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Period £so, Sal. and wages £348 ; Assist. M. i, F. 3, C. 2 ;
Vs. L. 7,194, R. 3.7S4; Tickets 3,212; Iss. L. 99,263, R.
1 1,993 » L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ;
Cat. L. Diet, for fie. classified for non-fiction, R. Diet, and
class, on cards ; Children's reading-room ; Executive com.
Diocesan Theological and St. Finn Barre's Cathedral ;

1629 ; Rev. T. A. F. Gregg, M.A. ; Vs. about 3,000.
Library Society ; 1792 ; Miss Louisa Smith ; Vs. 20,000.
Queen's College ; 1849 ; Mr. W. F. Butler, M.A. ; Vs. 31,000.



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694 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [part ii.

OOBSTOBPHUIE (Seottand). (Parish, pop. 2,725.)

Public; 190 i ; Mr. Wiluam Laidlaw ; : id. : Rated; Inc.
/120 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£20. Bind, (p^. Period. ^£8.
SaL and wages ^£35. Loans ii2,\ Assist, Voluntary, C i ;
Vs. 1,800; Tickets 578 ; L. Card charging; Class. Main
classes ; Cat. L. Classi&ed printed ; Children's room.
OORWBN. (Parish, pop. 2,723.)

Public ; 1896 ; Mr. John Bbllis ; id. ; Inc. i^o ; Ann.
Expend. : Books ^5, Bind, i^, Period. ;£i3. Sal. and wa^es

fio ; Vs. L. and R. 2,000 ; Iss. 400 ; Ledger charging ; Cat.
,. Diet printed ; Executive comzn.
OOSTESSET.

PuBUc ; 1907.
COTTESMORE.

Public; 1901.
OOVBMTRT. (Borough, pop. 63,918.)

Public ; 1867 ; Air. kdward Brown ; Vs. 50,665.
Institutk ; 1867 ; Vs. 32, 000.
ORATFIELD. (Parish, pop. 450.)

Parish ; 1895 > l^- C. W. Biden ; Rated ; Assist. M. i, F. i ;
Vs. L. 500, R. 50 ; L. Signature book for charging ; Schocd
libraries ; Executive comm.
ORSIOH (Sutherland). (Parish, pop. 2,300.)

Public (Bonar Bridge) ; 1900 ; Mr. J. M. Macdonald ; id.
Rated ; Inc. ^£48 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;f2o. Period. /6,
Sal. and wages iy ; Vs. L. 1,012. R. 52 ; Tickets 360 ; Iss. L.
5,212, R. 329 ; L. App. slips ; Cat. L. and R. Diet MS.
ORIOOIETH.

Public ; 1902.
CRIEFF. (Borough, pop. 5,300.)

Freb (Taylor's Trust) ; 1890 ; Rev. W. R. Simpson ; Inc.
/230 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£20, Bind. £5 ; Vs. L. 7,100.
R. 300 ; Tickets 1,200 ; Iss. L. 20.000 ; R. 500 ; L. Indicator ;
Qass. L. Main classes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet printed.
OROMARTT. (Borough and parish, pop. 1,848.)

Public ; 1904 ; Mr. A. R. Mackenzie ; id. (Borough), }d.
(Parish); Rated; Inc. £40; Ann. Expend.: Books £11.
Period. l^\ Assist. C. i ; Vs. L. 1,250. R. 25 ; Tickets 260;
Iss. L. 1,400 ; L. Ledger charging ; Cat. L. and R. Qassified
minted ; Lectures ; School libraries ; Hugh Miller collection ;
Executive com.
CROM PTON* (Urban district, pop. 14,000.)

Public ; 1903 ; Miss M. E. Cross ; id. ; Inc. ^£280 ; Ann.
Expend.: Books iit\ Period ill, SaL and wages fy^\
Assist C. i; Vs. L. 5,566; Tickets 459; Iss. L. 15.944;
L. Card charging ; Qass. Dewey in future.
CROTDON. (Counfy borough, pop. 155,000.)

Public ; 1888 ; Mr. L. Stanley Jast ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ^£4,447 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ;£8i9. Bind. j£202. Period. ;(i6i, Sal.
and wages ;Ji.50o, Loans j£i93 ; Assist. M. 18, F. 3, C i, and
6 cleaners ; Vs. L. AAAOi, R. 15,286 ; Tickets I5,3;}d ; Iss. L.



