Thomas Boyd (Leeds) Limited, Business Archive

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Cash books, 1889-1932; (2) Ledgers, 1896-1923; (3) Finishing books, 1893-1913; (4) Employment and wages records, 1891-1917

Administrative / Biographical History

Thomas Boyd (Leeds) Limited, of Stonebridge Mills, Wortley, Leeds, and Victoria Mills, Holbeck, were millers, finishers, waterproofers, and embossers, established in 1873.


The BUS/Boyd catalogue is based on an historic inventory, created in 1968. The arrangement of material does not necessarily represent the original order of the archive and it is considered partly processed by an archivist. When making requests to consult, please be aware that there may be discrepancies between description and physical arrangement. The retrievable unit for this collection is file level.

Access Information

Access to this material 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

Geographical Names