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Miscellaneous documents

Reference: D/X 696

Catalogue Title: Miscellaneous documents

Area: Catalogue

Category: Other Records

Description: Durham City Trust, formerly City of Durham Preservation Society

Covering Dates: 1872-2018

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Records of the Durham City Trust (formerly the City of Durham Preservation Society, incorporated 1942 ) (Ref: D/X 696)Minutes (Ref: D/X 696/section 01)

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Some minutes include reports


City of Durham Trust minutes, 10 January 1983 - 18 December 1990
Document format of D/X 696/9/1


City of Durham Trust minutes, 15 January 1991 - 20 December 1994
Document format of D/X 696/9/2


City of Durham Trust minutes, 17 January 1995 - 17 December 1996
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City of Durham Trust minutes, 21 January - 16 December 1997
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City of Durham Trust minutes, 20 January 1998 - 12 Secember 2000
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City of Durham Trust minutes, 16 Janaury 2001 - 9 December 2003
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City of Durham Trust minutes, 20 January 2004 - 12 December 2006
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City of Durham Trust minutes, 16 January 2007 - 15 December 2009
Document format of D/X 696/9/8


City of Durham Trust minutes, 19 January 2010 - 11 December 2012
Document format of D/X 696/9/9


City of Durham Trust minutes, 21 January 2014 - 11 December 2018 Includes annual general meetings
Document format of D/X 696/9/10


City of Durham Trust minutes, 15 January 2013 - 17 June 2014
Document format of D/X 696/9/11

Agenda (Ref: D/X 696/section 02)

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Agenda for Annual General Meeting, 18 May 1951 and 9th Annual Report of the Trustees for the year 1950
Document format of D/X 696/1/1

Annual reports (Ref: D/X 696/section 03)

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Annual Reports, 1956, 1963, 1964, 1966 - 69, 1971 - 80
Document format of D/X 696/2/1-17

Bulletins (Ref: D/X 696/section 04)

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Bulletins, nos. 1-18, March 1967 - November 1979
Document format of D/X 696/3/1­-18

Membership lists (Ref: D/X 696/section 05)

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List of members of the City of Durham Preservation Society, November 1941 - c.1952. At end: Lists of directors of the City of Durham Preservation Society, Ltd., 1942, 1944 - 1948 and annual returns of the City of Durham Preservation Society, 1943 - 1948
Document format of D/X 696/4/1


'1st List of Members' arranged alphabetically, c.1941 - c .1945 Originally enclosed in D/X 696/4/1
Document format of D/X 696/4/2


Members' names and addresses, c.1942 - c.1951
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Members' list, c.1941 - c.1951
Document format of D/X 696/4/4


Members' list, 1965 - 1967
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City of Durham Trust: list of members, 1965 - 1967
Document format of D/X 696/4/6


City of Durham Trust: list of members, c.1965 - 1973
Document format of D/X 696/4/7

Subscription lists (Ref: D/X 696/section 06)

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City of Durham Preservation Society: list of subscriptions, November 1941 - February 1956
Document format of D/X 696/5/1


City of Durham Preservation Socie ty: list of subscriptions, November 1941 - June 1946
Document format of D/X 696/5/2


City of Durham Preservation Society: list of subscriptions, November 1941 - 1956
Document format of D/X 696/5/3

Photographs etc. collected for The Story of Bearpark (Ref: D/X 696/section 07)

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Photographs collected for Douglas Pocock, A Mining World: The Story of Bearpark, County Durham , (1985), published by the City of Durham Trust


Photograph, with negative, of newly-recruited pitmen, 1916
Document format of D/X 696/8/1


Photograph of view from near Stotgate across the Browney Valley to Bearpark, 1984
Document format of D/X 696/8/2


Photograph of Sir Theodore Fry, n.d.
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Photograph of view of colliery from Institute, 1935
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Photograph of The Institute, with Institute Terrace, n.d.
Document format of D/X 696/8/5


Photograph of Aged Miners' Homes, n.d.
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Photograph of people in blacksmith shop, 1918
Document format of D/X 696/8/7


Photograph of locomotive named 'Florence ', 1924
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Photograph of colliery band during its first year, 1920
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Negative photograph of colliery St. John 's Ambulance Team with Dr. Brown Cup, 1927
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Photograph of seal of Bearpark Coal and Coke Company, Ltd., n.d.
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Photograph of bowls club, 1928
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Negative photograph of school garden and colliery tip heap, 1948
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Photograph of last gala parade of colliery ban ner depicting Billy Kingston, 1950
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Photograph of Bearpark Council School football team, 1945-1946
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Photograph of Fry Street showing central railway, c.1900
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Photograph of colliery ' Before chimneys demolished', n.d.
Document format of D/X 696/8/17


Photograph of Bearpark Welfare Bowling Club with Dr. Brown Cup and tradesmen' s medals, 1928
Document format of D/X 696/8/18


Photograph of engine for feeding beehive coke ovens, c.1900
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Negative photograph of engine for feeding beehive coke ovens, c.1900
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Photograph of 'Free Breakfast Workers' in soup kitchen, 1921
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Photograph of pitmen, 1918
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Negative photograph of school gardens and mission room, 1924
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Photograph of two men standing in front of lorry belonging to Bearpark Coal and Coke Company, 1925
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Photograph of marchers at Miners' Gala outside County Hotel, Durham, n.d.
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Photographs of pay book, 31 August 1872


Photograph of first sheet of pay book, for fortnight no. 13, ending 31 August 1872, photograph taken c.1985
Document format of D/X 696/8/26(1)


