News from Bath Record Office
Report on Collections Weeks April - June 2014
During the Collections Weeks in April, May and June we have
catalogued the following records:
0591 Records of Co-operative Societies in the Bath
This large collection of records relates to
the Co-operative Societies that merged in 1967 to form the Bath
& West Regional Co-operative Society; the collection covers the
Bath, Twerton, Calne, East Harptree, Devizes, Bradford-on-Avon,
Trowbridge, Pewsey, and Chippenham Co-operative Societies, as well
as some Women’s Co-operative Guilds and some records from the Bath
Trades & Labour Council. The records date from the late 1880s
to the early 1970s.
0667 Title Deeds for Bath Properties,
18th -19th Centuries.
This small collection of title deeds covers
properties in Bath, and around Bath and North East Somerset.
1078 Papers of Sir (Henry) Vaughan
This small collection of personal papers
relates to Sir Henry Vaughan Berry, a British administrator in
Germany after both the First and Second World Wars, where he was
remembered as the man who had led Hamburg 'safely through the
ravages of the post-war period'. He was also the founder of the XYZ
Club, a group intended 'to discuss financial problems from a
socialist point of view' and which included several leading Labour
party figures among its membership. He died in Bath in 1979.
1080 Title Deeds to nos. 24 and 25
Marlborough Buildings, Bath.
This small collection of title deeds relates
to 24 and 25 Marlborough Buildings in Bath, detailing the transfers
in ownership from their construction in c.1788 till the early part
of the 20th Century.
The catalogues to all these collections can be found on our
online catalogue, as well as in the
hard-copy catalogue folders in the Record Office search room.
Additions to the ‘Pamphlets’
Stephanie Adams, our Archives Assistant, has
been continuing the work of bringing up to date the ‘Pamphlets’
series by adding books and publications of local interest which we
have received from various sources.
We would like to
thank all our users for their continued support.