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M. 2 (voluntary). C. i ; Vs. 2,000 ; Tickets 250 ; Iss. 2,000 ; Open
access ; Executive com. (New library in course of erection.)
NEWABK-ON-TREKT. (Borough, pop. 15,300.)

Gilstrap Free ; 1881 ; Mr. Robert C. Garner ; id. ; Inc. ;i5i8;
Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ioo, Bind. ;^25, Period. ^65, Sal. and
wages ;£200 ; Assist. M. i, C. i, and 2 cleaners ; Vs. L. 8,829,
R. 1*336 ; Tickets 4,750 ; Iss. L. 61,502, R. 2,848 ; L. Indica-
tor, R. App* forms ; Class. Numerical in main classes ; Cat. L.
and R. iJict. printed ; Children's lending library ; Executive
com.
NEWBURY. (Borough, pop. 11,061.)

PuBUc ; 1904 ; Mr. John William Rosling (Hon. Lib.) ;
id. ; Rated ; Inc. £170 ; Assist. C. 1 ; Vs. L. 2.300, R. 100 ;
Tickets 1,000 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Cat. Author MS.
NEWCASTLE-UMDER-LYMB (Staffs). (Borough, pop. 19.924)
Public ; 1884 ; Mr. Robert James Hbmpton ; id. ; Inc. ;^35o ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ^£63, Bind. £6, Period. ^£49, Sal. and wages
£107 ; A^ist. M. 2, C. I ; Vs. L. 6,439, R* ifOOO ; Tickets 1,500 ;



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742 THE LITERARY YEAR-BOOK [part n,

Iss. L. 25.000, R. 1,000 ; L. Ledger, R. App. forms and open

access ; Class. L. and R. Nomencal in main classes ; Cat. L.

and R. Diet, and dass. printed and HiS. ; Lectures ; School

libraries ; Art school ; County colls. ; Executive com.
NEWCASTLE, HIGHEIL

Public ; 1895.

NEWCA8TLE-UP0M-TTHE. (City and County, pop. 268,750.)

PuBuc ; 1874 ; Mr. Bash. Andbrtok, B.A. ; i}d. ; Rated ;

Inc. ;£io,ooo; Assist. M. 22, F. 11, C. 4; Vs. L. 12,580;

R. 65,500 ; Iss. L. 309,000, R. 100,000 ; L. Indicator for

fiction and juvenile, R. App. forms ; Cass L. and R. Dewey ;

Cat. Qassified printed, sectional ; Children's lending library ;

Bewick coll. ; Riddell (Oriental) Library ; Thomlinson

Library ; Branches : 2.
Armstrong Collbgb ; 1871 ; Miss M. Jamisson ; Vs. 8,000.

LXTBRARY AKD PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIBTY ; 1 793 ; Mr. HSNRY

Richardson; Inc. ;£3,i7o; Ann. Expend.: Books and

Period. ;£i.246, Bind. i^i6i, Sal. and ws^es ;£2,7i5 ; Assist,

M. 4, F. 3, C. I ; Vs. L. 70,000, R. 500 ; Tickets 2,790 ; Iss. L.

140,000 ; L. and R. Open access and Card charging ; Class. L,

and R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Classified printed and on cards ;

Lectures ; Open 10 a.m. to xo p.m. to members only.
Patients' Library, Royal Victoria Infirmary ; 1829 ; Mr.

Thomas E. Hark ; Vs. 3,000 ; Cat. classified MS.
NEW KLLS. (Urban District, pop. 7,773-)

Public ; 1893 ; Mr. Frbdbrick W. Stafford ; id. ; Inc. /120 ;

Assist. F. I, C. I ; Vs. L. 6,200, R. 100 ; Tickets 700 ; Iss. L.

9,000 ; L. Ledger, R. Open access ; Class. Dewey ; Cat. L.

Diet, printed ; R. Classified printed.
NEWMILNS. (Borough, pop. 4.460.)

Public; 1900; Mr. Jambs Mair; id.; Rated; Inc. ;Cii2;

Ann. Expend. : Books and Bind. /60, Period ;^ii, SaL and

wages £$ ; Vs. L. 4,611, R. 35 ; Iss. L. 3,125 ; L. Ledger

charging ; Cat. Classified printed.
HEWPORT (Mon.). (County Borough, pop. 75,585.)

