Business records of William Hanson and Company Limited

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Credit ledgers, 1931-1951; (2) Debit ledgers, 1927-1950; (3) Invoice day-books for payments, 1929-1951; (4) Day-book for receipts, 1943-1951; (5) Wage books, 1924-1950; (6) