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By Janet Foster

Because it used to be first released in 1982 British information has demonstrated itself because the greatest reference paintings to holdings of information and manuscript collections during the united kingdom. The third variation has been widely revised and enlarged with greater than one hundred fifty new entries, additional widening the variety of the ebook. Entries are established to teach the data of the supplier as specific from deposited collections and important non-manuscript fabric, and extra information of fax quantity and conservation provision are integrated for the 1st time. the entire latest entries were considerably up-to-date, including the opt for bibliography and checklist of helpful addresses of assorted agencies thinking about the care and custody of records. The creation presents a useful consultant to researchers utilizing records, together with a precis of the appropriate laws and an in depth description of the standard holdings of county and different neighborhood authority list places of work.

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G. John Stafford, a mid-18th-century Macclesfield attorney), including a wide range of documents relating to the history of Macclesfield and villages throughout Cheshire, mainly 15th-18th centuries. Facilities Photocopying. Photography by arrangement. Microfilm reader/printer. 55 Birmingham RC Diocesan Archives Address Cathedral House, St Chad's Queensway Birmingham West Midlands B4 6EU Telephone (021)'2362251 Enquiries to Archivist, Rev P. Dennison, 243Jockey Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5US Holds records of the Vicars Apostolic of the Midland District, 1700-1850, and of the Bishops ofBirmingham, 1850-1900, which may be consulted on written application.

1728-1802) relating to Insecta. Local History Department: extensive archive ofMS and printed material, including the Barber MSS (Rev. Samuel Barber of Rathfriland, United Irishman) and the Tennant Collection (Robert]. Tennant, early 19th-century Liberal politician from Belfast). Major coJ1ections Posters and other ephemera, chiefly playbills and programmes ofBelfast theatres (c200-250 items). Belfast and other locally printed books, pamphlets, chapbooks and broadsides (c500 items). ]. Welch of Irish subjects, covering topography, industries, rural crafts, antiquities, geology, botany and zoology.

Microfilm material may not be copied. Bedford 42 27 Bedfordshire County Library County Hall Bedford Bedfordshire MK42 9AP Address Archives are neither held nor acquired. 43 Bedfordshire Record Office Address County Hall Bedford MK42 9AP Telephone (0234) 63222 ext. 00 There was no formal policy before the establishment of the Record Office in 1913, although a Records Committee was active from 1898. The Office covers the whole county with the exception of early Bedford borough material which is housed in Bedford Muniment Room, and some pre-1974 district council material, the most important of which, Luton, is still housed there.

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