Public ; 1870 ; Mr. Jambs Matthews ; id. ; Inhab. Ho. Duty ;

Ann. Expend. : Books /i 15, Bind. £60, Period. /i 15, Sal. and

wages ;i382 ; Assist. M. 5, C. 5 ; Vs. 33,864 ; Tickets 7,949 ;

L. Indicator and day-book, R. App. forms ; Class. Size and

subject ; Cat. Diet, printed ; Museum ; Executive com. ;

Branches : 2.
MEWRT.

Public ; 1895.
MEWTON ABBOT. (Urban District, pop. 14,000.)

PuBUc ; 1901 ; Mr. Wiluam Maddern ; id. ; Rated, Income

Tax ; Inc. £250 ; Assist. F. i, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 5,000, R. 2,080 ;

Tickets 1,500 ; Iss. L. 40.830, R. 387 ; L. Card charging.

R. App. forms ; Class. L. Close R. Adjustable ; Cat. DicL

printed ; Shorthand Ubrary ; Museum ; Executive com.
NEWTdE-n-lIAKBRFIELD.

PuBuc; 1905. (Acts not in operation.)



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NEWTOWH and LLANLLWCHAIARN. (Parish, pop. 7.000.)

Public ; 1898 ; Mr. Mason Clark ; id. ; Rated, and Inhab.
Ho. Duty ; Inc. ^£103 ; Ann. Expend. : Sal. and wages £^6 ;
Vs. 7,000 ; Tickets 950 ; L. Indicator.
KEWTOWN (Montgomery). (Parish, pop. 3,920.)

Public ; 1898 ; Mr. Mason Clark ; id. ; Rated, except for
General District Rate ; Inc. ;ii03 ; Vs. L. 5,000, R. 197 ;
Tickets 800; Iss. L. 16,751 ; L. Indicator; Robert Owen
relics ; Executive com.
NEWTOWN ARDS. (Town, pop. 9.562.)

Public ; 1895 ; Mr. George Baillie ; Vs. 3,000.
NBWTYLE. (Village, pop. 750.)

Public Subscription ; Vs. 2,000.
NORBREGK. See BISPHAM-WITH-NORBRECK,
NORMANTON. (Urban District.)

Public ; 1905 ; Mr. William A. Robinson ; id. ; Vs. L. 1,106,
R. 198 ; Tickets 630 ; L. Indicator ; Children's room.
NORTH SHIELDS. See TYNEMOUTH.
NORTH WALSHAM.

Public ; 1901. (Acts not in operation.)
NORTHAMPTON. (Borough, pop. 87,021.)

Public; i860; Mr. Thomas J. George; id.; Inc. £i,S^Si
Assist. M. 4, F. 2, C. I ; Vs. L. 18,000, R. 9,100; Tickets
12,000 ; Iss. L. 230,000 ; R. 3,300 ; L. Open access, R. App,
forms ; Class. L. and R. Adjustable ; Cat. L. Diet, printed
and classified on cards, R. Classified on cards ; Lectures ;
School libraries ; Clare coll. ; Dryden coll. ; Executive com.
NORTHFIELD. See KING'S NORTON.
NORTHFLEET.

Public ; 1903. (Acts not put into operation.)
NORTHWICH and part of 1!in[NNINGT0N. (Urban and Rural
Districts, pop. 20,000.)
Public, Brunner ; 1885 ; Mr. Tom J. Yarwood ; id. ; Inc.
;i38o ; Ann. Expend. : Sal. and wages ^{165 ; Assist. M. 2 ;
Vs. L. 6,656, R. 1,550 ; Tickets 1,500 ; Iss. L. 28,000, R. 3,500 ;
L. Indicator, R. Open access ; Class. Adjustable ; Cat.
Classified printed and MS. ; Museum ; Branches : i ;
Executive com.
NORTON.

Public ; 1898.
NORWICH. (Borough, pop. 111,733.)

Public; 1850; Mr. T. G. Tennant; id.; Rated, and pay
Income Tax; Inc. £1,712; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ 179. Bmd.
£51, Period. ;^ioi. Sal. and wages £660 (including jobbing
binder), Loans ^91 ; Assist. M. 6, F. i, C. 3 ; Vs. L. 23,179;
R. 22,011 ; Tickets ; 3,135 ; Iss. L. 122,590 ; R. 10,972 ; Class.
Altering to Dewey ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Cat. L.
Author and Subject typed; R. Diet, printed, tjrped, and
MS. ; Lectures.
Cathedral; Vs. 5,700.



