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R. Cutter, Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed and on cards ;

Lectures ; School libraries ; Museum ; Art gallery ; Students'

room ; Executive com. ; Branch : i ; Delivery station j i.
BO'NBSS. (Urban District, pop. 2,682.)

PuBUc; 1901 ; Mr. Jambs M. Moir; id.; Ina ^£200; C. i.

Vs. L. ^,000, R. 1,000 ; Tidkets 1,300 ; Its. L. 21,000, R. 200 ;

L. Indicator, R. Open access ; Class. L. Subjeeti EL ]>«wey\;

Cat. L. Diet, printed, R. MS. ; Lectures ; £xecutiv« com.



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684 THE LITERARY YEAR-BCX)K [part n.

BOURMBHOUTH. (County Borougfa.^pop. 70,000.) .

PuBUc; 1893; ^^' Charlies Riddlb; id.; Rated; Inc.

£2,4Bo ; Ann. Expend. : Books £620, Bind. ;£xoo. Period. ;£200,

SaL and wages £575 ; Assist. M. 9, C. 5 ; Vs. L. 25»ooo» R-

3,100; Tickets 7,269; Iss. L. 206,931, R. 13,664; L. Open

access and card changing ; Qass. L. and R. Brawn's ; <J&t.

classified printed ; Sch^ libraries ; CoU. for the Blind ;

Executive com. ; Branches : 4.
BOBTON.

PuBUc; 1904.
BOWDBN (Seottand).

Public ; 1902.
BRADFORD. (County Borough, pop. 288,544.)

Public ; 1871 ; Mr. Butlbr Wood ; 2d. ; Rated ; Inc. ;f 12,000 ;

Ann. Expend. : Books and Bind. ;£ 1,690, Period. £120. ^gL

(lifararies only) /2,3So ; Assist. M. 31, F. 14, C. 15 ; Vs. jL

90,826, R. 50,516 ; Tickets 15,589 ; Iss. L. 681,990, R, 74,411 ;

L. Card charging. R. Am. forms ; Class L. and R. Dewey ;

Cat. L. I>ict. printed, K. Classified, additions on cards ;

Museum ; Yorkshire cc^. ; Textile works ;. Branches : 21.
Bradford Library and Literary Society; 1774; Miss J.

Rhodes ; Vs. 30,000 ; Tickets 457.
Mechanics' Institute; 1832; Mr. E. W. Roberts; Rated;

Inc. ;^2,562 ; Ann. Expend. : Books £216, Bind. £61, Period.

£111, SaL and wages ^£468, Loans ;£385 ; Assist. M. 3, C. 4,

vs. L. 25,051 ; Tickets 1,060 ; Iss. L. 4^,571 ; L. Card char^g.

R. Open access ; Class. Main classes ; Cat L. Classified

printed ; and MS. Lectures ; Reading circles ; Open to

subscribers only.
Rawdon College ; 1804 ; Vs. 9,000.

Yorkshire United Independent College ; 1756 ; Vs. 10.000.
BRAINTRBE and BOOKING. (Urban District, pop. 5.330.)

Literary and Mechanics' Institution ; 1844 ; Mr. Hbnrt

Smith; Vs. 4»3J3«
BRAT (IrtliBd).

PuBUC ; 1899. (Acts not in operation.)
BREOHIH. (Borough, pop. 7,959)

Public ; 1893 ; Mr. J. W. Manning ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ;£23o ;

Vs. L. 8,000, R. 800; Tickets 1,600; Iss. L. 21,703; L.

Indicator, R. App. forms ; Cat. L. and R. Diet printed ;

Executive com.
BRBBTFORD. (Urban District, pop. 16,000.)

Public ; 1889 ; Mr. Fred Turner, F.R.Hist.S. ; id. ; Rated ;

InCi £42$ ; Ann. Expend. : Books £2$, Bind. ]£2o. Period. £^,

Sal. and wages, ;£225 ; Assist. M. i, C. i ; Vs. L. 6,700. R.

2,500 ; Tickets 2,900 ; Iss. L. 25.567, R. 1,100 ; L. Indicator,

R. App. iorms ; Class. L. and R. Brown's Subject ; Cat.

L. and R. Classified printed ; Lectures.
BRBHTWOOD.

Public ; 1903. (Acts not in operation.)



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PART II.] LIBRARIES 685

BRIDGEND.