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PART n.] LIBRARIES 695

385,277, R. 55.732 ; L. Open access atid card charging, R,
Open access and visitors' book; Class. L. and R. Special
(Jast) ; Cat. L. and R. Author and subject on cards, with
minted and card indexes ; Lectures ; School libraries ;
Photographic survey of Surrey ; Circulating coll. of illustra-
tions ; Microscopical Society's coll ; Reading cirdes
gI.H.R.U.) ; Statt Guild ; Privilege issues at local lectures ;
xecutive com. ; Branches : 2 ; Additional branch jointly
with Lambeth.
Literary and Scientific Institute ; Vs. 12,000.
OUCKFIBLD.

Public ; 1900.
OULLEN.

Public ; 1903.
OUMKOGK. (Parish, pop. 3,4340

Public ; 1859 ; Mr. William McKinnon ; No rate levied ;
Inc. ;£i2 ; Vs. L. 2,136 ; Iss. L. 1,873 » L. Open access ; Cat.
L. Classified printed. (Subscription.)
CWMBACH.

PuBUC ; 1902.
OWMBRAK (Hon.) Lantarnam. (Urban District, pop. 7,000.)

Public ; 1900 ; Mr. Henry Summers ; id. ; Inc. ;£8o ; Ann.
Expend. : B€)oks £$, Period. ;£20 ; Vs. L. 120, R. 20 ; R. Open
access and signature book. (Library being formed.)
OTFOETHTBRENIK.
Public; 1901.

DAIiKBITH.

Subscription and Lending; 1870; Mr. John Carmbnt;
Vs. 1,500.
DALKBT.

Public; 1894.
DALRT (Seofland).

Public Subscription ; 1863 ; Vs. 2,000.
DALTON-IN FURNBSS. (Parish, pop. 13,020.)

Pubuc ; 1899 ; Mr. John William Connor ; id. ; Rated,
Income Tax, Inhabited Ho. Duty ; Inc. ;J290 ; Ann. Expend. :
Books, Bind., and Period. ;£i5o ; Sal. and wages fys> C. 2 ;
Vs. L. 5,000, R. 200 ; Tickets 850 ; Iss. 21,334 ; L. Ledger
R. app. forms ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet,
printed ; Delivery stations : 3 ; Brandies : 2.
DARLASTON. (Urban District, pop. 15.3950

Public; 1875 ; Miss Annie Simkin ; C. i ; Vs. 500; Tickets
1,000.
DARLINGTON. (Borough, pop. 45»ooo,)

Public, Crown Street ; 1883 ; Mr. William J. Arrowsmith ;
id. ; Rated, Income Tax ; Inc. ^£930; Ann. Expend. : Books
/1 80, Bind. ;£40, Period £70, Sal. and wages £$87, Loans £47 ;
Assist. M. 2, C. I ; Vs. L. 24,000, R. 8,000 ; Tickets 5,000 ;
Iss. L. 123,000, R. 20,000 ; L. Indicator R. App. form ; Class.
Main classes ; Cat. L. Diet, printed and on cards, R. Diet, on
cards ; " Friends " tracts.



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696 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [pakt n.

DABWn. (BoroQgli. pop. 4^jooo.)

PuBUc : 1871 ; Mr. Josmm Vomwkkt ; i'79d. ; iac £1.060 ;
Ana. Expefld,: Books £195, Kad. £35. Plenod. /40, SaL
and wages j£320» Loaos £170; Assist. M. a, F. 2, C i



Vs. L. 14,500, R. 3.500 ; Tickets 4,500 ; Issl L. 82.344 :
L. and R. Open access, L. Card Uiaigiiig ; daas. L. and R.
Ad jastabfe ; Cat. L. and R. Class. GO cards ; Cldkirai's room ;
Lectwes ; Sdiool libraries ; Ifiiseiim ; Branch : i.
Ijf DusTKiAL Sodsrr ; 1868 ; Vs. 8/)oo.

PoBUc; 1902.

DBnrr (Ssodjuii).

PuBuc: 1902.

