Business records of S. Tempest and Company

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Manufacturing books, 1906-30s, including a dyeing order copy book, a pattern book, "Blouses 22" costings book for over 300 styles, and a "Number Book"; (2) Employment books, 1919-36, including a School Certificate book, a General Register, and a wage book

Administrative / Biographical History

S. Tempest and Company, of 57 Park Lane, Bradford, were manufacturers of gym frocks, blouses, dresses, and ladies overalls, established in 1906 at Laisteridge Lane

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted


In English

Other Finding Aids

Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, 1975

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