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NOTTINOHAM. (Borough, pop. 255,000.)

Public ; 1867 ; Mr. J. Potter Briscoe, F.R.S.L.. F.R.H.S. ;

id. ; Rated, Income Tax ; Inc. £6,soo ; Ann. Esroend. :

Books and Period. ;£i,i24, Bind. ;£305, Sal. and wages £2,070 ;

Assist. M. 20, F. 2, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 41,000, R. 42,000 ; Tickets

7,000; Iss. L. 121.483, R. 76,000; L. Indicator, R. App.

forms ; Class. L. Main classes, R. Dewey modified ; Cat. L.

Diet, and Classified printed, R. Classified printed and MS. ;

Children's reading-room ; Lectures ; School libraries ; Natural

Hist. Mus. ; Delivery stations : 2 ; Coll. of books on Byron.

Kirke White, and Lace design ; Executive com. ; Branches : 11.
Mechanics' Institution ; 1837 ; Mr. J. T. Radford ; Vs-

29,910.
Subscription ; 1816 ; Mr. Arthur Linsker ; Rated ; Inc.

;f8o6 ; Assist. F. i ; Vs. L. and R. 35,000 ; Tickets 265 ; L.

and R. Open access ; Cat. L. and R. Diet, printed and 00

NUNEATON* and CHILVBRS OOTON. (Pf^sh, pop. 19,221.)
Public ; 1895 ; Mr. Edgar O. White.

OADBY (Leicester). (Parish, 2,250.)

Public ; 1900 ; Jd. ; Inc. ;£28 ; Assist. M. 2, F. i, C. 1 ; L.
Card charging ; Class. Cutter ; Cat. Classified printed. (The
committee acts as Ubrarian.)
OAKLEY.

Public ; 1905. (Acts not in operation.)
OBAN. (Borough, pop. 2,143.)

Scientific and Literary Association ; 1838 ; Mr. Alex.
Macinnes ; Vs. 1,200.
OGMORE and 6ARW.

Pubuc ; 1895.
OLDBURY. (Urban District, pop. 25,191.)

Public ; 1888 ; Mr. Frank C. Taylor ; id. ; Assist M. a. C. i ;
Vs. L. 8,302. R. 209 ; Iss. L. 45. 093 ; L. Ledger, R. App.
forms ; Class. L. Numerical and author alphabetical, R.
Subject ; Cat. L. and R. Qassified printed ; Executive com. ;
Branches : i, and 2 reading-rooms.
OLDHAM. (County Borough, pop. 137*426.)

Public; 1865; Mr. William H. Berry; 3d.; Rated; Inc.
£S,497 (includes income of art gallery and museum ; Assist.
M. 7, F. 3, C. 4 ; Vs. L. 34.000, R. 24,000 ; Tickets 6,500 ;
Iss. L. 163,875, R. 10,075 ! L. Card, charging, indicator lor
fiction, R. App. forms and open access ; Class. L. Main classes,
R. Dewey : (Jat. L. Diet, printed, R. Diet, on cards ; Lectures ;
School libraries ; Museum ; Art gallery ; Delivery stations :
10 ; Executive com. ; Branch : i.
Equitable Co-operative Society. Limited ; i860 ; Mr. Jere-
miah Davies; Inc. ;£ 1,400; Ann. Expend.: Books jfijo.
Bind. /30, Period. ^268, Sal. and wages j£450; Assist. M.
C. 4 ; Vs. L. 8,500, R. 1,000 ; Tickets 1,500 ; Iss. L. 40.000 ;
L. Indicator and ledger charging. Open access ; Ci^t. L. Diet.,



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OLDHAM {continued)''

R. Diet, printed ; Lectures ; Delivery station ; Branch : i,
and 16 newsrooms.
Industrial Co-operative ; 1861 ; Vs. 20,300 ; Branches : 21.
Lyceum ; 1839 ; Mr. David Hardman, M.Sc. ; Vs. 14,000.
OSSBTT. (Borough, pop. 14.500.)

Public ; 1897 ; Mr. Arthur Dews ; id. ; Inc. ;£20O ; Vs. L.
3,S0O, R. 150; Tickets 500; Iss. L. 15,000, L. Ledger
charging ; Class. L. Close ; Cat. L. Classified printed.
OSWESTRY.

