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Major accessions to repositories in 2019 relating to Business


History of Advertising Trust Archive

  • Brooks Fulford Cramer Seresin (BFCS), production company: commercials archive 1984-2002 (HAT2019/20)
  • David Morse (fl1960s-1990s), commercial photographer: photographic archive 1960s-1990s (HAT2019/5)
  • Ebiquity, marketing and media consultancy: advertising archive 1960s-2000s (HAT2019/7)
  • Peter Durrell (fl1980s-2010s), collector of advertising ephemera: magazine inserts and trade cards 1880s-1930s (HAT2019/14)
  • MB (Michael Blythe) Productions, production company: commercials archive 1980s-2000s (HAT2019/2)


Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire Archives: Old Aberdeen House Branch

  • Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd, trawler owners and fish sellers, Aberdeen and North Shields: minutes, financial, operational, staff and marketing records; records for subsidiaries and associated companies, including Ships' Stores and Repairing Co. Ltd, Aberdeen, and Hugh Twaddle & Son Ltd, plumbers, Glasgow 19th-21st cent (DD2865)

Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Trevor Eames, blacksmith: papers c1895-1999 (WM/2693)

Ayrshire Archives

  • Hourstons Department store, Ayr: records 1901-2010

Barnsley Archive and Local Studies Department

  • Horace Peter Thawley (1944-2010), farmer of Hoyland: farming diaries 1940s-2010s (A/3849/B)

Bath Record Office

  • Royal Bath & West of England Society: files and brochures rel to the Bath & West Show and other activities; corresp and planning around the 150th Show celebrations; recent catalogues and brochures; papers of the Safety Zone and Farm Safety Committee incl photographs and literature collected by Mike Cockram and correspondence, press cuttings and papers relating to the Michael Wheatland Trust c1970-2019 (0038B)

Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Holtwood Farm, Sundon: farm diaries 1946-1961 (X980)
  • T & E Neville, builders and undertakers, Luton: funeral registers 1929-1955 (X843/16/9-20, 22-23)
  • Vincent Sykes & Higham, solicitors: probate and deeds of Great Barford property of Freeman, Elizabeth; award book for Nether Dean 1801-1916 (X1027)

Berkshire Record Office

  • Gowrings of Reading, Ford car dealers: records 1915-1980 (D/EX2739acc10471)
  • P J Drew Ltd, ironmongers, of Reading: deeds and papers 1864-1965 (D/EX2777acc10595)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • William Cowe and Sons, manufacturing confectioners, grocers and provision merchants, Berwick-upon-Tweed: planning appeal records rel to 64-66 Bridge Street 1957-1958 (BRO 2555)

Bexley Local Studies and Archive Centre

  • Kolster-Brandes Ltd, radio and telephone manufacturers Sidcup: photographs 1932 (PHPKR)
  • Vickers PLC, marine engineering: photographs 1917 (PHVIC)

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • Dismantling & Engineering Services Ltd., Willenhall: photographs of demolition work of buildings in central Birmingham 1959-1973 (MS 4977 (2019/075))

Brent Archives

  • Thomas Peter Kemp, owner and managing director of J.S Farley, monumental masons: collection of records incl his apron, mortgage and insurance papers, financial papers, and correspondence nd (ACC/2019/04)

Bury Museum and Archives

  • Hampson Mills, cotton manufacturers, Bury: account records c1800 (BMX/3/1)
  • Walmsleys (Bury) Ltd, paper makers, engineers and pump makers: black and white photographs of the Drawing Office c1930 (MLP/102)

Cambridgeshire Archives

  • Ramsey & Muspratt photographic studio: diaries, order books and member lists 20th cent (R119/015)
  • Ramsey & Muspratt photographic studio: order books, accounts, staff records, diaries 1898-1978 (R119/004)

Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Charles Howard Derbyshire, market gardener of Middlewich: deeds, family papers and business papers c1750-1940 (D 9227)
  • James Edward Dean, (fl 1935-1969), General Manager of Barrowmore Industries: minutes, accounts, trade catalogues, published histories, photographs and slides and personal papers 1931-1981 (D 9225)

