Archives and the User


The widely respected Archives and the User series of publications are essential introductions to historical sources including education, Nonconformity, manorial records and seals. Some editions are still available from the BRA. Please email for further details.
1 The Records of the Established Church in England by Dorothy M. Owen, 1970 (reprinted 1997) £5.00
2 Indexing for Editors by R.F. Hunnisett, 1974 (second edition by Nat Alcock, 2014) £12.00
5 Manorial Records by P.D.A. Harvey, Revised edition, 1999 (few remaining) £10.00
6 Irish History from 1700: A Guide to Sources in the Public Record Office (TNA) by Alice Prochaska, 1986 £5.00
7 Materials for the Local and Regional Study of Schooling by W.B. Stephens and R.W. Unwin, 1987 £5.00
8 Sources for the History of English Nonconformity: 1660-1830 by Michael Mullett, 1991 £5.00
10 Documenting the History of Houses by N.W. Alcock, 2003 (replaces no.3) (few remaining) £10.00
11 Seals and Sealing Practices by Elizabeth A. New, 2010 £7.00

Editions listed below are out of print

4 Editing Records for Publication by R.F. Hunnisett, 1977
9 Sources for the History of London – 1939-45: a Guide and Bibliography by Heather Creaton, 1998