Public ; 1890.
OXFORD. (Borough, pop. 53,000.)



Public ; 1852 ; Mr. James L. Dougan, B.A. ; id. ; Rated,
Income Tax, and Inhab. Ho. Duty ; Inc. ;£ 1,450 ; An.
Expend. : Books ;£20o. Bind. ;i40. Period. ;£ioo, Sal. and
wages £soo ; Assist. M. 4, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 12,000, R. 7,000 ;
Tickets 5,400 ; Iss. L. 71,000, R. 6,000 ; L. Indicator, R.
App. forms ; Class. L. Adjustable, R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Diet,
printed, R. Diet, on cards ; Children's reading-room ; Books
for blind University students ; Executive com.

All Souls, Codrington ; 17 16; Vs. 100,000.

Bodleian ; 1 598 ; WEr. Edward Williams Byron Nicholson,
M.A. ; Inc. ^£9,974 ; Ann. Expend. : Books and MSS. ;£i,98o,
Bind. ^804; ^L and wages ^5,012; Assist. M. 33, C. 3;
Vs. Over 700,000 and 32,000 MSS. ; Portrait gallery ; Enjoys
copyright privilege on appUcatioQ within a year of publica-
tion ; Entiued by aa 'Oild charter to a copy of every book first
published by a member of the Stationers' Company. Rad-
cUffe ** Camera." Open Nov. to Jan. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Feb»,
Max., Aug., and Oct. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., April to July 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. ; Public ' admitted as visitors, as readers on recom-
mendation signed by person in responsible position.

Brasbnosb College ; 1509 ; Mr. G. H. Wakbling, M.A. ; Vs.
17,000.

Christ Church; 1546; Mr. P. Haverfield, LL.D. ; Rated ;
Assist. M. 2 ; Vs. 40,000 ; Coll. of MSS. ; Drawings by old
masters and numerous oil-paintings ; Coll. of coins.

Corpus Christi College ; 1516 ; Mr. R. W. Livingstone, B.A.

CuDDSSDON College ; 1854 ; Rev. S. C. Gayford ; Vs. 4,700.

Exeter College ; medieval ; Mr. Bernard W. HBNdbrson,
M.A. ; Vs. 40.000.

Hertford College : 1600 ; Vs. 7,000.

Indian Institute : 1885 ; Vs. q,ooo.

Jesus College ; circa 1600; Mr. A.E.W. Hazel, M.A. ; Vs. 14,000.

KEBLE College ; 1870 : Vs. 16.500.

Lincoln College ; 1427 ; Vs. 8,000.

Magdalen College ; 1458 ; Rev. H. A. Wilson ; Vs. 25,000.

Manchester College ; 1786 ; Miss L. Toulmtn Smith ; Vs.
19,000 ; Cat. Cards, up-to-date ; Ojpen 9 a.m. to i pirn. ;
Admission on application to Ftincipal or Librarian with
introduction from a responsible person.



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OXFORD {cofUinued)—

Merton COLX.EGB ; 1377 ; Mr. Bernard W. Henderson ; Vs.

i8,cxx>.
New College ; medieval ; Vs. 17.000.
Non-Collegiate Students ; 1868 ; Vs. 3,600.
Oriel College ; circa 1326 ; Mr. W. D. Ross ; Assist. 2 ; Vs.

19,000.
Pembroke College ; 1625 ; Vs. 6,000.
Queen's College ; 1 340 ; Rev. £. M. Walker, M. A. ; Rated ;

Assist. M. I ; Vs. 100,000 ; Cat. MS.
Radcliffe ; 1749; Vs. 50,000.

St. Edmund Hall ; Principal of St. Edmund Hall ; Vs. 6,000.
St. John's College ; 1596 ; Vs. 20.000.
Taylorian Institute ; 1849 '» Vs. 36,000.
Union Society; circa 1823 ; Mr. A. H. Villiers. Magdalen

College : Vs. 50.000.
Wadhah College ; 1613.
Worcester College ; 1714 ; Vs. 40,000.

PADDINGTOH. See LONDOH.
PADIHAH.

PuBUC ; 1897. (Acts not in operation.)
PAISLEY. (Borough, pop. 62,524.)

Public ; 1867 ; Mr. J. Renfrew ; Vs. 38,000 ; Museum ; Art
gallery.
PAPCASTLE. (Parish, pop. 500.)