DBITOV (flsar Maaehester). (Urban Vistndt^ pop. i4*934-)

PiTBtic ; 1887 ; Mr. J. T. Wauislxy ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. £250 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books £40, ^nd. £10 ; Assist IL t» and i
cleaner ; Vs. L. 4,i7S, R- 132 ; Tidcets 1,200 ; Iss. I^ and R.
V«30$ * L. Ledger, K. App. forms ; Class. Ntunerical in main
cULMes ; Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed ; Children's reading-
tootxi.
0SRBT. (Boroagh, pop. 123,981.)

Public ; 1870 ; Bir. Wiixiam Crowthbr ; id. ; Rated and
Inhab, Ho. Dnty ; Inc. ;£2,200 ; Ann. Expend. : Books and
Bind. j£6oo, Period. £120, SaL and wages £600 ; Assist. M. 3,
F. 3, C. 3 ; Vs. L. 23,700, R. 14.036 ; Tickets 5,000 ; Iss. L.
151,610, R. 7,<88 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Cat. printed
in classes (additions on cards) ; Executive com. ; Branch
reading-room.

Mbchanics* Institution ; 1825 ; Mr. Reginald Hoddbr ;
Vs. 8,300.

Midland Railway Institute ; 1894 ; Mr. A. B. Longbottom ;
Assist. M. I.e. 2 ; Vs. L. 14,486, R. 1,818 ; Tickets 2.529 ;
Iss. L. and R. 68,677 '* L. Imycator, R. App. forms and open
access ; Class. L. and R. Main classes ; Cat. L. and R. Clas-
sified printed and on cards ; Lectures ; ColL of technical
works ; maintained by subscrip. and open to M.R. work-
people only.
DERBY.

PuBuc ; 1902.
DEVIZBS. (Borough, pop. 6,532.)

Litbrahy Institute ; 1833 ; Vs. 1,500.

DEVOHPORT, (Borough, pop. 78,405.)

Public ; 1880 ; Mr. will. D. Ruttkr ; id. ; Rated and pay
Income Tax and Inhab. Ho. ENity ; Inc. ;f 1,225; Ann.
Expend. : Books £100, Bind. ;£50, Period. /200, Sal. and
Wages, £370 ; Assist. M. 4, C 3 ; Vs. 15,000 ; Tickets 1.500 ;
Iss. L. 7 J, 194. R. 26,64^; L. Indicator, R. App. forms;
Class. Mam classes ; Cat. bict. printed ; Lectures ; Museum ;
Branches: 4.



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PART n.] LIBRARIES 697

DEWSB0RT. (Borough, pop. 29,847*) * -

Public ; 1887 ; Mr. Wm. Hy. Smith ; id. ; Rated partially ;
Inc. £sy7 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ^f 106. Bind. 23, Period. ^^58,
Sal. and wages ;£2o8 ; Assist. M. 2, and 2 cleaners ; Vs. L.
13,287, R. 5,083; Tickets 1,621 ; Iss. L. 65,706, R. 4,825;
L. Indicator and card charging, R. App. forms ; Class L.
Main classes, R. Qose ; Cat. L. Classified, printed. R. Classified
printed and MS. ; Children's reading-room ; Yorkshire coll.
Co-opERATivB Society ; 1862 ; Vs. 8,000.
DINGWALL.

PuBuc; 1902.
DOLGELLT.

Public; 1896.
DOLLAR (Seotland). (Parish, pop. 2,123.)

Dollar Institution ; 1818 ; Mr. Thomas J, Young, F»C. ;
Rated; Inc. £2$; Vs. 6,000; Tickets 300; Iss. L. 1,000;
Class L. Main classes. (Not a rate-supported library, bat
free to all residents.)
DOHGASTKR. (Borough, pop. 29,000.)

Public ; 1868 ; Mr. Robert Sleight ; id. ; Inc. ^700 ; Ann.
Expend. : Books £&$» Bind. £2$, Period. ;£75, Sal. and wages
£2So; Assist. F. i, C. i ; Vs. L. 16,517. R. 3,139; Tickets
2,023; Iss. L. 73,032, R. 1,522; L. Indicator, R. App. forms
and open access ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. Diet, printed ; Art
school ; Executive comm. ; Branch reading-room.
DOUGLAS (Ide of Many. (Borough, pop. 19*723.)