Photograph of second sheet of pay book for fortnight no. 13, ending 31 August 1872, photograph taken c.1985
Document format of D/X 696/8/26(2)


Negative photograph of sheet from pay book, no. 13 pay, ending 31 August 1972
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Photograph of gathering of Women' s Institute, mid-late 1930s
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Photograph of crowd at Miners' Gala, July 1952
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Photograph of children at school, c. 1900
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Negative photograph of children at school, c.1900
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Photograph of Swan Street, Bearpark, showing evidence of flooding, n.d. [c. 1920]
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Photograph of school group, n.d. [c. 1900]
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Photograph of The Croft, Bearpark, n.d. [c.1920]
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Photograph of The Croft, Bearpark, n.d. [c.1920]
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Photograph of Dixon family group, n.d. [ c.1930]
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Photograph of participants in an historical pageant in the Town Hall, Durham, n.d. [ c.1930]
Document format of D/X 696/8/37


Photograph of Bearpark Lodge banner, showing Bearpark Aged Miners' Home, n.d. [c.1970]
Document format of D/X 696/8/38


Souvenir leaflet issued on the dedication of plaques in St. Edmund' s Church, Bearpark, and Bearpark Methodist Church, to mark the closure of Bearpark Colliery on 7 April 1984, including a list of those killed at Bearpark Colliery, 1872-1984, July 1984
Document format of D/X 696/8/39

Questionnaires and Surveys (Ref: D/X 696/section 08)

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Questionnaire sheets completed by members of the City Trust concerning their interests and experience in the subjects covered by amenity societies, 1969 and August 1974
Document format of D/X 696/7/1


Summary of replies to the City of Durham Trust questionnaire, made by extra-mural groups in local history, 1968/69
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Second annual report of the Newton Hall Residents' Association, 1968 Attached: List of residents and their comments on amenities in Newton Hall, 1968
Document format of D/X 696/7/3


Schedule sheets and guide plan of tree survey conducted by the City of Durham Trust, 1972
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Correspondence (Ref: D/X 696/section 09)

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Correspondence between Gerald Harriss, History Department, 43 North Bailey, Durham, and F. Atkinson, The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, concerning a painted Tudor ceiling in Owengate House, 24 April - 3 June 1963
Document format of D/X 696/6/1


Correspondence between I. Atkinson, Honorary Secretary of the Durham Preservation Society, and Durham County Council concerning the preservation of a fireplace and doorway in Walkergate, 21 June - 29 July 1964
Document format of D/X 696/6/2


Correspondence between the Director of the Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, and G.L. Harriss, 211, Gilesgate, Durham, concerning the rescue of a bannister from 106, Claypath and the frontage of the Durham Ox, Gilesgate, 1 - 11 June 1965
Document format of D/X 696/6/3


Copy letter from R. Norris, Van Mildert College, Durham to Alderman H.C. Ferens, 38, Saddler Street, Durham, concerning the rescue of a staircase at 20, New Elvet, Durham, 1 November 1967
Document format of D/X 696/6/4


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Correspondence betwe en R. Norris, Van Mildert College, Durham, and the Director, Civic Trust for the North East, 26 Sutton Street, Durham, concerning the rescue and storage of old domestic implements from demolished houses, 29 March - 8 April 1968
Document format of D/X 696/6/7


Letter from R. Norris, Van Mildert College, Durham, to the City Engineer, Town Hall, Durham, concerning the whereabouts of the lintel to the Old Castle Hotel, 23 October 1968
Document format of D/X 696/6/8


Letter from Margot Johnson, 16, South Bailey, Durham enquiring about the whereabouts of the staircase and a painting from Sir John Duck 's house, Silver Street, Durham, 25 February 1974
Document format of D/X 696/6/9


Correspondence between the Assistant Director, Civic Trust for the North-East, 34 - 35 Saddler Street, Durham, and the Honorar y Secretary of the City Trust concerning co-operation with other amenity societies within the district boundaries, 21 - 23 August 1974
Document format of D/X 696/6/10

Durham Power Station Enquiry (Ref: D/X 696/section 10)

Durham Power Station Enquiry file containing copies of plans, photographs, letters and cuttings showing the negative impact the proposed power plant would have on the local area, 1944
Document format of D/X 696/10/1


Newspaper cutting from Durham County Advertiser entitled: Preservation Society. A sensational year. Durham City put in its proper place, 25 May 1944 Article contains comments by Dr C.A. Alington, Dean of the Durham Preservation Society, on the prospect of a power plant built in the vicinity of Durham City centre and its ancient buildings.
Document format of D/X 696/10/2/1


Three newspaper cuttings from The Times, 28 July 1944 1. Sites for power stations. Proximity to old buildings. 2. The view of Durham with letters to editor from J. Cunningham, The White House, Canterbury; Lord Esher, Chairman of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings; Alwyn Dunelm, Bishop of Durham; Lord Macmillan, Chairman of The Pilgrim Trust and J.W.F. Hill from Lincoln 3. continuation of the above All refer to plans to build a power plant in Durham City
Document format of D/X 696/10/2/2


Letters to Dr Alington, Chairman of the Durham Preservation Society, in support of the evidence to Durham Power Station Enquiry from: 2/Lt. W.A. Weightman, 2nd Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry (South East Asia Command); Abinger Hammer, Astronomer Royal, Greenwich Observatory; Lord Zetland, The National Trust; F.J. Osborn, Town and Country Planning Association, 13 November - 1 December 1944 Copies of most of these letters are included in D/X 696/10/1
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