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Reference Number: 468 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Editon 4

Glasgow City Archives : Department of History and Topography

Glasgow City Council
Glasgow City Archives
The Mitchell Library
North Street
GLASGOW
G3 7DN

Person in charge: Mr. A.M. Jackson (City Archivist)
Telephone: 0141 287 2907
Fax: 0141 226 8452
Email: archives@gcl.glasgow.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-1645 (Fri 1600), or by arrangement.

Content: Approx. 5,000 sheets and 50 atlases; as well as 100,000 architectural plans. Administrative plans (both local authority and other bodies such as Port Authority); landed estate archives; urban solicitors' holdings; planning, industrial development and services (i.e. transport) plans; surveyors' records, etc. Collections include KYLE AND FREW, surveyors, Glasgow (working plans and records).

Reprographic services available.


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Reference Number: 459 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Glasgow City Archives : Department of History and Topography

Glasgow City Council
Department of History and Topography
Glasgow City Libraries
The Mitchell Library
North Street
GLASGOW
G3 7DN

Person in charge: Ms. Elizabeth Carmichael (Librarian)
Telephone: 0141 287 2938
Fax: 0141 287 2815
Web-site

Mon-Thurs 0900-2000; Fri, Sat 0900-1700

Content: Circa 30,000 sheets and atlases, mainly Scottish, both current and historical. Current OS 1:25,000 for Britain; 1:10,000 for Scotland; 1:2,500 for part of the Strathclyde Region and 1:1,250 for Glasgow. Administrative and post code maps for Britain; Geological Survey (1:50,000), Soil Survey and land use maps for Scotland; Admiralty charts for the Scottish coast; street maps (British and foreign); European maps up to 1:100,000, including Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Portugal, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Publications: a reprint of Ross's Map of Glasgow (1773).

Photocopying, electrostatic and photographic facilities available.


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Reference Number: 185 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Gloucestershire Record Office : Gloucester Library : The Bingham Library

Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucestershire Record Office
Clarence Row
off Alvin Street
GLOUCESTER
GL1 3DW

Person in charge: D.J.H. Smith, MA FSA (County and Diocesan Archivist)
Enquiries to: Mrs K. Haslem BA Dip Arch (Search Room Supervisor)
Telephone: 01452 425295 (direct)
Fax: 01452 426378
Email: records@gloscc.gov.uk
Web-site

Mon 10:00-17:00; Tue, Wed & Fri 09:00-17:00; Thurs 09:00-20:00
Prior appointment desirable. Fees for Readers Tickets. No documents produced in final half hour.

Content: Maps and plans from ca.1800, including plans relating to canals, railways, turnpikes and other public undertakings; tithe maps, enclosure awards and maps; and incomplete sets of 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 OS maps of the county, 1888 to 1930s.

Photocopying, photographic and microfilm facilities available.


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Reference Number: 187 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Gloucestershire Record Office : Gloucester Library : The Bingham Library

Gloucestershire County Council
Gloucester Library
Brunswick Road
GLOUCESTER
GL1 1HT

Telephone: 01452 426973 (direct)
Fax: 01452 521468
Mon, Tues, Thurs 1000-1930; Wed, Fri 1000-1700; Sat 0900-1300
Website

Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Several thousand maps, notably the OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 maps for the whole county (pre-1974 boundaries), in various editions. Limited amount of pre-OS material - part of a county-wide Local History Department. Geological, agricultural land classification and other thematic maps for the county.

Photocopying and photographic facilities as well as microfilm/fiche printer and reader available.


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Reference Number: 186 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Gloucestershire Record Office : Gloucester Library : The Bingham Library

Gloucestershire County Council
The Bingham Library
The Waterloo
CIRENCESTER
Glos.
GL7 2PZ

Person in charge: Mrs. Carole Summerell (Library Manager)
Telephone: 01285-659813 (direct)
Website

Mon & Fri 1000-1700; Tue & Thurs 1000-1900; Wed 1000-1300; Sat 1000-1600

Content: Small collection of local area maps at (from 1795 to date). Some 19th century maps on microfiche.

Photocopying facilities available. Appointments required for use of the microfilm reader.


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Reference Number: 412 - Last revised: 22/02/10 Edition 6

Gwent Joint Records Committee
Gwent Record Office
County Hall
CWMBRAN
Gwent
NP44 2XH

Person in charge: Mr. Gary Tuson (County Archivist)
Telephone: 01633 644886 / 644888 (both direct)
Fax: 01633 648382
Email: gwent.records@torfaen.gov.uk
Website: http://www.torfaen.gov.uk/gwentrecordoffice

Weds-Fri 0930-1700 (Fri 1600) Closed bank holidays.
Access: General public, but a CARN reader's ticket required.
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: OS 1:2,500 and 1:10,560 plans of the county, circa 1880, 1900 and 1920. Tithe, estate and enclosure maps. Maps and plans relating to industrial development.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 414 - Last revised: 07/02/07 Edition 5

Gwynedd Archives and Museums Service : Area Archives Office

Gwynedd Council
Archifdy Meirionnydd/Meirionydd Record Office
Ffordd y Bala
DOLGELLAU
Gwynedd
LL40 2YF

Person in charge: Merfyn Wyn Tomos (Meirionnydd Archivist)
Telephone: 01341 424681
Fax: 01341 424683
Email: archives.dolgellau@gwynedd.gov.uk
www.gwynedd.gov.uk

Open: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9.30 - 13.00; 14.00 - 17.00
Closed to the public on Wednesdays
Closed first full week in November
Access: General public (a CARN reader's ticket required).