Public ; 1886 ; Mr. John Taylor ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. £6jo ;
Assist. F. 3 ; Vs. L. 11,500, R. 1,200; Tickets 1,693 J Iss. L.
60,000, R. 9,400 ; L. Card charging, R. Open access and
signature forms ; Class L. and R. Dewey ; Cat. L. and R.
Classified printed and on cards ; Lectures ; School libraries ;
Executive com.
DOVER.

Public ; 1903. (Acts not put into operation.)

PuBUc; 1903.
DRUMOOIIDRA.

Public ; 1900. (Library no longer exists.)
DRUMOAK. (Village.)

Public ; 1893 ; Mr. Jambs Burnett ; ^d. ; Rated ; Inc. ^22 ; •
Vs. L. 1,450 ; Tickets 168 ; Iss. L. 1,356 ; Class. Author
alphabetical.
DRTTSfliDALB. 5«« LOOKERBIB.

DUBLDI. (Connty Borough, pop. 290,638.) '

Public, Capel Street ; 1883 ; Mr. Patrick Grogan ; id. ;
Inc« ^3,500 ; Ann. Expend. : Books /loo. Bind. £40, Period.
^£87, Sal. and wages £400 ; Assist mT 4, C. i ; Vs. L. and R.
10,157 ; Tickets 2,000 ; Iss. L. 75,096, R. 5,564 ; L. Ledger,
R. App. forms ; CUss. Numerical in main classes ; Cat. L. and
R. Diet, printed (additions on cards) ; School libraries ;
Executive com., subject to confirmation.



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698 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [part ii.

DUBLIN (continued)—

King's Inns ; 1788 ; Vs. 60,000.

Marsh's ; 1701, mcorporated 1707 ; Rev. Newport J. D.
Whitb, D.D. ; Vs. 21,000, and 218 MSS. Books are chiefly
libraries of Bp. E. Stillingfleet, a.d. 1700; Abp. N. Marsh,
1 71 3; 'Or. £. Bonhercan (first librarian), 17 19; Bp. C.
Steame. 1745 ; Cat. of Early ptd. Eng. vols, by Rev. W. J.
D. White, pub. by Biog. Soc, (Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m..
Sat. II a.m. to i p.m.)

Mechanics' Institute ; 1825 ; Vs. 6,000.

National Library of Ireland ; 1890 (eiusted previous to
1870 as the library of the Royal Dublin Society) ; Vs,
140,000 ; Class. Dewey. (Open to all persons over fourteen
years of age, suitably introduced.)

Royal College of Physicians of Xrblanp ; 171 1 ; Mr. R. G.
J. Phelps ; Vs. 15,000.

Royal College of Science ; Govemt. Institution ; 1867 ;
Vs. 20,000 ; Class. Dewey ; Cat. Author printed ; Open
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ; only scientific inquirers admitted, per>
mission to be obtained from Registrar.

Royal College of Surgeons; 1784; Mr. Bolton M'Caus-
LAND, M.B., F.R.C.S. (Hon. Lib.) ; Assist. M. i ; Vs. 30,000 ;
Qass. Special main classes ; " Jacob Library." flkf embers of
the profession must be introduced by Fellows or Licentiates.)

Royal Irish Academy ; 1785 ; Mr. Robert Lloyd Praegbr,
B.E. ; Vs. 45.000, 2,000 MSS., 30,000 pampbs. ; Cat. Diet.
MS. ; Open 10.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. ; Non-membears admitted
on signature of a member or by permission of librarian.

Trinity College; 1701 ; Rev. T. K. Abbott, UttD.,
S.F.T.C.D. ; Inc. ^{3,000 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;t330. Bind.
/200, Period. ;£220, Sal. and wages, /i,70o; Assist. M. 6,
C. 7 ; Vs. R. 297,009 printed, 2,058 MSS. ; Iss. (no record) ;
Cat. of printed books, printed (to 1872), Classified MS. lor
accessions, cat. printed and puuished of JVISS. and incuna-
bula. (Open Feb. to Oct. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov., Dec,
Jan. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. .to ^ p.m. Open
to graduates of Dublin, Oxford, and Caimbriog^ and to
others by permission, app. to be made to the Ubrarian. The
library enjoys the copjmght privilege.)
DUBUH* NORTH.

Pufiuc ; 1903.
DUBLIN, SOUTH.

Public; 1905.
DUDLEY (Woreester). (County Borough, pop. 48,733.)

