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Sir Frederick Treves' family -searches by Messrs Hardy and Page..
Hardy and Page, Record Agents, London. Suggestions for putting Dorset county muniments in order..
Cerne Giant: correspondence concerning making the figure less 'obscene'..
Storage and supervision of manorial records in Dorset County Muniment Room and Dorset County Museum..
House of Commons Records Committee - missing borough records 1460-1540..
Two articles (one by Lt Col C D Drew) from the Dorset County Chronicle on Maiden Castle and excavations there..
Extract from Journal of John Wesley concerning an incident at Stalbridge..
Newspaper article by A C Cox on Dorset boroughs..
Articles by A C Cox on changes in County and parish divisions..
Dorset County Chronicle report of tercentenary celebration of incorporation of Dorchester borough. Interesting advertisement by Great Western Railway, Thurmans of Dorchester etc. on reverse..
Note by A C Cox on books published about the "Bloody Assizes" of 1685..
Genealogical research into Capt Peter Jolliffe of Poole by Alexander Pulling..
Genealogical research into John Webber of Langton Matravers and Swanage..
Read family of Hawkchurch..
Povington manor (Tyneham parish) and its connection with the abbey of Bec in Normandy..
Newscutting from Dorset County Chronicle on parliamentary representation of Dorchester borough, 1857..
Parliamentary centenary (Dorset) 1832-1932: article in Dorset County Chronicle by A C Cox..
Sir William Beveridge of London University. Enquiry into old local weights and measures for a History of Prices and Wages..
Land-Tax, Melbury Osmond, and Mr Barjew Pitcher, churchwarden and Tax Collector, 1780's..
Revd H G Harrison (rector of Blandford St Mary). Inquiries about fire of Blandford 1731, for a bicentenary booklet..
Poole, Parkstone and East Dorset Herald, with article on opening of Poole New Municipal Buildings by Lord Shaftesbury. Correspondence on Poole Borough..
Tolpuddle Martyrs centenary celebrations 1934..
Dorset Mental Hospital (Herrison) centenary: extracts from records on history of hospital made by A C Cox..
Annual Report of Dorset Mental Hospital (Herrison House), with photographs of old Hospital at Forston (Charminster) and new hospital..
Lady Caroline Damer. Correspondence with Mr R Carter of Blandford as to connection with one Robert Mitchell..
Old Dorset Customs: extract from Hutchins History of Dorset on Blessing the Boats at Abbotsbury, Byzant. Day at Shaftesbury. Correspondence with Lord Mayor's Secretary, Liverpool. (Liverpool Pageant)..
Extracts from various sources on Francis Bampfylde, Nonconformist minister and rector of Rampisham in the Interregnum, imprisoned in Newgate..
Origin of name "Durdle" or "Duddle" Door, West Lulworth..
Origin of "Nine Stones", Winterborne Abbas..
Durweston, meaning of "Lus Houses" and enquiries into county records relating to parish..
History of Stourton Caundle; extract from various sources, copy census returns, correspondence with Ordnance Survey about acreage of parish, for G W L Fernandes. [See G W L Fernandes and A E G Blades, History of Stourton Caundle, Dorchester 1973]..
Boundaries and acreage of Isle of Purbeck, Dorset..
Notices on bridges concerning Transportation penalty for wilful damage; date of Wool Bridge. (Includes a photograph)..
Dorset Quarter Sessions; enquiry into yeoman class..
Genealogical enquiry from America on Mills family..
Custom (apparently only Dorset) of Chairman of Quarter Sessions wearing a top hat..
Three men convicted for killing deer on Ashmore Common, 1817 and transported for seven years..
Notes, correspondence and newscuttings on the seal of Dorset County Council; inquiries into the use of "Dorset" or "Dorsetshire"..
Notes on Lord Lieutenancy and Deputy Lieutenancy of county, with list of same for Dorset, compiled by A C Cox..
John Clavel 1601-1642, highwayman and poet, of Glanvilles Wooton, Dorset..
Abbotsbury; Abbey ruins, St Catherine's Chapel. Portesham; Hardy's Monument..
Gilbert Wakefield, imprisoned at Dorchester for libel, 1799..
Sherborne Almshouse, examination of records. [Now deposited with Dorset Office. See D.204]..
Escape of Prince Charles (later Charles II) from Lyme Regis and Charmouth..
Arney family of Chalbury, Plomer family..
Course of River Cerne and confluence with River Frome at or near Grey's Bridge, Dorchester..
Sherborne and Castleton, Pinford and Snakey Lane footpaths..
"Southern Times", containing articles on enlargement of Weymouth Borough, and opening of new pier by H R H Prince of Wales. Also description of beating the borough bounds in 1896..
Official programme of opening of new town bridge, Weymouth, by H R H Duke of York. Invitation cards for receptions to celebrate event..
Sherborne Hundredal Courts, extract from Wildman's history of Sherborne..
Genealogical enquiry from America concerning John Hewitt, Crimean War veteran (?of Bere Regis)..
Grange Arch, near Creech Grange, Wareham..
Historical notes on borough of Dorchester..
Census returns for Dorset, and statistics..
Weymouth marine history, by A M Gill. Article in "Southern Times"..
Sabine family of Muckleford (Bradford Peverell parish)..
Shroton Fair: notes..
Coroner's Plot and Hayward's Field, Gillingham: disputed ownership..
Wyke Regis Halt: disappearance of public rights of way..
Spelling of Child (or Childe) Okeford: notes..
Tables of Wages from Dorset Quarter Sessions, etc. 1727-1757.
Newspaper article by Revd R G Bartelot on Dorset Lay Subsidy 1333.
Mowlem family: correspondence and notes..
