Papers of V. J. Walton of Reading, Berks.

Scope and Content

Pocket diaries of V. J. Walton, 1950-1960; three printed sheets relating to the Bon Amis Cycling Club Touring Section, ?1930s. "The Clubman's Cycle Racing Record Book": Road Time Trials and Personal Massed Start Cycling Races: record section used, 1949-1965. Club journals, programme, Bates Bros Cycles Ltd catalogue, c. 1940; cycling manual and cycling aids; National Cyclists' Union Official Touring - Route - Books, 1905-1995.

Administrative / Biographical History

The diaries and touring section sheets belonged to V. J. Walton, who was probably an official of the Bon Amis Cycling Club.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre by the National Cycle Archive, 22 July 1993and 2 February 2006.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

Other deposits by the National Cycle Archive (MSS.328).