Records of the Borough of Barking

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

This collection comprises the records of the Borough of Barking and its predecessors, including the Barking Town Local Board and Barking Urban District Council, relating to public health, highways and building plans, parks, cemeteries and public buildings, education, libraries, electricity, musuems, welfare, finance and rates.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged according to the functions of the organisation, as well as chronology, the format of material and the needs of users.

Conditions Governing Access

Restrictions may apply if material contains the personal details of potentially living individuals. All other records within this collection are open to research and can be viewed at the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre. To make an appointment to visit the reading room, please telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Assistant Archivist in accordance with ISAD(G).

Other Finding Aids

For further information about the contents of this collection, please contact the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Conditions Governing Use

For further information about our reprographics and publication charges, please visit our website http://www.lbbd.gov.uk/MuseumsAndHeritage/BoroughArchivesandLocalStudies/Pages/Copyingandreproductionservices.aspx

Appraisal Information

Routine and duplicate material has been removed by the Borough Archivist.

Custodial History

The material within this collection was previously in the custody of various committees and departments that made up the Borough of Barking and its predecessors, including Barking Urban District Council.

Accruals

The acquisition of additional material is not expected.

Geographical Names