The History of
LOCKS and LOCKSMITHING
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Curator:
Brian Morland
curator@morlands.demon.co.uk



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The second title in our series is now available:-

George Price
Victorian Champion of the Security Trade


by Pat Tempest

George Price by Pat Tempest

The Author, Pat Tempest is the Great, Grand daughter of George Price and
Pat Tempestbrings her own insights and style to the subject. The book is well illustrated with contempory illustrations and colour pictures.

£15 plus P&P
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The first tile in our series:-


A C Hobb a man of genius by Mike Fincher

122 printed pages. 30 x 21.5cm
77 illustrations, 49 in colour. Wire bound between LeatherGrain effect boards.

£15 + P&P
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Modern Day
Locks & Keys
Treatise on Thief and Fire-Proof Safes and Locks and Keys, George Price, Simpkin, Marshall, London. 1856 Joseph Bramah A Centry of Invention, Ian McNeil Locks & Keys Throughout The Ages Schlüssel und Schloß, Heinrich Pankofer, 1974 Locks from Iran, by Parviz Tanavoli and John T. Wertime, 1976 Keys - Their history and collection, Eric Monk,1974 & 1994 Locks and Lockmaking: An Annotated Bibliography, Amatt, 1973 Unlocking Adventure, Chales Courtney, 1951 Safe Bind Safe Find, Garry Hogg, 1961 Construction of Locks, A C Hobbs (edited by Chas Tomlinson), 1853 edition, Construction of Locks, A C Hobbs (edited by Chas Tomlinson), 1868 edition, Construction of Locks, A C Hobbs (edited by Chas Tomlinson), 1974 edition,
Primitive Locks and Keys, General Pitt-Rivers,1883 Egyptian locks and keys Roman Keys and Locks, Box File 1 containing Bibliography, web links, museums etc. Railway Locks of the World, Box File 1. Padlocks, Box File 1. Time Lock, Box File 1 containing Bibliography, web links, museums etc.
Miscellaneous documents relating to Charles st Aubin and his locks. Bramah documents Issues of The Chubb Guardian and Custodian Hobbs documents Box file containing Milner documents John Tann locks, safes, strongrooms. Miscelaneous documents The Lock Collecter Issues 1 - 25 British Patent Specifications, 1774-1850 relating to Locks and Safes etc. Box file 1 British Patent Specifications, 1851-1875 relating to Locks and Safes etc. Box file 2 British Patent Specifications, 1876-1900 relating to Locks and Safes etc. Box file 3 British Patent Specifications, 1901-1925 relating to Locks and Safes etc. Box file 4 British Patent Specifications, 1926-1950 relating to Locks and Safes etc. Box file 5 Bibliography, Books, On-line links, Museums and Collections

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We are always looking for artefacts to add to this collection. Please contact the Curator if you can help us in our mission in any way.
We especially would like to hear from you if you, or your ancesters, were involved with locks and keys.

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This page was last updated January 2010