City of Westminster Archives Centre

  • Waring & Gillow Ltd: documents rel to the journey of William Thomas Richard Daly to Ethiopia in 1948 for Waring & Gillow to repair furniture belonging to Emperor Haile Selassie 1948-1949 (3003)

Clackmannanshire Archives & Local History Service

  • Documents, photos, books & tools gathered from design & lecturing careers at Harlands Engineering Co. 1920s-1970s (A/2019/5)
  • Patons & Baldwins Ltd, woollen & worsted spinners: family & baby knitting patterns 1970s-1980s (A/2019/4)
  • 16mm film reels relating to Alloa Industries, including the glass work and gas work 1970s-1980s (A/2019/3)
  • J & J Baldwins & Partners, partner company within Patons & Baldwins Ltd, Woollen And Worsted Spinners: Beehive Knitting Booklet No.9 - 'Woolcraft' - a practical guide to knitting & crochet 1930s-1940s (A/2019/9)

Coventry Archives

  • Courtaulds Ltd, manufacturers of crape, dress fabric, artificial silk and other manmade fibres: material incl black and white photographs, mostly of the looms and machinery, taken by Jonathan Caffelle who worked for Courtaulds from 1966 until the factory closed in 1998 1950s-1980s (Acc: PA3385)
  • Courtaulds Ltd, manufacturers of crape, dress fabric, artificial silk and other manmade fibres: colour photographs, manuscript material including pension and apprenticeship details 1950s-1980s (Acc: PA3386)
  • Courtaulds Ltd, manufacturers of crape, dress fabric, artificial silk and other manmade fibres: notebook containing an index to reports written by Fred Fothergill, senior research physicist for Courtaulds, initially in Braintree and then later in Coventry, at the research labs in Foleshill Road 1931-1947 (Acc: PA3373)

Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Whitehaven

  • E S Gainford and Son Ltd, coal merchants: business records 1961-1977 (YDB 101)

Cumbria Archive Centre, Kendal

  • Richard Harper & Son Auctioneers: Sedbergh Auction Mart minute and valuation books 1933-1939 (WDSO 264)
  • Blacksmith of Docker, unknown: account book 1828-1837 (WDB 170)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Kennings Ltd, car dealers, Clay Cross: personnel files c1970-2015 (D4547)
  • Robinson & Sons Ltd, textile and packaging manufacturer, Chesterfield: Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society programmes 1968-1969 (D5395)
  • Riber Hall Farm, Matlock: documents incl surrenders, articles of agreements, Poor Rate Assessments, abstract of title and wills and probate 1651-1944 (D8221)
  • Blackwell Colliery Co Ltd, Alfreton: employee registers 1888-1960 (D8235)
  • Charles Potts (fl1725-1726): account book rel to lead mines 1725-1726 (D1154)
  • Francis Fearne (fl1789-1854), lead miner, Brassington: volume containing school exercises, accounts and reckoning accounts for the Great Rake Mine, Brassington 1789-1854 (D8260)
  • Blakelow Farm, Bonsall Moor: deeds, pig rearing record book (1934-1936), accounts (1942) 1893-1959 (D8275)
  • John Jones, cabinet makers, Derby: records incl correspond, accounts, receipts, invoices, stock sheets, paysheets, payroll information 1929-1950 (D8279)
  • Buxton Palace Hotel Co: building plans and associated documentation 1939-1994 (D8291)

Devon Archives and Local Studies Service (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Trewin and Sons, Bradworthy: thrashing and combing accounts 1892-1943 (ZAUX)

Durham County Record Office

  • Harrison and Harrison of Durham, organ builders: organ plans, E-G 19th-20th cent (D/Ha)

East Sussex Record Office

  • Howlett and Clarke, solicitors, Brighton: letters to Thomas Attree and successors 1810-1849 (13374)