PuBUC ; 1901 : td. ; Inc. ;£i4. Joined for library purposes with
Cockermouth.
PEBBLES. (Borough, pop. 3*495 •)

Chambers' Institution ; 1859 ; Mr. Jambs Ren wick : Vs.
17,000.
PEMBRBT.

Public ; 1901.
PBKABTH. (Urban District, pop. 14.228.)

Public ; 1894 ; Miss Kate £. Jones ; id. ; Inc. ;£36o ; Assist.
M. 1, F. I, C. 2 ; Vs. L. 7,000, R. 100 ; Tickets 1,726 ; Iss. L.
32,525 ; L. and R. Open access ; Cat. Classified printed ;
Children's reading-room ; Executive com. ; Branch : i.
PENGOED.

Public ; 1901. (Acts not in operation.)
PENOB. (Urban District, pop. 23,000.)

Public ; 1891 ; Mr. Samuel J. Clarke : id. ; Rated, Income
Tax, Inhab. Ho. Dutv ; Inc. ;^650 ; Ann. Expend. : Books
;f 100, Bind. £2$, Period. 31^50, SaL and wages ;^252, Loans £78 :
Assist. M. 2, C. I ; Vs. L. 9,794, R. 1.432 ; Tickets 3,330 ; Iss.
L. 68.000, R. 4.000 ; L. Indicator. R. Open access and signa-
ture book ; Class L. and R. Dewey ; Cat. L. and R. Diet.
printed ; Executive com.
PENISTOIIB.

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PMMACHHO.

PuBuc ; 1895. (Acts not in operation.)
PENRITH. (Urban District, pop. 9,182.)

Public ; 1882 ; Miss Lucy Stuart ; Vs. 10,000 ; Tickets 1,200,
PBMZANCE. (Borough, pop. 13,123.)

PuBUC ; 1893 ; Mr. Charles Hy. Bsnn ; id. ; Inc. £260 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books £60, Bind. ;^i3, Period. £2$, Sal. and
"waffes iiso; Assist. F. i, C. i ; Vs. L. 10,200, R. 350;
Tickets 1,800 ; Iss. L. 48,000, R. 1,500 \ L. Card charging,
R. App. forms ; Class. L. and R. Subject ; Cat. L. Diet,
printed and MS. for additions, R. Diet. MS. ; Coll. for the
blind ; Executive com.
PERTH. (City, pop. 32,872.)

PuBUc ; Sandeman, 1896 ; Mr. James Craigib ; id. ; Rated ;
Inc. 4^>24i ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£ioo. Bind. /58, Period.
£72, %al. and wages ;^5o8 ; Assist. M. 2, F. 4, C. 2, and 4
cleaners ; Vs. L. 16,445, R. 12,591 ; Tickets 4,139 ; Iss. L.
98,690, R. 15,349; L. Indicator, R. App. forms; Class. L.
and R. Dewey modified ; Cat. L. Diet, printed (additions on
cards), R. Diet, sheaf ; Children's readmg-room ; Lectures ;
Executive com.

Perthshire Society of Natural Science ; 1867 ; Mr. James
CoATES (Hon. Lib.) ; Vs. 2,811 ; Tickets 450; Cat. Classified
and author-lists printed ; Lectures and rambles ; Open 9-4
(Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday to 6 p.m.) ; Public
admitted for reference only on application ; Librsuy chiefly
books on natural science ; Cat. up-to<date.
PETERBOROUGH. (Borough, pop. 40,000.)

Public ; 1891 ; Mr. William J. Willcock ; id. ; Inc. £646 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books ^£87, Bind. /40, Period. ;^70, Sal. and
wages ;£20o. Loans repayment on £SQf> ; Assist. M. 2, C. 2 ;
Vs. L. 8,175, R. 4,436 ; Tickets 5,550 ; Iss. L. 71,01 1, R. 7,565 ;
L. Indicator, R. App. forms and open access ; Class. L. and
R. Dewey ; Cat. L. Class, lists printed, L. and R. Classified
on cards ; Children's room ; Lectures ; Executive com.

Cathedral ; Vs. 3,000.
PETERHEAD. (Borough, pop. 11,506.)

Public ; 1890 ; Mr. David Scott.
PLAISTOW. See WEST HAM.
PLBASLEY.

Public ; 1895.
PLYMOUTH. (County Borough, pop. 120,000.)

