Sidney Barnsley Collection

Scope and Content

Gifts and purchases of material relating to Sidney Barnsley

Administrative / Biographical History

Sidney Barnsley, with his brother Ernest Barnsley and Ernest Gimson, designed and made furniture in the Cotswolds, from 1893. SB made independently at Sapperton until about 1924.


SBC/1 Sketches of a sideboard design, 1908

Access Information

Archive material may be viewed by appointment only.


This entry was compiled in October 2021 by Shirley Dixon, Crafts Study Centre Archivist.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogue on Crafts Study Centre database. A pdf copy is available on request.

Conditions Governing Use

Written permission must be sought before any archival material is published.

Appraisal Information

None timetabled.


It is likely that further Barnsley-related material will be offered to the CSC. Material of interest will be added to this collection.