Essex Record Office

  • Wade and Davies, solicitors: deeds of Dunmow and surrounding area 1600-1965 (A15114)
  • Abacus Antiques, Maldon: business records 1987-2000 (A15059)
  • Davey Paxman and Co. Ltd., Colchester: photocopies of microfilm of historical Paxman orders made c.1894-1915; book of photographs pasted in of engine parts, 1934-1935; orders records book, 1951-1971 1894-1971 (A15172)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • Hardings, linen drapers: papers of Eva Winifred Maud Harding incl receipts for investments and Military Sunday service tickets 20th cent (HDG/28)
  • Hardings, linen drapers: records incl adhesive labels, signs, brochures, price labels, vols and other printed materials. Also incl a small number of papers from Ruddocks military tailors 20th cent (HDG)

Flintshire Record Office

  • James Hurst, (fl 1837-1893), gamekeeper: accounts and reports rel to Hawarden Castle game-keeping 1837-1893 (AN5239; D/DM/1862)
  • Ruabon Coal Co: minutes of Board of Directors 1856 (AN5275)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Boaden's Stores, Tynant, Beddau: shop ledgers 1934-1962 (D1747)
  • Howells (House Of Fraser) Department Store, Cardiff: records 19th-20th cent (D1680)
  • Jill McAndrew (1942-2011), Colliery Nursing Officer at Taff Merthyr Colliery and Trelewis Drift Mine: research project and photographs rel to the coal mining industry and occupational health c1981 (D1652)
  • Llwyn-y-Grant Farm, Llanederyn Road, Penylan, Cardiff: sale notice of farming stock, agricultural machinery and household goods 1941 (D1699)
  • Principality Building Society: borrower's ledgers, general ledgers, shareholders ledgers, Chatham Building Society mortgagor's ledgers and U.B.S. general ledgers 1873-1953 (D1746)
  • John Gwilym Roberts, (fl 1950-1970), architect: drawings from private practice 1950s-1970s (D1703)

Gloucestershire Archives

  • Mary Barnett, baker of Great Rissington: accounts 1827-1830 (D15206)

Gwynedd Archives, Caernarfon Record Office

  • Robert and John Thomas, cobblers, Llanengan: account book 1848-1898 (XM13656)

Gwynedd Archives, Meirionnydd Record Office

  • Oakeley Quarry: accident book 1929-1984 (ZM7597)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • B E Chaplin Ltd, gun and rifle makers of Winchester: business records including invoice ledgers, sales and repairs ledger, insurance documents, stock list, apprenticeship agreements and papers, photographs, architects plans and advertising proofs 1932-2019 (93A19)

Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre

  • Marchant and Son Ltd., grocers, Hereford: customer account books 1917-1919 (DD34)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Sharples, Tuke, Lucas and Seebohm bank, Hitchin: early photographs of Hitchin people 1850s-1860s (Acc 6130)

Highland Archives

  • Lovat Highland Estates Ltd, Beauly, Inverness: records incl Fraser of Lovat letterbooks; rental ledgers; financial records; cash books; stock books; factory account ledgers; letter boxes; abstract books; lantern slides from Fort Augustus Abbey; sale catalogue for Fort Augustus Abbey; correspondence files 1816-1986 (FL)
  • Lovat Highland Estates Ltd, Beauly, Inverness: estate maps 18th-20th cent (FL)

Highland Archives: Lochaber Archive Centre

  • Lochaber Aluminium Smelter: glass slides, films and photographs c1903-2000 (L/D190)

Hull History Centre (Hull City Archives)

  • Walter and George Toft, of Hull: property deeds, air raid warden records and family correspondence 1676-1970 (C DFWT)
  • Hellyer Brothers Ltd,, trawler owners, St. Andrews Dock, and British United Trawlers Engineers (Grimsby) Ltd: records from the end of the Third Cod War to the run-down of the company in 1984 1950-1984 (C DEBH)
  • Fenners PLC, manufacturer of reinforced polymer technology, Hessle: annual reports, accounts and publications 1938-2007 (C DBFE)

Isle of Man Public Record Office

  • Isle of Man Companies Registry: company registration files rel to the Isle of Man Steam Packet Co Ltd 1885-2001 (A155)

Kent History and Library Centre

  • Seymour Coppinger (c1823-1897) of Highgate in Hawkhurst, tailor: account book annotated with information on births, marriages and deaths, comments on cricket matches, observations about the weather and emigrations to Australia and other miscellaneous material 1854-1896 (U4163)
  • J F Boyde, Chemist of Biggin Hill, Kent: prescription book 1946-1960 (U4198)
  • Accounts of stabling, shoemakers and carpenters' businesses in Lynsted 1664-1673 (U4205)