Public ; 1878 ; Miss E. J. Southall ; id. ; Inc. £700 ; Secre-
tary, M.» and Assist, F. i, C. i ; Vs. L. 10,777 ; R. 2,230 ;
Tickets 6,926 ; Iss. L. 57,381 ; L. Indicator and open access,
R. Open access ; Cat. L. Diet, printed, R. Diets. MS. ; Exe-
cutive com. ; Branches : 2.

Institute and Pubuc Hall ; 1848 ; Mr, E. Blocxsidgb (Hon,
Sec.) ; Vs. 6,000.



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PART IT.] LIBRARIES 699

DUKIMFIBLD. (Borough, pop. 20,000.)

Public ; 1894 ; Mr. Edwin Bknnbtt Broadrick ; id. ; Rated,
suid Inhab. Ho. Duty; Inc. i^^\ Ann. Expend. : Books ^25,
Bind, ill. Period. ;£33, Sal. and wages, etc, ;f2i8 ; Assist. F. i,
C. I ; Vs. L. 8.500, R. 186; Tickets 700; Iss. L. 16,887. R- 50;
Class. L. and R. Main classes ; Cat. Qassified printed.
DUMBARTOK* (Borough, pop. 20,000.)

Public ; 1881 ; Mr. Archibald Macdonald ; id. ; Rated ;
Ii^c. /33s ; Ann. Expend. : Books i^o. Bind, /is, Period.
/25, Sal. and wages ;£i57, Loans ^40; Assist. F. i, C. i;
Vs. L. 7,000, R. 2,400 ; Tickets 1,937 '* ^ss. L. 21,000, R. 800 ;
L. Ledger, R. App. forms ; Class. L. Adjustable ; Cat. L.
Diet, .printed, R. Diet, on cards ; Executive com.
DUMFRIBS. (County Borough, pop. 17,804.)
Mechanics' Institute ; 1825 ; Vs. 15,000.
DUMFRIES and MAXWELLTOWK. (Boroughs, pop. 23,000.)

Public ; 1899 ; Mr. G. W. Shirley ; id. ; Rated, and Income
Tax ; Inc. ;^53S ; Ann. Expend. : Books {fi$. Bind. ;£55,
Period. ;£40, Sal. and wages ;f26o, Loans i^s ** Assist. F. 2,
C. 2 ; Vs. L. 9,045, R. 4,000 ; Tickets 4,526 ; Iss. L. 69,000,
R. 2,500 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms and open access ;
Class. L. and R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet, printed, K. Diet, on
cards ; School libraries ; Dumfrieshire and Galloway Antiq.
Societies' books, herbarium, and local antiquities ; Executive
com.
DUKDALK. (Borough, pop. 13,067.)

Public; 1856; Miss S. Combrford ; id.; Inc. ^£185; Ann.
Expend. : Books ^£20, Period. i2\, Sal. and wages l^i.
Loans ^(25 ; Assist. C. i ; Vs. L. and R. 11,000 ; Ticlrats 150 ;
Iss. L. 3»ooo, R. 500 ; Cat. Diet, printed ; Irish coU.
DUNDEE. (County City, pop. 165,748.)

Public ; 1866 ; Mr. Douglas (interim) ; i^. (to be increased
to 2d.) ; Pay Income Tax ; Inc. /5,ooo ; Ann. Expend. :
Books, Bind., and Period. ;^i,i50, Sal. and wages £1,690;
Assist. M. 10 (and 14 boys), F. 2, C. 6 ; Vs. L. 81,325, IL
29,250; Tickets 11,690; Iss. L. 308,370, R. 64,000; L.
Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Main classes ;
Cat. L. Diet, prmted and MS. on sheaf, R. Diet. MS. ;
Children's rooms at branches ; Lectures ; Museum ; Art
galleries ; Executive com. ; Branches : 2 (2 more in course
of erection ; 3 delivery stations to be discontinued on com-
pletion of branches).
DUKDRUM.

Pub lic ; 1903. (Acts not in operation.)
DUNFfeRMLIKE. (Borough, pop. 25,000.)

Public ; 1880 ; Mr. W. Munro Mackenzie ; id. (and endowed) ;

[ Inc. ;£i,50o; Ann. Expend. : Books ^£350, Bind. ^£50, Period.

