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Guide to Hackney Archives collection 

Contents 

Part 1: 

General Introduction
(arrangement of guide; administrative history of Hackney area; scope and history of the collections)  

Part 2: 

1. Books and pamphlets
2. Periodicals
3. Newspapers
4. Cuttings collections
5. Directories
6. Electoral registers  

Part 3: 

7. Illustrations
8. Maps
9. Audio visual sources
10. Special collections  

Part 4: 

11. Local authority and predecessor authority records
11.1 Hackney parish
11.2 Hackney Board of Works
11.3 Hackney vestry
11.4 Hackney Metropolitan Borough 

Part 5: 

11.5 Shoreditch parish
11.6 Shoreditch vestry
11.7 Shoreditch Metropolitan Borough  

Part 6: 

11.8 Stoke Newington parish
11.9 Stoke Newington vestry  

Part 7: 

11.10 South Hornsey Local Board/Urban District Council
11.11 Stoke Newington Metropolitan Borough 

Part 8: 

12. Local records of central government
13. Other public body records
14. Records of law courts
15. Deanery records
16. Parish records (religious)
17. Records of non-Anglican religious bodies
17.1 Baptists
17.2 Congregational, Presbyterian and United Reformed
17.3 Independents
17.4 Methodists
17.5 Salvation Army
17.6 Unitarian 

Part 9: 

18. Records of institutions
18.1 Private schools and colleges
18.2 Independent charities, orphanages, almshouses and asylums
18.3 Dispensaries and hospitals
19. Manorial records 

Part 10: 

21. Clubs, societies, trade unions, associations and political parties
21.1 Clubs and societies
21.2 Trade unions and professional bodies
21.3 Political parties and associations  

Part 11: 

22 Business records
22.1 Large collections
22.2 Small collections  

Part 12: 

23. Family and estate records
24. Other archival documents and records
25. Antiquarian collections  

Part 13: 

26. Copies of source material held elsewhere
26.1 Local authority records
26.2 Public and court records
26.3 Parish and other religious records
26.4 Institutions
26.5 Manorial records
26.6 Clubs, trade unions etc
26.7 Business records
26.8 Family and personal records  

Part 14: 

27. Special indexes 

Part 15: 

28. Repository services (reprographic and other)
29. Publications
30. Other collections in the Hackney area
31. Local history, family history and related organisations
32. Select bibliography of Hackney local history

Second edition
1998

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Page updated: 27 Aug 2014 


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Contact details

Hackney Archives
Dalston CLR James Library and Hackney Archives
Dalston CLR James Library
Dalston Square
E8 3BQ
Opening Times
Tues-Thurs 9.30am - 5.30pm;
Fri 9.30am - 1pm;
Sat 10am - 5pm.
Closed Mon and Sun
Email: archives@hackney.gov.uk
Tel:020 8356 8925