Lancashire Archives

  • Leyland Paint and Varnish Co. Ltd.: business records incl photographs, marketing materials, corresp, articles of incorporation, records from conferences and paint catalogues c1922-1975 (DDX 3265)
  • T. Wildman & Sons, Willow Mill, Caton: business records incl photographs of mill sites and equipment, corresp and cash book 1892-1974 (DDX 3513)
  • Percival Robert Charlton, (fl. 1859-1861), Superintendent of Liverpool Waterworks: work diary detailing trips by foot, train, omnibus, checking pipework, valves and joints and commissioning and overseeing repair work 1859-1861 (DDX 3261)

Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for

  • Brush Electrical Engineering Co Ltd, Loughborough: pupils registers and certificates book 1889-1938 (DE9943)
  • E Hollingshead & Son, saddlers, Melton Mowbray: correspondence and financial records c1920-1948 (DE9803)
  • Benjamin Chamberlain, (fl1831-1835), bookseller: diary 1831-1835 (DE9913)
  • Warner, Sheppard & Wade, auctioneers and estate agents: Leicester and Loughborough cinema files 1923-1930 (DE9781)
  • Alfred Chapman, (fl1930-1949): private ledger incl accounts for "Holmwood", a factory on Fosse Road North, Leicester, War Stock and Victory Bonds, bank and building society savings c1930-1949 (DE9970)
  • Bedlam Farm, Hathern: diaries, financial records and associated ephemera rel to the tenancy of the farm by the Moody family c1920-2010 (DE9958)
  • Johnson's, hosiery manufacturers, Loughborough: advertising material, financial records, stock records, and general material rel to framework knitting and hosiery manufacture 19th-20th cent (DE9792)
  • Thomas Cook Group, travel agents: minutes, correspondence, brochures, travel guides, timetables, scrapbooks, photographs, posters, staff records, books, periodicals, souvenirs 1841-2019 (DE10000)
  • John Bull Rubber Co Ltd, motor and cycle tyre manufacturers and successors: records incl ledgers and other financial records, photographs, scrap books, experiments book (1916-1923), trade publications, newsletters, catalogues and other promotional material, souvenirs and anniversary publications, other ephemera 20th cent (DE9835)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Liverpool Grain Storage Transit Co: records 1933-1988 (ACC 7324)
  • Thomas Potts, (fl 1924-1967), employee Liverpool Council Engineers Dept: diaries, work books and corresp 1924-1967 (ACC 7333)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Joseph's Bookstore & Cafe Also, London: records incl files of publicity, articles and reviews for events; photographs; administrative files; New Voices in Jewish Thought correspondence; cafe menus; showcard advertisements; stock lists of Jewish books; copies of books published by JB Publications; audio tapes 1994-2019 (B19/060)
  • John Johnson (Authors' Agent) Ltd.: records incl authors ledgers, correspondence with authors and photographs c1956-2003 (B19/113)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • The Chatham Brewery: account ledger 1851-1884 (DE1289)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Blackburns Builders Ltd, Harleston: customer accounts 1923-1952 (ACC 2018/182)
  • D. Lovwell, wheelwright, Bergh Apton: ledgers 1885-1902 (ACC 2019/86)
  • E.J. Huggins, agricultural engineers, wheelwrights and farriers: accounts, ledgers and detailed day books 1852-1970 (ACC 2019/172)
  • Griggs family, farmers, South Creake: farm and labour account books 1865-1934 (MC 3479)
  • Griggs family, farmers, South Creake: labour account books 1860-1951 (MC 3479)
  • Sexton family, boot and shoe manufacturers, Norwich: plan of new factory; patent for Louis XV boots; photographs and postcards of the factory, 1912 floods in Norwich and First World War bomb damage in Lowestoft 1891-1930 (ACC 2019/2)
  • Unidentified Great Yarmouth chemist: prescription book 1896-1945 (ACC 2019/198)
  • Farming accounts for marshes in Snettisham 1779 (ACC 2019/164)
  • Richard P. Harbord (fl late 20th cent), architect: architectural drawings and notes of Beaupre Hall, Outwell 1961 (MC 3489)
  • Norton family, farmers and millers, Wellingham and Shereford: farm accounts and millers' records incl Wellingham churchwardens' accounts 1812-1864 and constables' accounts 1812-1837 1805-1901 (ACC 2019/160)