Poor allotment made under Inclosure Act 1855, and other charities at Glanvilles Wooton..
St Loe family of Fontmell Farm..
Sherborne Causeway (Shaftesbury-Sherborne road) and Acts applicable to it. Inquiry by Statute Law Committee..
Early food prices: extract from claims following Sturminster Newton Fire, 1729; returns of Corn Prices in Dorset, 1773..
"Wither Poole?", pamphlet by Sir James Marchant advocating Poole becoming a County Borough of joining with Bournemouth. Newspaper reviews and letters by A C Cox opposing this..
Status of Road in West Moors and district, including Three-Legged Cross..
"Roman and Prehistoric Sites in and near Dorchester" by Captain J E Acland, curator of Dorset County Museum..
"Sutton Waldron Parish and Village" by H C Warren..
Souvenir Programme for celebration of 75th anniversary of Congregational Chapel, South Street, Dorchester, with historical notes..
"Centenary of Local Government" published by Dorset County Council (2 copies). The Times Local Government Centenary number..
Dorset County Chronicle account of visit by German prisoners of war who were interned at Poundbury barracks, Dorchester..
Article in Dorset County Chronicle by A C Cox on Abbotsbury parish records..
Article in "Dorset County Chronicle" by A C Cox on Salkeld Bridge, Lydlinch, named after Lieut Philip Salkeld V.C..
"Local Government Whiskers" by A C Cox, in Dorset County Chronicle (concerns fashions in beards amongst members of Dorset County Council)..
Correspondence and newspaper article on public hanging of Martha Brown at Dorchester, 1856..
Robert Viney: genealogical enquiry..
Rights of way over Eggardon Hill (Powerstock parish)..
"The Waste of Daylight" by William Willett FRAS..
Enrolment of Bargains and Sales relative to Dorset: enquiry form W G Hoskins, University of Leicester..
Rules under the Clergy Disclipline Act.
Handbook and Guide to Puddletown Church by Canon A L Helps..
Ringstead: history and population..
Notes on Dorchester Prisons, with list of Gaolers and Prison Governors..
Reports and minutes.
Notes on Colliton House, Dorchester and red brick building with Stone Mask and inscription "F C 1727". (Note that latter building demolished 1947 and mask and inscription placed in Dorset County Museum)..
Notes by A C Cox on Bridport-Beaminster Turnpike Minute Book, 1754-1812.
County Council Jubilee celebrations, 1889-1939, and proposed issue of Jubilee Book on Local Government..
Allowances to Counsel or Solicitors in Quarter Sessions criminal proceedings..
Notes by A C Cox on Quarter Sessions Record Book 1625-1637, recovered for the Dorset County Records at a public auction, 1899..
Letter from Albert Edwards, Imperial Institute, concerning Dorset Representatives to the Institute..
Sil Jordan of Lyme Regis 1565-1613, marine adventurer who went to Bermudas. Correspondence and newspaper article, Dorset Daily Echo..
Dorset Daily Echo, containing report of laying of foundation stone of County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, by Earl of Shaftesbury..
Two articles in Dorset County Chronicle on Defence of Dorset against Invasion, 1796-1804..
Correspondence with Ordnance Survey on spelling of Dorset place-names, with some lists of various spellings adopted at different times..
Spelling of Haselbury (or Hazelbury) Bryan..
Brief history of Dorset County Council and County Buildings by A C Cox. Later note on early mention of Shire Hall in Dorchester.
Copy of "Local Government Service" containing article by A C Cox on 50 years of local government work, published shortly before his retirement. Draft of article and correspondence..
Debate between Societies of Dorset Men in London and Yorkshiremen in London as to which county contributed the most towards the progress of civilization. Notes prepared by A C Cox..
Revival of Plough Monday celebrations in Dorchester..
Spelling of Upwey (Upway)..
Report in Southern Times of visit by British Archaeological Association to Weymouth and Corfe Castle..
Newspaper review of book published by D A Willets on life of Judge Jefferies, Lord Chief Justice to James II (relates only to Dorchester Assize)..
Newspaper article by A C Cox on losses of salt and malt certified in Dorset Quarter Sessions..
Hundreds, Liberties and Boroughs in Dorset: lists and notes and correspondence..
Calendar of farm accounts, 1783-1791, of Thomas Bastard of Charlton Marshall, with additional notes and transcript of funeral bill, Thomas Bastard 1791 [see Museum Collection S339]..
Rough notes on Dorset murder trials, 1843-1935..
Dorset County Chronicle, containing an article on status of Holy Trinity and St Peter's churches, Dorchester..
Paper on Agriculture Riots in Dorset, 1830, by W H Parry-Okeden, reprinted from Dorset County Chronicle..
Dorset County Chronicle and Somersetshire Gazette..
Dorset County Chronicle, 19th January, 1928, containing articles on death and funeral of Thomas Hardy..
The Hardy Players: short history by A C Cox..
William Barnes, Dorset dialect poet: correspondence with BBC Western Region, about proposed programme on life of Barnes. Newspaper cutting about appearance of Dorchester in Barnes time. Dialect shop notice (copy) from Falmouth..
Dorset County Chronicle special edition (edited by A C Cox) for Jubilee of Local Government, 1889-1939. Also newspaper cutting describing laying of foundation stone of new County Council buildings, Dorchester, 1939..
Earliest clay mines in Dorset: correspondence with American Consulate in Southampton..
Account of restoration of Church of St Andrew, Winterborne Tomson by Society for the Protestation of Ancient Buildings, financed by Hardy Memorial Fund..
Notes on Alexander family of Swanage, London, etc..
Coronation Bonfires, instructions to and correspondence with Local Government offices..