Archive centreWhitehaven
TitleDaniel Hay Collection
DescriptionWhitehaven and Copeland area; a diverse collection of documents and printed material originally assembled by Daniel Hay in the first instance, and Whitehaven Library afetr his retirement, including stray records from local businesses, churches, collieries, local authorities, schools, societies, and the Lowther family's Whitehaven estate (18th-19th cents.), building plans, newspaper cuttings books, Santon manor court and general fine books (1688-1928), diary of John Bragg of Whitehaven (1771-1794), minute books and other records of Whitehaven Town and Harbour Trustees (1812-1891), pamphlets of Whitehaven Trades Union Newsroom (1825-1832), chapbooks and broadsides of Joseph Hodgson of Whitehaven (1830-1875), meteorological observations of John Fletcher Miller of Whitehaven (1832-1854), records of West Cumberland Rifle Brigade and Whitehaven Artillery Corps (Volunteer) (1859-1860), records of Whitehaven Public Library (1868-1963), minute books of Whitehaven Local Board of Health (1881-1894), miscellaneous ships' records (19th cent.), papers and correspondence relating to Eskmeals Gunnery Range application (1932-1933), Whitehaven Rolls of Honour (World Wars I and II), records of Whitehaven Citizens' Advice Bureau (1940-1948), transcript of THORP reprocessing plant public enquiry (1977), papers relating to the Egremont by-pass (1989-1990)
Date17th century-20th century
Catalogue levelFonds
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