North Devon Record Office (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Barnstaple Lace Factory: records and samples 1900-2019 (B1399)
  • Barnstaple Trades Council: minutes 1976-2009 (B1350)
  • Shapland & Petter, furniture designers and manufacturers, Barnstaple: glass negatives of furniture designs 19th-20th cent (B1395)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Day book of Lead Mill, Saxton 1889-1914 (Z.1657)

Northumberland Archives

  • H.T. Beavan, chemist, druggist and wine and spirit dealer, of Prudhoe, Northumberland: ledger 1863-1872 (NRO 08185)

Nottinghamshire Archives

  • Gibbs Jewellers Of Goose Gate, Nottingham: trade account book, giving name and address of customer, and details of work undertaken with cost 1886-1902 (DD/2734)
  • Henry Ashwell And Co Ltd, hosiery dyers and bleachers, Nottingham: director's minutes, articles of association, correspondence and reports, registers of members and share ledgers, annual statements, profit and loss accounts, day book, plans, inventories, valuations, maps, property documents, and research notes c1840-1976 (Acc 9568)

Nucleus: The Nuclear and Caithness Archives (Caithness Archives)

  • Andrew Rugg (fl1881-1944), Sheriff Clerk Depute and fishcurer, Wick: family and business papers 1881-1944 (P935)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Saddleworth Historical Society: day book, hand written books rel to weaving and the cotton industry, various bills and receipts and photographs 1819-1996 (M256)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Henry Stone and Son of Banbury, printers and cabinet-makers: sales day books, petty cash books, bought cash book, cash book (Henry Stone and Son (Furniture) Ltd); registers of debentures, registers of members and share ledger, annual accounts / balance sheets, shares certificates, registers of directors or managers, Henry Stone and Son (Printers) minute book and loose annual returns, correspondence, certificates, agreements and patents 1899-1980 (B41)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Tailor Incorporation of Perth: minutes and correspondence 20th cent (19/50)
  • Sandy Wilson (d2018), Pitlochry businessman and entrepreneur: Pitlochry History Collection containing guide books and maps, Pitlochy Highland Games brochures and minute book, Pitlochry Curling Club papers, photographs, postcards, newspaper cuttings 20th cent (19-Nov)

Peterborough Archives

  • Stirling Maynard, construction consultants, Peterborough: forms of tender, bills of quantities, reports, maps 1901-1987 (2019/29)

Powys Archives

  • Central Wales Emporium Ltd, Llandrindod Wells, Radnorshire: minutes 1908-1922 (R/BI/9)

Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library and Archive

  • Omes Ltd, Beverley Works, Barnes, electric forging manufacturers: records, including articles of association and a ledger c1921-1972 (AD87)

Rotherham Archives and Local Studies

  • William Hagon (fl 1818-1879) of Kimberworth: notebooks (2) incl one used by William Hurt as a farm workers record book with details of wages and payments c1818-1879 (1105-F)

Sandwell Community History and Archives Service

  • Gould Singleton Partnership, architects, Halesowen: plans for Great Bridge Shopping Centre and Wednesbury Shopping Centre 1988 (2019/11R)
  • Aluminium Co, aluminium manufacturers, Oldbury: glass slides, glass negatives and other material relating to the works 1890-1900 (2019/58R)
  • Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds (GKN), engineering company: plans of industrial premises in Sandwell owned by GKN 1950-1980 (2019/08R)
  • AJ Russell Green (fl1950-1965), architect, West Bromwich: building plans and business correspondence c1950-1965 (2019/06R)

