Angus Company Ltd

Scope and Content

Cash books 1933-1972; journal 1934-1965; annual reports 1913-1970; memoranda and articles of association 1913-1969; letter book 1953-1967; employees' records 1933-1965; order books 1933-1963; sales notes 1956-1976; miscellaneous records c.1928-1977; plans and technical drawings 1968-1977.

Administrative / Biographical History

Angus Jute Co Ltd was incorporated in 1913 to carry out the business of a Calcutta jute mill and the Angus Engineering Works were established in 1917 as a repair shop to the Angus Jute works and for the supply of spare parts for machinery used in the jute mills. In 1918 the name The Angus Co Ltd was adopted. The Angus Engineering Works were extended in 1922 and commenced the manufacture of textile machinery and in 1961 they were leased to Braithwaite & Co (India) Ltd. Thomas Duff & Co Ltd were appointed as agents to the company in 1933.

In 1969, with the formation of the Titaghur Group of companies, the Angus Company Ltd, with its shares already held by companies within the Group, became a subsidiary of the Titaghur Group.


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The records were deposited by A & S Henry & Co Ltd 1984-1993 (AccM/207, AccM/245, AccM/293).

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Related Material

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MS 86/II Victoria Jute Factory Co Ltd

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MS 86/V Thomas Duff & Co Ltd

MS 86/XXVI Miscellaneous Photographs

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