Official Publications or Parliamentary Papers contain information on education, health, poor relief, charities and public works at a local level.
Particularly useful are the House of Commons Sessional Papers, which include reports of Royal Commissions whilst the Local and Personal Acts deal with enclosure, estates, canals, railways and other similar undertakings.
Guides to the use of Official Publications include:
Parliamentary Papers are available in the Hartley Library as follows:
Acts of Parliament
Rare Books Cope quarto 43.3
Access to some collections is restricted to members of the University.