Public ; 1901.
BRIDOWATER. (Borough, pop. 15,168.)

Public ; i860 ; Mr. H. J. Croker ; id. ; Inc. ;f26o ; Ann.
Expend. : Books, Bind., Period. £40, Sal. and wages ;£ioo ;
Assist. C. I ; Vs. L. 3, 077, R. 600 ; Tickets 550 ; L. Indicator,
R. App. forms ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. L. Classified typed,
R. Diet. MS.
BRIBRLBT HILL. (Urban District, pop. 12,042.)

Public ; 1875 ; Mr. Joseph H. Dudley ; Not rated ; Vs. 3,000 ;
Tickets 500 ; L. Indicator ; Class. Subject and authcM: alpha-
betical ; Cat. Qassified printed.
BRIGHOUSB. (Borough, pop. 22,000.)

Public, Victoria ; 1897 ; Mr. J. A. Wroe ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.
/350 ; Ann. Expend. : Books £$0, Bind /20, Period. £30,
Sal. and wages £172 ; Assist. M. 2, C. i ; Vs. L. 6,700, R. 800 ;
Tickets 3,800; Iss. L. 51,964, R. 6,624; L. and R. open
access ; Class. L. and R. Adjustable ; Cat. L. Classified printed,
R. Classified sheaf ; Yorkshire coll. ; Museum ; Art Gallery '4
Executive com. ; Branch : i.
BRIGHTON. (County Borough, pop. 129,023.)

Public ; 1873 (local act) ; Mr. Henry D. Roberts ; 3d. ;
Rated and Income Tax ; Inc. ;£8,86i ; Ann. Expend. : Books
and Bind. ;£8o5, Period. £191, Sal. and wages (excluding
museum) £1.937, Loans ^£2,5 50 ; Assist. M. 13, F. 6, C. 9 (not
including mus. and art. gall, staff) ; Vs. L. 33,253, R. 30,000 ;
Tickets 16,000 ; Iss. L. 272,212, R. 22,980 ; L. Indicator for
fiction, open access and card charging for non-fiction, R.
App. form and open access ; Class. X. and R. Dewey ; Cat.
L. Classified printed, author on cards, R. Classified sheaf and
author on cards ; Museum ; Art gallery ; Lectures ; County
coll. ; Oriental books ; Sussex photographic survey.
BRISTOL. (City, pop. 364,000.)

Public; 161 3, Acts adopted 1874; Mr. Edward R. Norris
Mathews, F.R.Hist.S.. F.R.S.L. ; i Jd. (additional Jd. for
Art Gallery) ; Rated, New Cent. Lib. pays Income Tax
and Inh. Ho. Duty ; Inc. ;£9.326 ; Ann. Expend. : Books
;Ji,90o, Bind, done at Ubrary, Period. ;£450, Sal. and wages
23,750, Loans ;£i.446 ; Assist. M. 7, F. 44, C. 20 ; Vs. L.
89,709, R. 100,000 ; Tickets 21,421 ; Iss. L. 464,103, R,
286,569; L. Indicator, R. App. forms; Class. L. and R.
Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet, printed, R. Classified on cards (will
be prmted) ; Children's reading-room ; Early printed books
and MSS. ; Branches : 9.

Incorporated Law Society's ; 1770 ; Mr. James J. Thomas ;
Assist. I ; Vs. 8,000 ; Tickets 220.
BRITON FERRT (Glamorgan). (Urban District, pop. 6,973.)

Public ; 1898 ; Mr. R. L. Thomas ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ;^i25 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books £30, Bind. £10, Period. ;^20, Sal. and
wages ^78, Loans £32 ; Vs. L. 2,761, R. 216 ; Tickets 1,060 ;

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686 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [part ii.

Iss. L. 13,909, R. 520; L. Indicator, R. App. forms and
open access ; Class. L. Brown's ; Cat. L. .Classified printed,
R. Classified MS. ; Cases of specimen leaves of all vaneties
of trees within nine-mile radius.
BROHLST (Kent). (Borough, pop. 32,000.)

