Biddle & Biddle, Biddle, and Insole & Biddle, timber, brick and coal merchants, Cardiff

Scope and Content

Day to day account book of timber sale of Biddle & Biddle Jun 1827-Jan 1828 (probably continuing lost accounts for this firm); timber and coal sales of Biddle Feb-May 1829; and timber and coal sales of Insole & Biddle Apr-Sep 1830, specifying details of quantities, prices, customers and their occupations; exhibited to bankruptcy commissioners, 1829, 1831)

Administrative / Biographical History

The day book relates to the accounts of Biddle & Biddle, a firm run by Richard and John Biddle dealing mainly in timber. This became bankrupt in Mar 1828 when Richard Biddle switched to the coal trade and was succeeded in about Oct 1829 by the partnership of Insole & Biddle.