Fonds BR 379 - Hood, Vores and Allwood, solicitors, of Dereham and Aylsham

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BR 379


Hood, Vores and Allwood, solicitors, of Dereham and Aylsham


  • 18th century-20th century (Creation)

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167 boxes; 2 rolls; 1 bundle; 1 folder; 1 volume

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(late 19th century-)

Administrative history

The history of Hood, Vores and Allwood, solicitors, can be traced back to the late 19th century and the firm took its current name in 1932. Its offices are still based in Dereham at the Priory, Church Street and in Aylsham, at 3 Burgh Road [1 July 2013].

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 12 December 1974, 31 July 1975, 8 December 1977, 14 March 1980, 20 March 1980, 24 February 1981, 23 November 1995, 2 February 2000 (ACC 1999/193), 9 June 2000 (ACC 2000/54), 11 August 2000 (ACC 2000/106), 13 February 2001 (ACC 2000/271) and 10 June 2013 (ACC 2013/72).

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Scope and content

Contains mainly clients' papers and some business records of the firm.
Please note that, apart from the manorial records, this collection is uncatalogued and that this is an interim list which may change over time.

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Further accruals of records are possible.

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The records are arranged by date of deposit and, from ACC 1999/193, by their accession number.
You can request to view the records by quoting their accession date or number and, for deposits larger than one box of records, by giving the relevant box, bundle or part number, or a brief description of the documents if they are unnumbered. For example: Hood, Vores and White, ACC 12/12/1974, bundle 940; Hood, Vores and Allwood, ACC 01/03/1980, box 1 and ACC 1999/193, part 4, box 2.

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Please give at least ONE WEEK'S NOTICE for access to these uncatalogued records, particularly for unnumbered bundles or records, so that records can be identified within large deposits and checked to ensure that they are not in a fragile condition which could make them unfit for production in the searchroom. Some records in this list are marked as unfit for production which means that they cannot usually be produced in the searchroom. Please contact the Norfolk Record Office for further advice.

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created 26/06/2013 by Drohv. Modified 23/05/2019 by Droip.


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