Public; 1892; Mr. William J. Harris; id.; Inc. 3^1.270;
Ann. Expend. : Books ;£300, Bind. £60, Period. j£8o, Sal. and
wages ;£46o, Loans £186; Assist. M. 3, C. 2; Vs. 12,803,



R. 2,000; Tickets 4,500; Iss. 111,109; L. and R. open access
and card charging ; Class. L. and R. Dewey modified ; Cat.
L. and R. Author and title on cards, subject index printed ;
Lectures ; School libraries ; Delivery stations : 4.
BROMSGROVE. (Urban District, pop. 8,418.)

Literary Institute ; i860 ; Mr. T. Edwards Ince ; Inc.
^300 ; Vs. 3,500 ; Tickets 500 ; Iss. 11,000 ; L. Ledger ; Cat.
Classified printed.
BROAIGHTOH (Wrexham).
f^ Public ; 1895. (Acts not in operation.)
BROUOHTT FERRT (Seotland). (Parish.)

Corbet; 1845 ; Vs. 1,800.
BRTNHAWR.

Public ; 1897.
BUCKLEY.

Public; 1902.
BURNLET. (County Borough, pop. 104,000.)
Pubuc ; 1898.* (Acts not yet in operation.)
Co-operative ; 1862 ; Mr. Thomas Booth ; Assist. M. i ;
Vs. L. 8,000, R. 300 ; Tickets 2.100 ; Iss. L. 90,000. R. 100 ;
L. Indicator ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. Diet. ; Lectures ;
Branch : i ; Vs. 500 ; Assist, i ; Iss. 1,040.
Literary Institute ; Mr. Wm. Rams bottom.
Mechanics* Institution ; 1834 ; Mr. J. R. Marsden ; Rated ;
Inc. ;f2,ioo ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ioo, Bind. ^£24, Period.
£153, Sal. and wages £290 ; Assist. M. 2, C. 5 ; Vs. L. 21,000,
K. 290; Tickets, 1,400; Iss. L. 51,000, R. 2,000; L. Card
charging ; R. open access ; Class. L. Alphabetical subject ;
Cat. Diet, subjects printed.
BURNTISLAND. (Borough, pop. 3,265.)

Public ; 1905. (Library in course of erection.)
BURSLEH. (Borough, pop. 38,766.)

Pubuc ; 1863 ; Mr. James Rigby ; Vs. 7,500.
Wedgwood Instttutb ; 1870 ; Mr. Smith Bagnall Baker ;
Vs. 9,500.
BURTON-ON-TRENT. (County Borough, pop. 50,386.)

Public ; 1893 I Mr. Samuel T. W. Grose ; jd. ; Inc. 1^980 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ly^. Bind. /20, Period, i^, Sal. and
wages £z^S» Loans £211 \ Assist. M. 2, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 10,000,
R. 1,850; Tickets 2,200; Iss. L. 62,000, R. 671 ; L. Indicator,
R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Subject, not Brown's ; Cat.
L. and R. Diet, printed ; Branch reading-rooms : 2.



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PART n.] LIBRARIES 687

BUR WELL. (Parish, pOT. 1.974)

POBUC ; 1895 ; Mr. Ernbst Webb ; Vs. 600.
BURT. (County Borough, pop. 60,000.)

Public ; 1897 » Mr. H. Townbnd ; 3d. ; Rated ; Inc. 1^3,300 ;

Ann. Expend.: Books ;£300, Bind. £7$, Period. :£iio. Sal.

and wages £6$$, Loans ;£i,50o ; Assist. M. 4. F. 2. C 3. and

2 cleaners ; Vs. L. 14.000, R. 4,000 ; Tickets 2,721 ; iss. L.

74.649. R. 6.799; L- Indicator, R. App. forms; Class. L.

Brown's subject to be introduce, R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet.

printed and on cards, R. Classified on cazds; Children's

Lending Dept. ; School libraries ; Executive com. (Art

gallery and museum in connection.)
Athbnaum ; Mr. Wilson Robinson ; Ann. Expend. : Books

/60, Bind. £1$ ; Assist. M. i, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 9.000, R. i.ooo ;

Tickets 600; Iss. L. 17,136; Newsroom; Billiard-room;

Delivery station. (Open to subscribers 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.)
District Co-opbrativb Socibtibs ; i860 ; Mrs. Martha

WiLDB ; Inc. £1 ,300 ; Assist. F. i ; Vs. L. 16.400 ; Tickets

2,800 ; Iss. L. 49,272 ; L. Card charging ; Class. Dewey ;

Cat. Diet, printed ; Public admitted. (Open 9.30 a.m. to

8 p.m.)
BURT PORT.

