Scotland and Lake district, including 1:2,500 and complete coverage of 1:10,560 first edition. 19th century town plans for Dumfries and Galloway. Various thematic maps of Scotland. Aerofilms and other aerial photographs held, especially for the urban areas.

Photocopying available. Microfiche print-outs available for some historical maps held on microfiche.


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Reference Number: 475 - Last revised: 05/10/12 Edition 7

Dundee City Archives : Local Studies Library

Dundee City Council
Dundee City Archives
Support Services Department
21 City Square
DUNDEE
DD1 3BY

Callers please use 18 City Square

Person in charge: Mr. lain Flett (City Archivist)
Telephone: 01382 434494
Fax: 01382 434666
Email: archives@dundeecity.gov.uk
www.dundeecity.gov.uk/

Open: Mon-Fri 0930-1300, 1400-1630
Prior appointment necessary.

Content: Approx. 1,000 sheets plus estate plan volumes. OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 plans for Tayside (1865-1901), and urban surveys at 1:500 (1908-09)and 1:1,250 (1952). Collie's Survey of Dundee at 1:2,500 (1851-51). Estate plans.

Photocopying (A4 size only).


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Reference Number: 476 - Last revised: 05/10/12 Edition 7

Dundee City Archives : Local Studies Library

Dundee City Council
Local Studies Library
Central Library
The Wellgate
DUNDEE
DD1 1DB

Person in charge: Library & Information Worker
Telephone: 01382 431550
Fax: 01382 431558
Email: local.history@leisureandculturedundee.com

www.leisureandculturedundee.com/library/localhistory

Open: Mon, Tue, Fri, 0930 - 1800, Sat 09:30 - 17:00; Wed 10:00 - 18:00; Thurs 09:30 - 20:00

Content: Approx. 2,000 maps and plans.  Historical maps, mainly of Dundee and local area, but some of Scotland.

Ordnance Survey Collection includes 19th century, early 20th century large scale sheets for  Dundee and the surrounding areas. 

Copies of digital mapping available such as Superplan and Landplan sheets for  the City of Dundee.


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Reference Number: 172 - Last revised: 28/11/06 Edition 5

Durham County Record Office : Durham Clayport Library

Durham County Council
Durham County Record Office
County Hall
DURHAM
County Durham
DH1 5UL

Person in charge: J. Gill (County Archivist)
Telephone: 0191 383 3253
Telephone: 0191 383 3474
Fax: 0191 383 4500
Email: record.office@durham.gov.uk
www.durham.gov.uk/recordoffice

Open: Mon-Tue & Thurs 0845-1645; Wed 0845-2000; Fri Closed
Prior appointment necessary.

Content: Circa 3,000 sheets (mostly OS plans) of the pre-1974 County of Durham. 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 plans (1856-1939); c.1000 National Grid O.S. plans; tithe and enclosure plans, and ca.3,000 MS estate plans (l8th/l9th centuries).

Air photograph coverage (1947, 1968, 1992).

Publications include Records Relating to Inclosure in the Durham Record Office (Subject Guide 1); Records relating to tithes (Subject Guide 5); Durham Places in the Mid-Nineteenth Century (1996).

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 174 - Last revised: 28/12/06 Edition 5

Durham County Record Office : Durham Clayport Library

Durham County Council

Durham Clayport Library
Millennium Place
Durham City
DH1 1WA

Person in charge: Mrs. A L Thompson, Information Services & Local Studies Officer
Telephone: 0191 386 4003
Fax: 0191 386 0379
Email: durhamclayportlibrary@durham.gov.uk
www.durham.gov.uk

Open: Mon-Fri  09.30 - 19.00; Sat 09.00 - 17.00pm Sun 10.30-16.30pm

Content: Some 2,900 maps, including topographical maps of County Durham . Current OS maps of the area at all scales. Also thematic maps and town plans.

GIS System available via Durham County Council website
www.durham.gov.uk

Coin-operated photocopier available. Restrictions on photocopying certain fragile materials.


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Reference Number: 469 - Last revised: 28/11/06 Editon 5

East Dunbartonshire Council
William Patrick Information and Archives
2-4 West High Street,
Kirkintilloch
GLASGOW
G66 1AD

Person in charge: Christine Miller (Information & Local Studies Librarian)
Assistant Information & Local Studies Librarian: David Smith
Archivist/Records Officer: Sarah Chubb
Telephone: 0141 776 8090
Fax: 0141 776 0408
Email: libraries@eastdunbarton.gov.uk
http://www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk

Open:Mon-Thurs 1000-2000; Fri, Sat 1000-1700

Content: Approx. 800 maps, current and historical, of the East Dunbartanshire area. OS maps from 1st edition (1853) onwards.

Photocopier and microfilm/microfiche reader/printer available.


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