- Employee handbooks, 1957-c1970s;
- Certificate of incorporation, 1941;
- Publication, 1969.
Records of the English Sewing Co, thread manufacturers, Manchester and Lancashire, England
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- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 199/34
- Dates of Creation1957
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.01 metres
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Administrative / Biographical History
The English Sewing Cotton Co Ltd was formed in 1897 following the amalgamation of 14 thread manufacturers, with the name eventually changed to the English Sewing Company. The company operated around the United Kingdom, with branches in England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.
The company was taken over by the holding company Tootal Ltd in 1963, which was in turn taken over by Coats Viyella in the 1990s. The closure of the Newton Mearns factory followed.
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Indefinate loan : Coats PLC : March 2011 : ACCN 3555
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Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names
Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.
Fonds level description compiled by Emma Anthony, Business Archives Cataloguer, 19 June 2012.