Public ; 1903.
BURT ST. EDMUNDS. (Borough, pop. 16.255.)
Public; 1895.

Athenjbum ; 1853 ; Mr. E. Arnold Crack ; Vs. 25.000.
BUXTOK. (Urban District, pop. 10,181.)

Public ; 1886 ; Mr. Thomas Alan Sarjant ; id. ; Inc. £4S7

(including ^d. for museumj ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£8o.

Bind. £so. Period. /45. Sal. and wages ;Ji54, Loans fyS;

Assist. M. I, C. I ; Vs. L. 6,607, ^ i»oi9 ; Tickets 2,089 1

Iss. L. 38,897, R. 625 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Oa^.

L. Main classes, R. Subject (own system) ; Cat. L. Diet.

printed, R. MS. ; Derbyshire coll. ; Museum ; Executive

com.

oALme.

Public; 1904.
GAMBBRWBLU See LOHDOIT.

OAMBORNB. (Parish, pop. 14,726.)

Public ; 1893 : ^* Jacob LaIty.
CAHBRIDOE. (Borongh. pop. sS,S79,)

Public; 1853; Mr. Arthur Kenton; i}d. ; Inc. ;f 1,374;

Ann. Expend. : Books ;J240, Bind. £6$, Period. 3^147,

Sal. and wages 3^519; Assist. M. 5, F. i, C. i; Vs. L;

40,000, R. 13,000 ; Tickets 2,635 » Iss. L. 138,458, R, 4,270 ;

L. Ledger, R. App. forms and open access ; Class. L. and R.

Main classes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed ; Children's

reading-room ; School libraries ; Shakespeariana ; Executive

com. ; ^Branches : 3 (tndiides Chesterton).



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688 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [part ii.

AHBRIDGB {coniinued)—

Christ's Collbge ; 1505; Mr. Norman M'Lban, M.A. ; Vs.

15,000.
Clare College ; 1346 ; Vs. 25,000.
Corpus Christi College ; fifteenth century ; Vs. 7,000.
Downing College ; 1800 ; Vs. 4,000.
Emmanuel College ; 1584-86 ; Vs. 22,000.
FiTz WILLI AM Museum ; 1816 ; Vs. 15.000.
GiRTON College ; 1869 ; Miss B. S. Phillpotts ; Vs. 11,500.
GoNviLLX AND Caius COLLEGE ; 1441 ; Ptofessor J. S. Rsro ;

Vs. 7,000.
Jesus College ; Mr. Edwin Abbott, M.A. ; Assist. M. i ;

Vs. 12,500 ; Cat Dictionary.
King's College ; 1441 ; Vs. 25,000.

Magdalene College ; Mr. Percy Lubbock, M.A. ; Vs. 7,800.
, Pepysian Library, containing shorthand MS. of the Diary ;

Cou. of piints and ballads. (Admission by appointment

only.)
Newnham College ; 1882 ; Vs. 8,500.
Pembroke College; 1347; Mr. Ellis H. Minns, M.A. ;

Inc. £iso ; Assist. M. i ; Vs. L. 27,000, R. 1,000 ; Cat. Diet.

MS. ; Coll. of 350 MSS., catalogued.
Peterhouse (Peme ; 1 597) ; Vs. 9,000.
Philosophical; 1881 ; Vs. 12.000.
Queen's College ; 1448 ; Mr. F. G. Plaistowb, M.A. ; Vs. L.

and R. 40,000 ; App. forms and open access ; Class. L. and

R., Home's ; Cat. Diet, and Class, printed and MS. ; Colls.

of Latin, Greek, Persian, etc., MSS. ; Black-letter books and

Incunabula ; Early Bibles ; 4th folio of Shakespeare ; Tokens

and coins, eta
Ridley Hall; i88^^Vg. jt.QQQ:



St. CAiKJiiAIWfi*S College ; 1475 ; Vs. 13,000.

