Papers of the British Records Association (New Zealand)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Wills, deeds, etc. relating to businesses and private estates, 1858-1916.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1932, the British Records Association exists to encourage and assistwith the preservation, care, use and publication of historical records.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 646 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Custodial History

The papers were initially deposited with the British Records Association as follows:

  • Exemplification of the will of Elizabeth Goodison, 1893, through Bridges, Sawtell ∧ Adams, solicitors, of London
  • Settlement of property under the will of Edward Sidney Pink, 1908, 1916, and deeds, etc. concerning the New Zealand and Federal Co. Ltd., 1911-1912, through Taylor Garrett, solicitors, of London
  • Administration and will of Frederick Walter Cook, 1892, through Vizards, of London

Related Material

Wills, conveyances, sales of estates, Taranaki Steel Iron Company papers, etc.,1861-1908 (ref. MSS. N.Z. s. 5); further transferrals from the British Records Association relating toareas other than Australasia are listed in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996) and in Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Supplementary accessions to the end of 1977 andCumulative Index, compiled by Wendy S. Byrne (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1978).

Geographical Names