Reading Borough Council's archived records are held by the BRO, including: the accounts and other financial records of Reading borough, 1835-1975, and the Local Board of Health, 1850-1891 (R/FB). They include, as well as the main series of general accounts, rent accounts of borough property, naming the tenants, 1835-1853, 1886-1891; accounts of Reading Tramways, 1901-1947, Reading Gas Company, 1904-1949; and staff superannuation registers, 1924-1986. The listed the accounts of Reading and Earley School Boards, 1871-1903 (R/FE1), and the borough Education Committee, 1903-1945, including registers of teachers, 1903-1939 (R/FE2). There are also accounts for some individual Reading schools, 1872-1910 (R/FE3). Accounts of the Reading Improvement Commissioners, 1826-1846 (R/AS). Additional chamberlains’ accounts, 1822-1835 (R/FA3). Quit rentals (money owed by property owners to the Corporation under the terms of the borough charter), 1611-1612, 1753-1801 (R/FA11). Fee farm accounts (money paid annually by the Corporation to the Crown), 1567-1640 (R/FA12). Constables’ accounts, 1645-1646 (R/FA13). Additional items relating to the borough’s quarter sessions court, 1603-1777 (R/JQ). A volume of poor law settlement examinations, 1768-1777.