/ 135 ; Assist. M. 2, F. 2, C. 6 ; Vs. L. 17,000, R. 2,000 ; Iss.

65,000 ; L. Indicator, R. Open access ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ;

Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed (additions in sheaf) ; School

libraries and reading circles ; Branch : i ; Executive com.



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DUNS (Seofland).

Subscription ; 1768 ; Vs. 7,000.
DURHAM. (Borough, pop. 14.679.)

Bishop Cosin's, Palace Green ; 1665 ; Mr. J. T. Fowler ;
Rated ; Inc. £2$ los. ; Assist. C. i ; Vs. L. and R. printed
4,297, MSS. Cos. 107, MSS. Mickleton 107 (Total 4,511)
Iss. L. and R. Ledger ; Qass. Size ; Cat. L. and R. alpha-
betical MS. ; Colls, of medieval and other MSS. ; Rare printed
books, including a First Folio Shakespeare.

Cathedral ; Rev. William Green well, M.A., D.C.L.,
F.R.S., F.S.A. ; Vs. 20,000. (Includes a large part of the
Monastic Library.)

University ; Mr. E. V. Stocks, M. A. ; Vs. 35,000 ; Routh colL ;
Maltby coll. ; Winterbottom ; and Lightfoot. (Special per-
. mission required for use by others than students.)

EALIRG. (Borough, pop. 33,040.)

PuBUC ; 1883 ; Mr. Thomas Bonner ; id. ; Rated, and Income
Tax; Inc. £1,7^4; Ann. Expend.: Books £115, Bind. £66,
Period. £136, Sal. and wages £S26, Loans ;^269 ; Assist.
M. 7, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 14,564, R. 1,779 ; Tickets, 7,164 ; Iss.
L. 181,464, R. 5,296; L. Indicator, R. App. forms; Qass.
L. Main classes ; Cat. L. Authors and classified printed,
R. Diet, on cards ; Executive com. ; Branch : i.

EAST HAM. (Urban District, 96,018.)

Public; 1895; Mr. William Bridle; ijd. ; Inc. ;(2,8oo;
Assist. M. 10, C. 3, and i cleaner; Tickets 12,180; Isa. L.
328,000, R. 12,000 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class.
Numerical in main classes ; Cat. Diet, printed ; Brandies : 3 ;
Vs. 25,500 ; Assist. 15 ; Iss. 340,000.

EASTBOURNE. (Borough, pop. 47,500.)

Public ; 1896 ; Mr. J. H. Hardcastlb ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.
'1,720; Ann. Expend.: Books ;£2oo. Bind. ;£ii4, Period.
yo, Sal and wages ;£46o. Loans £^0 ; Assist. M. 4, C. 3 ;
s. L. 12,459, R. 1,920; Tickets 9,132; Iss. L. 116,989,
R- 5*598 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. Main
classes, R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Classified printed, R. Classified
on cards ; Lectures ; Museum ; Books for the blind ; Branch : i .

EBBW VALE. (Urban District, pop. 20,994.)

Literary and Scientific Institution ; 1854 ; Mr. Henry
J. Cooke ; Vs. 8,000.

EOGLES. (Borough, pop. 38,600.)

Public ; 1904 ; Mr. Chas J. Msllor ; id. ; Inc. £6so ; Assist.
M. I, F. 2, C. I ; Iss. L. 30;ooo, R. 14.241 ; L. Open access
and card charging, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and K. Adjust-
able ; Cat. L. Diet. MS. Cards, R. Classified MS, sheaf;
Branch : i (reading-room, temporary premises).

Co-operative Society ; 1857 ; Mr. Charles Battersby ;
Assist* 22 ; Vs. 13,300 ; Iss. 87,148 ; Branches : 8.







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PART II.] LIBRARIES 701

EDINBURGH. (City, pop. S17AS9)

Public ; 1887 ; Mr. Hew Morrison, LL.D. ; id. ; Rated, and

pay Income Tax ; Inc. £10,657 ; Ann. Expend. : Books.

£2,425, Bind. ;£240, Period. £4$$, Sal. and Wajfes ;£4,2io,

Loans £9So; Assist. M. 26, F. 15, C. 37; Vs. L. 104,233,

R. 62,8s>8 ; Tickets 31,212; Iss. L. 944,235, R. 90,086; L.

Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ; Cat. L.