Public ; 1871 ; Mr. William Henry K. Wright, F.R.H.S..
F.L.A. ; id. ; Inc. ^£2,000 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£300,
Bind, ifioo. Period. ;f200, Sal. and wages £7^0 ; Assist.
M. 9, C. 6 ; Vs. L. 58,000, R. 24,000 ; Tickets 3,000 ; Iss. L.
374,461, R. 73,087 ; L. Indicator and card charging, R. App.
forms and open access ; Class. L. Main classes, R. Subject ;
Cat. L. Diet, and class, lists printed, R. Diet, printed and
MS. additions ; Lectures ; School libraries ; Executive com. ;
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PLYMOUTH (continued)^

Institute and Natvral Histost Socisty; x8i2.; Vsu 6,000.
Proprietary; 18 10; Vs. 42,000;
POLLO0KSHAWi« (Borough, pop. 8»92i.)

Campbell ; 1844 ; Vs. 5.000.
PONTBFBACT« (Boroagh, 13.427.)

Public ; 1903 ; Mias Klizabbth Cooper ; id. ; Rated ; Inc.
/2S8 ; Ann. Expend. : Books £$$, Bind. £S, Pttriod. £sS,
Sal. and wages £9$ ; Assist. M« i, C. i ; Vs. L. 4.000, R.
1,250; Tickets 2,050; Iss. L. 45.091. R- 304; L. Indicator,
R. App. fonns ; Class. L. and R. Adjustable ; Cat. L. Diet,
printed.
PORTTPOOL.

Public ; i$>03.
POKTTPRIDD. (Urban District, pop. 32.316-)

Free ; 1867 ; Mr. George Hughes ; Vs. 6,00a
P0OIil. (Borough, pop, 35.000.)

Public ; 1885 ; Mr. E. J. Wiuoms ; id. ; Rated and pay Income
Tax; Inc. ;£67o ; Ann. Expend.: Books /120, Bind. ;£40,
Period. ;£i20, SaL and wages £2So ; Assist. M. i. F. 3. C. 2 ;
Vs. L. 8,500, R. 2,200 ; Tickets 2,000 ; Iss, L. 90,000, R. i ,100 ;
L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class.. L. Main classes ; Cat. L.
Classified printed, R. Classified and author MS. on cards ;
Lectures; Museum; Executive com.; Branch: i, and i
newsroom. (Branch library is Open access with Card
charging, and contains a children's reading-room.)
POPtAR. See LOHDOK.
PORTMADOC.

Public ; 1899. (Acts not in operation.)
PORTSMOUTH. (County Borough, pop. 205,118.)

Public ; 1876 ; Mr. Tweed D. A. Jswbrs ; id. ; Rated and
Taxed ; Inc. ;£3.8i2 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;£8 34, Bind. ;£4o8.
Period. ;f203, SaL and wages ;Ji.562, Loans £$2 ; Assist.
M. 6, F. 14, C. 10 ; Vs. L. 76,270, R. 6,706 ; Tickets 27,270 ;
Iss. L. 259,106, R. 29.841 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms and
open access ; Class. L. and R. Fletcher's ; Cat. L. Diet,
printed, R. Diet, on cards and typed lists bound : Chiklrea's
knding library ; County coll. ; Museum ; Dickens's birth*
place ; Executive com. ; Bran^es 3. (Bookbinding on
premises.)
PRBSTON. (County Borough, pop. 120,000.)

Pubuc, Harris ; 1878 ; Mr. W. S. Bramwell ; 2d. ; imx
£3,000 ; Ann. Expend. : Books ]£22o. Bind. /200, Period.
7i 50, Sal. and wages ^£500 ; Assist. M. 7, C. 7 ; Vs. L. 24,000,
R. 34,000; Tickets 5,000; Iss. L. 153.000. R» 19.000;
L. Ledger and App. forms, R. App. forms and Open access ;
Class. L. and R« Main classes ; Qit. L. and R. Diet, printed
and MS. ; Lectures ; Museum and Art gallery ; Dr. Shepherd
coll. ; Executive com.
Harris and Shepherd Reference ; Mr. W. S. Bramwell ;
Vs. 34.453.



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PRBSTONPANS.

PuBuc ; 1902.
FUTNBT. See LOHDON (Wandsworth).

QUARRY BANK.

