Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
The archives comprise act and deposition books, exhibita files and bonds. They include records of courts at Sturbridge and Barnwell Fairs.
Papers comprising diaries, correspondence, speeches, articles, personal papers, press cuttings and photographs.
With press cuttings relating to his father, William Thompson Fyfe, 1906-7.
From the library at Hopton Hall, Derbyshire, formed by Anthony Gell (d.1583), lawyer.
Minutes, submissions and papers from group meetings, on subjects including: electoral reform; freedom of information; women’s rights; lesbian and gay rights; children’s rights; employment and social security; legal advice services and legal aid; a Bill of Rights; legal rights.
Includes: annotated paper on an equalities strategy; drafts of the group’s report on democracy, the individual and the community, with explanatory notes for NK.
Papers and correspondence on legislation affecting the county courts, with correspondents including: representatives of the Belfast Solicitors' Association (11).
Also includes: submissions of the Belfast Solicitors' Association on the enforcement of judgments office review, and proposed increase in county court jurisdiction; consultative papers on the increase of county court jurisdiction.
This collection reflects Lord Gardiner's involvement and interest in law reform and the justice system. There are many Law Commission reports as well as other printed papers. There is correspondence about rehabilitation of offenders, laws and acts, as well as source material for reports. The texts of a number of articles and speeches given by Lord Gardiner are here, including those during his time as Lord Chancellor. Official and press photographs are also included.
The material held at Churchill Archives Centre deals with Sir Dingle's career as a Liberal and then a Labour Member of Parliament, as well as with his distinguished position in the legal profession, particularly with regard to Commonwealth countries and with his literary skills.