Business records of Wormalds and Walker Limited

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Letter books, 1823-64, about 175,000 outgoing letters with much information particularly on the American trade; (2) Order books, 1862-1913; (3) Cost books, 1876-87; (4) Purchase and sales ledgers, 1880-1900; (5) Private ledgers, 1810-70; (6) Private memoranda, 1847-92

Administrative / Biographical History

Wormalds and Walker Limited, of Dewsbury Mills, Dewsbury, were blanket manufacturers, established in 1811 as Hague and Cook

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

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