Public ; 1902.
QUEENBOROUGH. (Borough, pop. 1,544)

Free ; 1887 ; Mr. Alfred Hall ; Vs. 1,000.

RADCtUVB. (Lanes) (Urban District, pop. 25,368.)

Public ; 1903. (Building recently erected, and not yet open. )
RADCUFFE and PILKIHGTOK. (Joint pop. 39.840.)

Co-operative Society ; 1868 ; Mr. Albert Clegg ; Vs. 7,378.
RADSTOCK.

Public ; 1904. (Acts not in operation.)
RAIBHAH (Kent). (Parish, pop. 3.693.)

Public ; 1896. (Reading-rooms only.)
RAMSBT (Isle of Han).

Public ; 1903. (Acts not in operation.)
RAMSGATE. (Borough, pop. 29,000.)

Public ; 1894 ; Mr. Ambrose Franks ; id. ; Inc. £62$ ; Ann.
Expend. : Books and Period. /91, Bind. /48, Sal. and wages



/183 ; Assist. M. I, C. I ; Cat. Diet, printed.

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RATHI

Public ; 1902. (Acts not in operation.)
RATHHINBS and RATHGAR (DnbUn Co.).

Public ; 1887 ; Mr. John J. Loton ; id. ; Inc. £800 ; Assist.
M- 2, C. I ; Vs. L. 7.000, R. 3,000 ; Tickets 3,200 ; Iss. L.
57,600, R. 14.400 ; L. App. forms and open access, R. App.
forms ; Class. L. Qose. R. Brown's ; Cat. L. Diet. MS., R.
Diet, on cards ; Coll. of Irish literature.
RAWMARSH. (Urban District, pop. 14,587)

Public ; 1892 ; Mr. George Daffin.
RAWTEKSTALL. (Urban District, pop. 33,ooa)

PuBUC ; 1902 ; Mr. Hargrbaves Wilkinson ; id. (with power
for 2d.) ; Rated ; Inc. £$0^ ; Assist. M. 2, C. i ; Vs. L. 7,000 ;
R. 1,050; Tickets 4,682; Iss. L. 63,105; L and R. Open
accese and card charging ; Class. Adjustable ; Cat. L. Diet.
MS. card, and sheaf, R. Diet sheaf ; Children's room and
lending library ; Lectures ; Museum ; Delivery staticms.
RBADIHG. (County Borough, pop. 80,000.)

Public ; 1877 ; Mr. William Henry Grbenhough ; id. ;
Inc. £i,6so ; Ann. Expend. : Books ;^3o. Bind. ;£io3.
Period. ;£i40, Sal. and wages £s^o, Loans ;f2i3 ; Assist. M- 5,
C. I ; Vs. L. 27,300, R. 10,000 ; Tickets 7,416 ; Iss. L. 111,157,
R. 16,886; L. Indicator, R. App. forms and open access;
Class. L. and R. Main classes ; Cat. L. Diet, printed. R. Diet,
printed and on cards ; Children's reading-room ; School
libraries ; Museum ; Art gallery ; Executive com. (Brandi
in course of erection. Open access.)



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RBDRUTH. (Urban District pop. 10^51.)

Public ; 1894 ; Mr. William Choules ; id. ; Vs. L. 3,000, R.
7.000 ; Tickets 700 ; Iss. L. 24,775 *' ^^t. L. and R. Diet,
printed.
REIGATB. (Boroagh, pop. 25,993.)

LiTBRARY Institution ; 1837 ; Mr. W. Punton ; Vs. 5,000.



RHTL. (Urban District, pop. 8.000.)

PuBUc ; 1904 ; Mr. Wm. Williams ; id. ; Inc. /230 ;
C. I ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; Class. Main classes ;



Cat. L. Diet, printed ; Chilaren's Lend. Library. (Library
recently opened.)
RICHHOND (Surrey). (Borough, pop. 34,358.)

PuBuc ; 1879 : Mr. Albert A. Barkas ; id. ; Rated, pay
Income Tax, Inhab. Ho. Duty ; Inc. £i,Si6 ; Ann. Expend. :
Books /200, Bind. £7^, Period. ^95, SaL and wages i^563.
Loans £363 ; Assist. M. 5. C. 2 ; Vs. L. 18,880, R. 13,182 ;
Tickets 3,196 ; Iss. L. 88.258, R. 5,772 ; L. Indicator. R. App.
forms and Open access ; Class. Author Alphabetical ; Cat. L.
Diet, printed, MS. for additions, R. Diet, sheaf ; Branch
reading-room ; Delivery station ; Executive com.
RIPOK. (Borough, pop. 8,230.)