St. John's College; 151 i ; Mr. J. H. A. Hart. M.A. ; Vs

60,000, and 1,200 MSS.
Sidney Sussex College; 1598; Vs. 5,000. Includes the

Taylor ; Vs. 2,000.
Trinity College ; 1546 ; Rev. R. Sinker, D.D. ; Vs. 90.000.
Trinity Hall ; 1350 ; Vs. 7,000 (some chained).
Union SocieIy ; 1815 ; Vs. 24,500.
University ; 1444 ; Mr. Francis Jenkinson, M.A., Litt-D. ;

Inc. £7,000 ; Assist. 27 ; Vs. 720,000 (in addition, 9,000 MS.

and 80,000 Maps) ; Cat. Author printed (also cats, of MSS.,

Early English books, and special collections).
CAMPBELTOWN. (Parish, pop. 8,000.)

Public; 1898; Mr. Donald M'Kinlay; id.; Rated and

Income Tax ; Inc. ;f3i2 ; Ann. Expend. : Books /40, Bind.

/20. Period. £ss, Sal. and wages. ^125 ; Assist. M. i, C. 3 ;

Vs. 12,000; Tickets 1,950; Iss. L. 34.73<5 ; L. Indicator;

Class. Alphabetical ; Cat. L. Diet, printed and MS. ; Museum ;
- . — ^-^^ gallery ; Executive com.
CANNING TOWN. See WEST HAM.



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PART II.] LIBRARIES 689

OANTERBURT. (Pop. 25.000.)

Public ; 1858 ; Mr. Hy. Thomas Mead ; id. ; Inc. fyj^ ;

Ann. Expend. : Books ^£56, Bind. 1^7, Period. ;£6o» Sal.

and wages ;£3o8, Loans ;£288 ; Assist. M. 2, C. i ; Vs. L.

5,090, R. 3,800 ; Tickets 1,500 ; Iss. L. 59,000, R, 2,340 ;

L. Indicator ; R. Open access ; Class. L. Main classes, R.

Adjustable ; Cat. L. Diet, printed, R. Diet, on cards ; County

coll. ; Museum ; Executive com.
Cathedral ; 1660 ; Rev. £. Moore, D.D. ; Assist. M. 2 ; Vs.

i3»ooo.
St. Augustine's College ; 1848 ; Rev. P. H. L. Brbrbton,

M.A. ; Vs. 18,000.
OARDIFF. (City and County Borough, pop. 170,000.)

PuTBLic ; 1862; Mr. John Ballinger ; i^d. ; Inc. ^f 7,815 ;

Ann. Expend. : Books ;£850, Bind, i^io. Period, ijfio,

Sal. and wages ;f2,3i2, Loans ;fi,775 ; Assist. M. 18,

F. 14, C. II ; Vs. L. 56,962, R. 87.145; Tickets 13,010;

Iss. L. 301,529, R. 64,684; L. Indicator (open access at

3 branches], R. App. forms and open access ; Class. L and.

R. Main classes (Dewey at 2 branches) ; Cat. L. and R.

Classified printed in sections ; Children's rooms ; Lectures ;

School libraries ; Branches : 5, and i reading-room.
County ; 1881 ; Vs. 3,000.

University College ; 1883 ; Assist. 2 ; Vs. 22,000.
CARLISLE. (Borough, pop. 46.000.)

PuBuc ; 1890 ; Mr. Thomas Gray ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ;£i,300 ;

Ann. Expend. : Books /120, Bind. ;£ioo, Period. £100, Sal.

and wages {,^70 ; Assist. M. 4, F. i , C. 5 (also assist, in museum

and school of art) ; Vs. L. 17,743, R. 6,580 ; Tickets 4,396 ;

Iss. L. 106,250 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms and open access ;

Class. Main classes ; Cat. L. Diet, printed, R. Classified on

cards ; Children's lending dept. ; Lectures ; Museum ;

Art gallery ; Bibliotheca Jacksoniana, a coll. of books on

Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire ; Executive

com.
Cathedral ; 1660 ; Vs. 4,000.
GARLTOK (Notts). (Urban District, pop. 10,041.)

Public ; 1887 ; Miss A. Pegg ; Vs. 1,600.
OARMARTHBK. (Borough, pop. 10,025.)

Literary Institute ; 1840 ; Vs. 5,500.
OARNARVOK* (Borough, pop. 9>76o.)

Public ; 1886 ; Miss G. K. A. Thomas ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.

/150; Assist. F. I, C. I ; Vs. L. 2,000; L. Card charging;

Class. L. Close ; Cat Classified printed ; Executive com.
OASHEL.

Diocesan ; 1729 ; Vs. 16,000.
CASTLE DOUGLAS.

