Papers of the County Court Officers' Association

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Executive committee minutes, 1895-1973, statement of claim for the review of the scales of pay of County Court Clerks and supplement, 1935; general instructions for the administration of County Court and District Registry Offices, 1967; County Court Officer , 1920-1976

Administrative / Biographical History

The County Court Association was established on 26 April 1895 as the Association of County Court Officials but became known as the County Court Association. It expanded to become the County Court (Clerks and Officers) Association in about 1912. The County Court (Clerks and Officers) Association became the County Court Officers' Association in May 1921, which became the Court Officers' Association on 1 January 1972. It was absorbed into the Civil and Public Services Association on 1 January 1974, where it was known as the Court Officers' Section.

Arrangement

This archive was received as part of a deposit by the Public and Commercial Services Union which was given the manuscript number MSS.415. Within the deposit the archives of each of the individual trade unions have been indicated by letters following the slash. Thus MSS.415/CCOA represents the County Court Officers' Association.The Modern Records Centre uses a classification scheme. For further details of the scheme, see www.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/mrcclass.shtml. It is compatible with ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description (2000).

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on access to these papers.

Acquisition Information

The archive was deposited by the Public and Commercial Services Union in September 2000.

Other Finding Aids

A box list for MSS.415 is available in the Centre's searchroom. A copy of this collection-level is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey's National Inventory of Documentary Sources .

Authority records exists for the County Court Association ( GB 152 AAR1802), the County Court (Clerks and Officers) Association (GB 152 AAR1801), the County Court Officers' Association (GB 152 AAR1691), the Court Officers' Association (GB 152 AAR1799) and the Civil and Public Services Association (GB 152 AAR0767).

Conditions Governing Use

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

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.

Accruals

Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

The Centre also holds the archives of the Public and Commercial Services Union and many of its other predecessors (MSS.415).