Sheffield City Archives

  • James Oxley Ltd, Sheffield, knife and tool manufacturers: misc accounts c1951-1970 (X870)
  • John Adams and Son, Furniture Polish Manufacturers, Sheffield: copy letter book rel to orders 1882-1887 (X879)
  • John Senior (b c1848), Miners' Weighman at Staindrop Colliery: account and commonplace book 1865-1879 (X871)
  • Samuel Osborn & Co Ltd, Mushet Tool Works, Penistone Road, Sheffield: architects' drawings 1940-1975 (X860)
  • Tinsley Wire Industries Ltd (and subsidiaries): accounts and AGM minutes and other papers of subsidiary companies 1904-1997 (X861)

Shropshire Archives

  • Bridgnorth Pharmacy, Shropshire: ledger 1886-1904 (9624)
  • Henry Price & Sons, builders, Shrewsbury: detailed works and purchase ledgers (14 vols) 1916-1957 (9649)

Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)

  • Kilmersdon colliery: Braysdown pit records 19th cent (A/EPN)
  • Manor Farm, Norton Fitzwarren: records 1918-1964 (A/EPQ)
  • Evercreech Local History Society: local business records transferred by the society incl accounts of George Dunsford, butcher; accounts of Gascoignes, manufacturers; papers of Greencore, milk processing plant, incl photographs, registers of plant and order cards 1912-1997 (A/BNV)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • T&R Annan & Sons, photographers and fine art dealers, Glasgow: photographs 1866-1911 (1,001,209-1,001,211)

St Helens Archive Service

  • Bold Colliery: 8 mining log books, registers and time books (8) 1929-1932 (MBC)
  • Vulcan Foundry Ltd: workmen's registers 1912-1971 (VU)
  • Sketches of Collieries incl Garswood Park Colliery, Haydock Colliery, Queen Pit, Ince Moss Colliery, High Brooks Colliery, Arley Mine and Brynn Hall Colliery c1871

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

  • Staffordshire solicitors' collection: title deeds and other documents of title, personal and other client papers including probate and legal cases, sale particulars, notices, and other printed items, relating mainly to the Newcastle-under-Lyme area 1593-1973 (7780)

Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

  • Wilson's Corn and Milling Co Ltd: minutes, accounts, ledgers, employee records, deeds, photographs, scrapbooks 1657-1996 (HC702)

Teesside Archives

  • Large Bolckow, Vaughan & Co., Ltd ledger showing output of various blast furnaces incl Clay Lane, Cleveland Ironworks, Southbank and Middlesbrough; and small books with names and daily rates of pay with some loose photographs c1913-1950 (7746)

Trafford Local Studies

  • George Richards and Co., engineering works, Broadheath: photographs and engineering manuals 1946-1972 (TRA1320)

Walsall Archives

  • Green & Russell Ltd, iron founders, Willenhall: records 20th cent (1645)
  • Jonah Banks & Sons Ltd, iron fittings manufacturer, Willenhall: records 19th-20th cent (1646)
  • Butler Bros, harness & saddlery and general leather goods manufacturers, Walsall: ledgers 1894-1961 (1660)
  • Aldridge Brownhills Manufacturing Association: records 20th cent (1639)

Warwickshire County Record Office

  • Rugby Gas Works: records incl contracts and correspondence, possibly with the company secretary 1840-1900 (CR5051)
  • Richard Sadler (fl1852-1859), of Sutton: farm ledger, incl transactions of livestock, cereal and other goods with people and businesses in and around Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham, including William Kirkpatrick Riland Bedford, James Terry, Birmingham Flour Society, the Grammar School (Bishop Vesey) and Vincent Holbeche 1852-1859 (CR5054)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Albery and Lucas of Midhurst, solicitors: records 1840s-1960s (19461)
  • Fleet Garage, Fittleworth: records 1931-1975 (19458)
  • Edmund L Woods 9fl1920-1930), of Chilgrove: papers rel to farm and estate at Chilgrove 1920s-1930s (19594)
  • Sir Freddie Laker (1922-2006), airline entrepreneur: archive 1956-2004 (19512)
  • H J Burt of Steyning, estate agents: records and sale particulars 1910s-1980s (19559)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford

  • David Smith and Co Ltd, textile manufacturers: minute books 1871-1912 (WYB804)
  • Reginald Furness Ltd, Haycliffe Hill Worsted Mills: records incl ledgers and wage book 1930s-1960s (WYB793)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Calderdale

  • Roberts and Hirst Limited, Cote Hill Bobbin Works: wage books 1916-1961 (WYC:1921)
  • John Horsfall and Sons Ltd, West Vale Works: business records incl sales and order books, contracts books, wages books, memorandum and articles of association, trust deed and special resolution; also incl registers and certificates of young persons and children employed by F K Adcock Company 1894-1981 (WYC:1903)
  • Ely Furness, joiner and undertaker, Greetland: funeral account book 1896-1927 (WYC:1919)
  • Business and Professional Women's Club, Brighouse: scrapbooks of Miss Audrey Turner, Brighouse, rel to local and national events, history of United Kingdom Federation of Business and Professional Women 'Golden Jubilee 50 Years BPW 1938-1988 Limited Edition' 1969-1988 (WYC:1914)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Kirklees

  • Mitchell Family of Honley, millwrights and textile machine makers: papers 1871-1962 (WYK1910)
  • Battye and Hesp Solicitors: corresp recieved by Battye and Hesp Solicitors, Edward Lake Hesp, solicitor, and Fenton, Jones and Armitage solicitors, rel to clients affairs and insurance policies 1826-1880 (WYK1887)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Sharlston West Colliery, Walton: horse keepers report book incl details of pit ponies, accidents, welfare and new ponies arriving 1901-1903 (WYW1939)
  • Upton Colliery Co Ltd: salaries books incl management and office staff 1931-1948 (WYW1931)
  • GD Wood (fl 1853-1867) of Mr Potts Academy Knaresborough: mercantile book-keeping school book and school lesson books 1853-1867 (WYW1932)

Wigan Archives and Local Studies

  • Henry Gaskell, (1778-1849), solicitor: personal and business records 15th-19th cent (Acc. 2019/42)

Wirral Archives Service

  • Wallasey Corporation: Wallasey Embankment reports, corresp, ledgers and Acts 1813-1972 (2386)
  • Yeardsley family and Birkenhead and Wallasey Corporations: Yeardsley family papers, Birkenhead Water Works plans and Birkenhead and Wallasey Water Order 19th-20th cent (2426)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Mark Christopher Long (b1943), actor, and People Show Limited, experimental theatre company, London: records rel to the company and company members 1936-2017 (Add MS 89387)

Manx National Heritage Library & Archives

  • Palace Group Ltd: business records of subsidiaries and previous companies incl minutes of several companies and engagements book 1896-1978 (MS 14646)

National Gallery Research Centre

  • Fritz Wengraf (1895-1965), Alex Wengraf (b1938), and Julius Weitzner (1895-1986), art dealers: inventories, stockbooks, cash books c1929-1985 (A2019/13)
  • Harwood C. Laurence (1869-1949), stockbroker and art collector: corresp with Augustus Daniel, Charles Aitken and Harold Isherwood Kay, and receipted bills from various London art dealers, incl Arthur Tooth & Sons, Wildenstein & Co., and Barbizon House 1921-1938 (NGA44)
  • Hollis & Webb, surveyors, auctioneers and estate agents of Leeds: estate valuation books 1877-1970 (NGA46)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Argyll Publishing, Glendaruel: archive 1990-2013 (Acc.14049)
  • Happenstance Press, independent poetry publishers, Fife: records 1999-2018 (Acc.14048)
  • Peter Hill (fl 1794-1796), bookseller: invoices in respect of James Skene (1775-1864), of Rubislaw 1794-1796 (Acc.14046)
  • Hercules Ross (1745-1816), merchant: accounts book with Barclay, Bevan and Bening 1782-1805 (Acc.14125)
  • James Wilson (fl 1795-1809), stocking maker: account book 1795-1809 (Acc.14044)

National Museums Liverpool: Maritime Archives and Library

  • Mould and Maples (later Maples Brothers), merchants, Liverpool: financial records rel to imports of wines, spirits and fruit via Liverpool and London 1860-1869 (DX/2666)