Public ; 1902 ; Mr. James Thomson ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. £7^ ;

Vs. L. 3,000 ; Tickets 700 ; Iss. L. 20,000, R. 100 ; Executive

com.
Mechanics' Institute ; Vs. 2,500.



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OASTLEFORD. (Urban District, pop. 17,3^6.)

Public ; 1902 ; Mr. Chris. Robinson ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. £220 ;
Assist. I ; Vs. L. 3,200, R. 100 ; Tickets 1,400; L. Indicator;
Cat. L. and R. Diet. Classified printed ; Executive com.
flUbrary not yet opened a year.)
OATHOABT (Seotland).

CoupER Institute ; 1887 ; Vs. 3.S00.
OATRIKE (Sootland). (Parish, pop. 2,584.)

United Public; Vs. 4,500. (Subscription.)
OAVERSHABL

PuBUc ; 1905. (Library in course of erection.)
CHADDERTON.

Public ; 1902.
CHATHAIL (Borough, pop. 40.938.)

PuBuc ; 1894 ; Mr. E. E. Buddery ; id. ; Inc. £6/^ ; Ann.
Expend. : Books ;£ioo, Bind. £4$, Period. £4$, Sal. and
wages £220, Loans £93 ; Assist. M. 2, C. i ; Vs. L. 5,800,
R. 650; Tickets 3.000; Iss. L. 80,000, R. 1,000; L, Indi-
cator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Adjustable ; Cat.
L. and R. Diet printed.
CHBOKBKDEN.

Public ; 1895. (Library now a subscription institutioii.)
CHELMSFORD- (Borough, 18,000.)

Public ; 1902 ; Mr. John W. Howarth ; id. ; Rated, Income
Tax; Inc. ;£420 ; Ann. Expend.: Bind. ^15, Period* £^k,
Sal. and wages ;£i56. Loans £27 ; Assist. F. i, C 2 ; Vs. L.
3,500, R. 1,000 ; Tickets 1,400 ; Iss. L. 70,000 ; L. and R,
Open access and card charging ; Class. L. Cutter expansive ;
Cat. L. Cards ; (Library recently opened. Museum with
additional ^d. rate.)
CHELSEA. See LOITDON.
CHELTEKHAIL (Borough, pop. 50,000.)

Public ; 1883 ; Mr. William Jones ; id. ; Inc. £t,S7o; Ann.
Expend. : Books ;£i05. Bind. £3^, Period. /70, Sal. and
wages ;£450, Loans £6so ; Assist. M. 4, C. 1 ; Vs. L. i6»20O.
R. 18,000 ; Tickets 4,500 ; Iss. L. 109.584, R. 14.787 : L,
Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Main Oinm ;
Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed, additions on caids ; Shakespeare
coll. ; " Day Library " of Nat. Hist. ; Buchanan colL of art
books ; Museum ; Executive com.
College ; 1866 ; Mr. John Dartbn ; Vs. 10,000.
Subscription ; 1863 ; Mr. James T. Presley ; Rated ; Inc.
;£20o ; Vs. 16,000 ; L. Day-book and ledger ; Class. Main
classes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed.
CHESHUNT (Herts). (Urban District, pop. 13,000.)

Public ; 1904 ; Mr. Oswald C. Hudson ; id. ; Inc. ;£22o ;
Ann. Expend. : Books £1$, Bind. ;£20, Period. ;£20, Sal.
and wages £106 ; Assist. C. i ; Vs. L. 2,012, R. 32 ;
Tickets 1,000; L. Indicator (for fiction) and card charging;
Cat. Classified printed ; Childrens* lending dept. (Libnury
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BART 11.1 LIBRARIES 691

0HB8TEB. (City and County Borough, pop. 38,309.)

Public ; 1873 ; Mr. Edwin C. Brown ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ^£860 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ^84, Bind. £$6, Period. ;£64, SaL
and wages, ^£320, Loans ;£i29 ; Assist. M. 3, C. 2 ; Vs. L.
12,762, R. 8,981 ; Tickets 1,649; Iss. L. 51,0(59, R. 18,710;
L. Indicator R. App. forms and open access ; Class. L.
Numerical in main classes, R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet, printed
and sheai, R. Diet, cards ; Lectures.
Cathedral (medieval) ; Vs. 1,200.
CHESTERFIELD. (Borough, pop. 30,000.)