Diet, printed, R. Diet. MS. on cards ; Children's reading*

room ; Lectures ; Executive com. ; Branches : 5.
Actuaries ; 1856; Mr. A. E. Sprague (Hon. Lib.) ; Vs. 3,000.
Advocates ; 1682 ; Mr. W. K. Dickson, M.A. ; Vs. 525,000,

MSS. 3,150; Enjoy copyright privilege; Open to members

of Faculty of Advocates and to students wno have received

permission from the Curators.
Fettes' College ; 1870 ; Vs. 2,500.
Geological Society ; 1834 ; Mr. David Tait ; Rated ; Vs.

L. and R. 2,000 ; Iss. L. and R. 150 ; L. and R. Ledger.
Heriot-Watt College ; 1821 ; Vs. 3,500.
Hbriot's Hospital ; 1762 ; Vs. 4,500.
Museum of Science and Art ; Vs. 18,000.
New College ; 1843 1 R«v. James Kennedy, B.D. ; Vs. 48,000.
Philosophical Institution ; 1846 ; Mr. W. Addis. Miller,

M.A. ; Rated, Income Tax Inhab. Ho. Duty ; Inc. ;£2,ooo ;

Assist. M. 5, F. I, C. I, and 4 cleaners and attends. ; Vs. L.

31,000, R. 2,000 ; Tickets 1,500 ; L. and R. Open access and

card char^g ; Class. L. Dewey, R. Rough subject ; Cat. L.

and R. Diet, printed and on cards ; Lectures ; Recreation

rooms ; Open to subscribers.
Royal College of Physicians ; 1681 ; Mr. F. C. Nicholson,

M.A. ; Vs. 75,000.
Royal College of Surgeons ; 1505 ; Vs. 8,000.
Royal Physical Society ; 1790 ; Mr. T. N. Johnston, M.B.,

CM., F.R.S.E. ; Vs. 11,000.
Royal Scottish Academy; 1826; Mr. William D. M'Kay,

R.S.A. ; Vs. 2,000.
Royal Scottish Geographical Society; 1884; Dr. James

Burgess, CLE., LL.D. (Hon. Lib.) ; Vs. 10,000. (Publish

Royal Scottish Geographical Magazine.)
Royal Society ; 1737 ; vs. 30,000.
Signet (Soc. of writers to H.M. Signet) ; 1722 ; Mr. John

MiNTO. M.A. ; Rated, and Income Tax ; Inc. ;£i,500 ; Assist.

M. 3, typist, and 6 cleaners ; Vs. 107,000 ; Iss. L. 7,000 ; L.

Ledger charging ; Class. Dewey in part ; Cat. Author with

subject index printed, additions on cards (author card cat.

in preparation) ; Coll. of hist, and topography of Scotland ;

Non-members may apply for admission to the Curators.
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland ; 1780 ; Mr. James

CuRLE, Jim. ; Vs. 8,000.
University ; 1580 ; Vs. 208,000.
Working Men's Club and Institute ; 1864 ; Miss Jeannie

Wills ; Rated ; Assist. M. 2 ; Vs. L. 10,000, R. 100 ; Tickets

550 ; Iss. L. 25,000 ; L. Open access ; Lectures.



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BDM ONTON. (Urban District, pop. 46.899*)

Public ; 1891 ; Mr. P. W. Farmborough, F.Z.S. ; Assist.
M. I, C. I ; Vs. L. and R. 6,000 ; Tickets 1,500 ; L. Indicator,
R. App. forms ; Cat. Classified printed.
EGHAM. (Parish, pop. 11.895)

Royal Hollo way College ; 1887 ; Miss Euzabbth M.
Guinness ; Vs. 9,000.
ELOIN. (Borough, po^. 8,000.)

Public; 1891; Miss Isabella Mitchell; id.; Inc. /200;



Ann. Expend. : Books £yi, Bind, {ao. Period. £2$, SalT and
wages /85 ; Assist. F. i, C. i ; Vs. L. and R. 8,188 ; Tickets
2,310 ; Iss. L. 26,925, R. 1,590 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms
and open access ; Class. Adjustable ; Cat. Classified printed ;
Lectures.
EIXESMERE PORT AKD WHITBT.