Content: OS maps of former Merioneth at 1:2,500 and 1:10,560 scales. Estate, tithe and enclosure award maps; historic maps of the former county; a good collection of railway maps and plans.

Photocopying available at Archivist's discretion. Off site photography can be arranged.


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Reference Number: 413 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Gwynedd Archives and Museums Service : Area Archives Office

Gwynedd Council
Area Archives Office
Gwynedd Archives and Museums Service
Victoria Dock
CAERNARFON
Gwynedd
LL55 1SH

Person in charge: Principal Archivist and Heritage Officer
Telephone: 01286 679095 (direct)
Telephone: 01286 672255Ext. 2095
Fax: 01286 679637
Email: archives.caernarfon@gwynedd.gov.uk
Website

Tues-Fri 0930-1230, 1330-1700 (Wed 1900)
Closed 2nd full week in October.
Access: General public (a CARN reader's ticket required).

Content: OS maps and plans of former Caernarvonshire at 1:2,500 and 1:10,560. Estate and tithe maps, enclosure awards for the former county. Wide selection of other printed and antique maps of the county.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 219 - Last revised: 07/02/07 Editon 5

Hampshire County Council
Hampshire Record Office
Sussex Street
WINCHESTER
Hants.
SO23 8TH

Person in charge: Janet Smith (County Archivist)
Telephone: 01962 846154
Fax: 01962 878681
Email: enquiries.archives@hants.gov.uk
http://www.hants.gov.uk/record-office/

Open: Mon-Fri 0900-1900; Sat 0900 1600

Content: Circa 3,000 rolls, sheets and volumes. Maps for the County of Hampshire from 16th century to date. Tithe maps (ca.1840), enclosure maps, estate maps (l6th-20th centuries), OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 county series lst-4th editions (l870s-1930s), and many national grid sheets to 1980.

The Winchester City Archives are also held in the Record Office.

Publications include Maps and Plans in Hampshire Record Office (G.A. Rushton, HRO, 4th ed. Nov 1998).

Photocopier, microfilming and photography available.


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Reference Number: 228 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Hereford Library : Herefordshire Record Office

Hereford Council
Hereford Library
Broad Street
HEREFORD
HR4 9AU

Person in charge: Neil Spencer
Telephone: 01432-272456
Fax: 01432-359668
Email: herefordlibrary@herefordshire.gov.uk
Website

Tue, Wed 0930-1800; Thur 0930-1700 Fri 0930-2000; Sat 0930-1300

Content: Circa 3,500 sheets. Historical maps of the county and city of Hereford. Large scale OS maps of Herefordshire; including 1:2,500 (mostly 2nd ed.), 1:1,250 (city of Hereford), 1:10,000, 1:10,560 (all eds.), 1:25,000 (almost complete). Estate plans in sales catalogues; some street maps.

Air Ministry air photographs (1940s and 1950s).

Aerofilms maps (mostly Hereford city)

Photocopying subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 227 - Last revised: 15/02/07 Edition 5

Hereford Library : Herefordshire Record Office

Herefordshire Council
Herefordshire Record Office
The Old Barracks
Harold Street
HEREFORD
HR1 2QX

Person in charge: Elizabeth Semper O'Keefe
Telephone: 01432 260750
Fax:  01432 260066 
Email: archives@herefordshire.gov.uk
http://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/leisure/index.asp  www.herefordshire.gov.uk/archives 

Open: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 9:15 - 4:45; Wed 10 :00- 4:45. Second Saturday in the month 9:15 - 1:00 (until March 2007), then from April 2007 9:15 - 4:45
Closed last week in November and first two weeks in December.
Prior appointment desirable.

Content: Several thousand manuscript parish and estate maps for Herefordshire, including enclosure and tithe plans. Most material 18/19th centuries with some 17th century. Also some printed maps. Some material is available on microfilm e.g. tithe maps.

Photocopying and printouts from microfilm available.


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Reference Number: 235 - Last revised: 17/10/12 Edition 7

Hertfordshire County Council
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
County Hall
HERTFORD
Herts.
SG13 8EJ

Person in charge: Julie Gregson, Head of Heritage Services
Telephone: 0300 123 4049
Fax: 01992 555113
Email: hertsdirect@hertscc.gov.uk
www.hertsdirect.org/hals

Open:Open: Tues 0900-1930; Wed, Thurs, Fri 0900-1700; Sat 0900-1300. It is advisable to order documents required for Saturday mornings in advance.

Content:MS estate, tithe and enclosure maps. OS maps including the 1:2,500 County Series for Hertfordshire (all editions but  incomplete).

The index to estate maps is searchable on Hertfordshire Names Online at www.hertsdirect.org/hals

Photocopying, photography and microfilm/fiche readers. Please note a permit must be purchased for photography.


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Reference Number: 441 - Last revised: 28/02/00 Edition 4

Highland Council
Inverness Museum and Art Gallery
Culture and Leisure Services
Castle Wynd
INVERNESS
IV2 3EB

Person in charge: Mrs. Catharine Niven (Curator)
Enquiries to Patricia Weeks
Telephone: 01463 237114 (direct)
Fax: 01463 2252293
Email: inverness.museum@highland.gov.uk
Website

Mon-Sat 0900-1700
Prior appointment necessary.

Content: Good coverage of northern Scotland (mainly Invernesshire) at all scales including OS 1:10,560 and 1:2,500 County Series, 1st and 2nd editions. Inverness town maps (1729-); estate maps for Inverness District (1771-); road, canal, etc. maps for northern Scotland; architectural plans; general maps of Scotland and northern Scotland (1595-); Scottish battle plans.

Air photographs, as part of architectural SMR for Inverness District.

Photocopying facilities available.


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