Public ; 1875 J Mr. D. Gorman ; id. ; Income Tax ; Inc. ;£462 ;
Ann. Expend.: Books £13, Bind. /15, Period. ^48, Sal. and
waxes £178, Loans ^238 ; Assist. M. i, and i cleaner ; Vs. L.
and R. 18,000 ; Tickets 2,500 ; Iss. 68,250 ; L. Indicator,
R. App. forms ; Cat. Diet, printed and on cajds ; Executive
com. ; Branch : i (reading-room).
CHBSTERTOH.

Public ; 1897 ; ^d. (See Cambridge.)
OHIOHESTER. (Borough, pop. 12,244!)

Cathedral ; 1660 ; Prebendary Frazer ; Vs. 4,000.
Institute ; 1827 ; Mr. Eugene E. Street, F.S.A., (Hon.
Lib.) ; Assist. M. j (Hon.), C. 2 ; Vs. L. and R. 8,000 ;
Ledger charging ; Class. Mam classes ; Lectures ; Museum.
Library Society ; 1794 ; Vs. 8,500.
OHIPPING WYCOMBE.

P ublic; 1890.
OHIRK.

Public ; 1902.
OHISWIGK. (Urban District, pop. 33,000.)

Public ; 1890 ; Mr. Henry John Hewitt ; id. ; Taxed, not
rated; Inc. /890 ; Ann. Expend.: Books £iSO, Bind. ;J68,
Period. £76, Sal. and wages £346, Loans, £$g ; Assist. M. 2,
C. I ; Vs. L. 8,610, R. 2,200 ; Tickets 6,953 ; Iss. L. 110,030,
R- 4*396 « L. Indicator (for fiction) and card charging* R.
App. sups ; Class. L. and R. Decimal ; Cat. L. Diet prmted
ana on cards (subject in course of pub. in sections), R. Diet,
and subject printed and on cards ; Executive com.
CHORLBT. (Borough, pop. 28,000.)

Public ; 1897 '» ^^' Edward McKnight ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.
^4^0 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£40, Bind. £2$, Period. £$6,
Sal. and wages, £206, Loans £S ; Assist. M. i, C. i ; Vs. L.
6,771, R. 3,940 ; Tickets 2,000 ; Iss. L. 40.000, R. 1,500 ;
L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ; Cat.
Diet, and classified, printed and on cards ; Children's reading-
room ; Lectures.
GIRBffOESTER. (Urban District, pop. 7,700.)

Public, Bingham ; 1905 ; Mr. A. G. Bradbury ; Rated ;

C. 2 ; Vs. L. 7,343, R. i,oi2 ; Tickets 1,476 ; L. Indicator, R.

App. forms ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed ;

Lectures ; Art needlework classes ; Gymnasium ; SmOk^room ;

1^ Room for games. (Endowed ; free to the public.)



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CLACKMANNAN.

PuBUc ; 1901.
CIiATDON (Middle). (Parish, pop. 230.)

PuBUc ; 1893 » Miss Ruth Florencb Verney (Hon. Lib.) ;
id. ; Inc. Ip ; Severed hon. and voluntary assist., C. i ;
Vs. L. and R. 3,600 ; L. and R. Open access ; Cat, L. and R.
Diet, sheaf ; Lectures ; School libraries ; Books loaned to
neighbouring public village libraries ; Branch : i. (Statistics
for year not obtainable owin^ to temp, closing for removal
to larger premises.) (First village to adopt the P. L. Acts
when they were extended to apply to rural areas.)
CLATDON (Steeple). (Parish, pop. 900.)

Public ; 1901 ; Miss Jessie A. Beck (Hon. Lib.) ; id. ; Rated ;
Inc. £4$ I Ann. Expend. : Books /lo. Period. £4, Sal. and
wages £1$ ; Assist. F. i (Hon. Sub.-lib.) ; C. i, Vs. L. and R.
2,800 ; Iss. L. 3,700 ; L. Open access ; Cat. Diet. MS. ;
Executive com.
CLAYTON.

Public ; 1905.
OLSATOB MOOR.
Public ; 1892.
CLBBTHORPES.

Public ; 1900. (Acts not in operation.)
CLEBKENWELL (part of Finsbury). See LONDON*
CLITHEBOE (Lanes.) (Borough, pop. 12,000.)