Public ; 1906. (Library in course of erection.)
ELLOH.

Public ; 1899. (Acts not put into operation.)
ELY. (City. pop. 7»7I3.)

Cathedral (medieval) ; Rev. G. S. Crosby ; Vs. 9.000.
ENFIELD. (Parish, pop. 54,000.)

PUBUC ; 1892 ; Mr. H. H. Connnor ; id. ; Inc. ^£790 ; Ann.
Expend. : Books £100, Bind. £so, Sal. and wa^es /353 ;
Assist. M. 4, C. I ; Vs. L. 14,135 ; Tickets 6,109; fis. L.
101,771 ; L. Indicator ; Class. Main classes ; Cat. Diet, printed ;
Delivery stations : 2 ; Executive com. (No reading-room.)
ENOLEFIELD GREEN (Surrey).

Royal Holloway College (University of London ; Bliss
Elizabeth M. Guinness ; Ann. Emend. : Books ;£20o ;
Vs. 9.600; Class. Adjustable; Cat. Diet. MS. on cards;
Open access. (Public not admitted.)
ENNIS.

Public ; i860. (Acts not in operation.)
ERDINGTON. (Urban District, pop. 26.000.)

Public ; 1904 ; Mr. Ernest W. Nbesham ; id. ; Rated ;
Inc. ;£48o ; Ann. Expend. : SaL and wages £200 ; Assist.
M. 2. C. I ; Vs. L. 5,000. R. 500 ; Tickets 2.500 ; Iss. L.
60.000 ; L. Indicator for fiction, and card charging. R. Open
access, Class. L. and R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet, printed. Diet.
MS. on cards.
St. Mary's College ; 1838 ; Assist, i ; Vs. 28,000 ; Students'
•Library; Ancient embroidery; Ecclesiastical art work in
wood and metal.
ERITH. (Urban District, pop. 30,331.)

Public ; 1903 ; Mr. w. Barton Young ; id. ; Inc. ^£650 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ioo. Bind. /20, Period £$$, Sal. and
wages. ;f267 ; Assist. M. 2, C. i. ; Vs. L, 6,780, R. 680 ; L.
Inmeator for fie, card charging, R. Signature book and open
access ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ; Oat. L. Diet, printed ;
Chiklren's reading>room ; Lectures ; Exhibiti<ms.



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ETON.

College ; 1441 ; Vs. 24,000.

The Boys' ; 1821 ; Mr. N. Burcher ; Vs. 14,000.
EVBSHAIL (Borough, pop. 7,101.)

Public ; 1897 '» Mr. Arthur J. Warman.; id. ; Rated, and
Income Tax ; Inc. ;f 320 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ^22, Bind.
;f2i. Period. £so, Sal. and wages, £101 ; Assist. M. i, C. i ;
Vs. L. 5,092, R. 2,241 ; Tickets 926 ; Iss. L. 10,934, R.
368 ; L. Ledger, R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Main classes ;
Cat. L. and R. Diet, sheaf ; Lectures.
EXBTBR* (Borough, pop. 47>i85)

Public ; Royau Albert Memorial College, Museum, and Library ;
1869 ; Mr. H. Taplby Soper, F.R.Hist. S. ; id. (divided
between museum and library) ; Inc. £6$$ ; Ann. Expend. :
Books ;£i6o. Bind. £70, Period. £40, Sal. and wages
(library) ;£270 ; Assist. M. 3, C. 10 (for whole institution) ;
Vs. L. 10,000, R. 19,500 ; Tickets 2,328 ; Iss. L. 52,000,
R. (readers) 16,000 ; L. and R. Open access, L. Card charging,
R. App. forms and signature-book ; Class. L. and R. Dewey ;
Cat. L. and R. Diet, on cards ; Lectures ; Shorthand coll.
Fisher Library ; Coll. Echinoderms ; Executive com. (Library
receives £70 per annum from the Kent Kingdom Fund for
the purchase of reference books.)

Cathedral (medieval) ; Vs. 8,000.

Devon and Exeter Institution ; 1813 ; Mr. John Edward
CooMBES ; Not rated ; Inc. ;^500 ; Vs. 40,000 ; Iss. 7,000 ;
Cat. Diet, typed.

Law Library ; Mr. H. Tapley Soper, F.R.Hist.S. ; Vs. 4,000.



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