Cathedral ; 1624 ; Mr. Henry Williams ; Vs. 6,340 ; MSS.
and early printed books 308!

Mechanics' Institution ; 1831 ; Vs. 2,500.
ROCHDALE. (County Borough, pop. 83,114.)

Public ; 1870 ; Mr. George Hanson ; 2d. ; Inc. £3,47^ I Ann.
Expend.: Books and Period. ^^540, Bind. £117, Sal. and
wages £6$$, Loans £$13 ; Assist. M. 6, F. i, C. 3 ; Vs. L.
46,451, R. 17,618 ; Tickets 10,400 ; Iss. L. 167,272, R. 36,652 ;
L. Ledger, R. App. forms and open access ; Class. Main
classes ; Cat. L. Diet, and classified printed and MS. (monthly
list of additions), R. Diet, printed and MS. ; Children's
reading-room ; Museum ; Art gallery ; Books on wool ; Defoe
coll. ; Lancashire coll. ; Books for the blind ; Branch : i.

Equitable Pioneers' Society ; Mr. Victor Cronshaw ; Vs.
20,000.
ROOHESTBR. (Borough, pop. 30.590.)

Public ; 1892 ; Mr. Robert C. Miller ; id. (for Museum as
wellj ; Inc. (Library only), ;£i8o ; Ann. E^qpend. : Books ;f8o,
Bina .j^io, Period. £1$, Sal. and wages /75 ; Assist. M. i ;
Vs. L. 6,500, R. 500 ; Tickets 2,200; iss. L. 30,511. L. Indi-
cator ; Class. Alphabetical and then in subjects ; Cat. L. and
R. Diet printed ; Executive com.
ROSS.

PuBUC ; 1906.
ROTHERHAM. (Borough, pop. 54.349-)

Free ; 1876 ; Mr. Spurlby Hey ; id. ; Rated ; Inc. ^£850 ;
Assist. F. 2; Vs. L. 11,766, R. 2,318; Tickets 1,000; Iss.
L. 43.914, R. 934 ; L. Indicator, R. App. forms ; School
libraries ; Executive com. ; Branches : 2.



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ROTHWELL (Kettering). (Parish, pop. 5,000.)

Public ; 1894 ; Miss Euzabeth Tebbutt ; id. ; Rated ;
Inc. ;f8o ; Vs. L. 2,950, R. 360 ; Tickets 500 ; Iss. L. 13,328 ;
L. Open access and card charein^ ; Oass. L. and R. Ohiinn-
Brown ; Cat. L. Diet, and classified printed and 1/ES, for
additions ; Children's lending library ; Executive com.
BOWLET REGIS.
PuBUC ; 1904.
ROTTON. (Urban District, pop. 14,881.)

Public ; 1903 ; Miss Ethbl Mbllor ; id. ; Inc. /280 ; Vs. L.
4,120, R. 60 ; Tickets 253 ; L. Card charging ; Class. Dewey ;
Children's reading-room. (Library recently erected.)
RUGBT. (Parish, pop. 16,830.)

Public, Wood Institute ; 1890 ; Mr. James W. Kenning ;
id. ; Pay Income Tax ; Inc. £640 ; Ann. Expend. : Books,
Bind., and Period. ^267, Sal. and wages /222, Loans ;£i04 ;
Assist. M. 2, C. I ; vs. L. 5,404, R. 1.043 ; Tickets 2,128 ; Iss.
L. 48,212, R. 1,410 ; L. Indicator, R. Open access, siffnatnre-
book; Cass L. Main classes, R. Close; Cat. L. Diet, and
Classified printed, R. Diet, printed ; Executive com.
School ; 1878 ; Vs. 7,500.
RUMCORK. (Parish, pop. 17,500.)

Public ; 1881 ; Mrs. Margaret Jones ; id. ; Inc. /219 ;
Ann. Expend. : Books /37, Bind. £16, Period. £31 ; Assist.
F. I, C. I ; Vs. 13,800 ; Tickets 1,098 ; Iss. L. 32,875* R- 1.783 ;
L. Indicator for fiction and card charging, R. Oien access ;
Class. Main classes ; Cat. L. Classified printed, R. Classified on



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