Parliamentary Archives

  • Waterlow & Sons Ltd, printer and engraver, London, Watford and Dunstable: correspondence regarding Hansard and Parliamentary Debates 1783-1951 (Acc.6600)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Campbell Family, owners of Mossley Mill, County Antrim: photographs, drawings and correspondence c1920-1953 (D4744)
  • Charles Francis O'Dowda and his son, Charlie O'Dowda (fl1929-1972), owners and managers of cinemas in Belfast and Portadown: photographs, newspaper cuttings, drawings and correspondence 1929-1972 (D4743)

Science Museum Library and Archives

  • Arthur John Bohringer (fl1918-1927), automobile designer and engineer: business papers 1918-1927 (MS/2199)
  • Haltwhistle Paint Works: recipe book c1860-1922 (MS/1936)

Search Engine (National Railway Museum)

  • Jeremiah Head (1835-1899), employee at Robert Stephenson and Co., locomotive manufacturing company, Newcastle-upon-Tyne: diary, detailing a variety of projects for the company, incl locomotive projects, the design and build of two compound mill engines for Henry Pease & Co and Annandale and Sons; work to reconstruct Rowland Burden's cast iron bridge over the River Wear; and design of a steam plough based on an idea conceived by John Fowler, mentioned numerous times in the diary; also documents meetings and social events with prominent railway individuals 1857-1858 (2019-101 / HEAD)

V&A Archive of Art and Design

  • C. E. Kempe & Co. Ltd., stained glass artists and church furnishings designers: records c1818-1930 (AAD/2019/9)


Institution of Mechanical Engineers Archive

  • John William Watson (1887-1962), Director for Robert Hudson Ltd: personal papers, incl university notebook, sketchbook and photograph c1930 (Acc: 2019_001)

Mills Archive

  • F T Wood and Sons, millers: ledger, accounts book, wages and salaries books, correspondence, financial details, architects' plans, Henry Simon specifications, articles of association for F T Wood and Sons and the National Association of British and Irish Millers 1862-1968 (FTWP)
  • Joseph J Armfield & Co Ltd, engineers: ledgers detailing sales of wire mesh to mills for dressing machines 1870s-1920s (ARMF)


Borthwick Institute for Archives: University of York

  • William Peckitt, (1731-1795), glass painter, stained glass manufacturer: personal journal 1746 (2019/072)
  • William Anelay Ltd, building contractors: administrative and financial records 1898-1995 (2019/034)
  • M A Craven & Son, confectioners: business records incl corresp, accounts, articles of association, title deeds, marketing material and records rel to staff 1809-1987 (CRAV/2019/087)

Glasgow University Archive Services

  • James Muir & Son, heat cold & sound insulators, sheet metal workers & boiler makers, Glasgow: records 1919-1994 (ACCN 4262)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • William Davidson (1861-1945). produce broker and commission merchant, co-founder of R. & W. Davidson Ltd: personal papers, incl family correspondence, business and legal documents, and examples of early amateur photography and associated paraphernalia 1836-2001

London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

  • Eliezer Ludwig Kornitzer (1873-1946); gem merchant: papers incl letters to family, correspondence about his publications, draft manuscripts of unpublished works, miscellaneous papers, photographs and postcards 1913-1946 (PP MS 105)

London University: Senate House Library

  • Edward Dynes (fl 1822) farm accountant: agricultural accounts book for Totternhoe, Bedfordshire 1801-1826 (MS1257)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Edward Petter, (1832-1910), salesman and member of the Plymouth Brethren: family corresp sent by Edward Petter while working as a travelling salesman for Peek Frean & Co. c1885-1903 (2019/50 and CEP)

Newcastle University: Special Collections

  • Bloodaxe Books Ltd: editorial, marketing and sales, finance and administration material 1982-2019 (BXB)

Sheffield University: National Fairground Archive and Circus Archive

  • William Wood (b.1903), boxer and showman, owner of travelling boxing booth: business records, photographs, corresp, programmes, posters and ephemera c1900-1979 (NFA0102)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Sir Geoffrey Chandler (1922-2011), industrialist: papers on business ethics and the National Economic Development Office 1950-2009 (CHR)