Public ; 1878 ; Mr. John W. Hayburst ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.
/19s ; Ann. Expend. : Books ^^35, Bind. /12, Period. £20,
Sal. and Wages £9$ ; Assist. M. i, C. i ; Vs. L. 7^400, R. 300 ;
Tickets 1,800 ; Iss. L. 35,000 ; L. Indicator R. App. forms ;
Class. L. Numerical ; Cat. L. Classified printed ; Kxecntive
com. (No newspapers taken.)
CLONMBL.

Public ; 1898 ; Mr. P. Rigney.
CLONTABF (Dublin).

Public; 1901.
C0AL5NAU0HT0N TILLICOULTBT.

Public ; 1906.
COATBBIDOE. (Borough, pop. 43,000.)

Public; 190 i ; Mr. James Gardiner; id.; Rated; Inc. £750;
Ann. Expend. Books ;£ioo, Bind. /50, Period. £$$, Sal. and
wages ;£i8s, Loans ;£i40 ; Assist. F. 3, C. i ; Vs. L. and R.
10,000 ; Tickets 2,500 ; Iss. L. and R. 70,000 ; L. Indicator,
R. App. forms ; Cat. L. Classified printed, Children's reading-
room ; Lectures ; Executive com.
COCKEBMOUTH.

Public; 1899.
OOCKBTT.

Public ; 1904.



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OOBDFRAKO. (Parish, pop. 6,5000

Public ; 1904 ; Mr. Thomas Bo wen ; id. ; Inc. ^£120 ; Ann.
Expend. : Books ;£20, Period ;£io, Sal. and wages, £$4 ; Vs. L.
900, R. 150 ; Tickets 353 ; Iss. L. 100 ; L. Card charging.
OOLCHBSTER. (Borongh, pop. 40,000.)

Public ; 1891 ; Mr. Gborgb Rickword, F.R.Hist.S. ; id. ;
Rated ; Inc. £7 $5 * Ann. Expend. : Books and Bind. ;£i8o,
Period. £$$, Sb\. and wages ;£28o, Loans £$i ; Assist. M. 2,
C. I ; Vs. L. 8,500, R. 4,250 ; Tickets 2,020 ; Iss. L. 73,261,
R. 4,250, L. Indicator for fiction and open access, R. signature
book ; Class. L. and R. Brown's subject ; Cat. L. Diet, printed
R. Classified printed and on cards ; Executive com.
Literary Institute ; 1849 ; Mr. A. W. Weatrbrall ; Vs.
3.000.
GOLDSTRBAM (Seofland).

Mechanics' Institution ; 1801 ; Mr. Alexander Simpson ;
Vs. 5,600.
OOLBRAIirE.

Public ; 1881. (Acts not put into operation.)
CoLERAiNB ; 1806 ; Mr. James Henry ; Inc. ^125 ; C. i ; Vs. L.
7,000 ; Open access ; Cat. Diet. (Subscription.)
OOUfONELL (Itoottand).

Public ; 1866 ; Mr. Alexander Bbattib ; Vs. 2,200.
COLNE (Lanes). (Borough, pop. 25,000.)

Public ; 1894 ; Mr. William Higson ; id. ; Rated and Income
Tax ; Inc. ^£400 ; Assist. M. i, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 8,476, R. 2,100 ;
Tickets 4,964 ; Iss. L. 67,756 ; L. Indicator, R. Open access ;
Qass. L. and R. Adjustable ; Cat. L. Classified printed, R.
Diet, on sheaf ; Children's room ; Lectures ; School libraries ;
Executive com.
OOLWALL. (Parish, pop. 1,506.)

Public ; 1898 ; Mrs. G. Challinor (Hon. Lib.) ; Vs. 850.
OOLWYN BAT. (Urban District, pop. 8,689.)

Public (Colwyn Bay and Colwynj ; 190 1 ; Mr. O. Jones*
Roberts ; id. ; Inc. /280; Assist. F. i ; Vs. L. 2,000; Tickets
700 ; L. Indicator ; Cat. MS. ; Executive com.
CON WAT. (Borough, pop. 4,681.)

Public ; 1899 ; Mr. J. Hughes.
CORK. (County Borough, pop. 76,122.)

Public; 1855 (put into operation 1892) ; Mr. James Wilkin-
son ; id. ; Inc. ;£8oo ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ioo. Bind. £40,



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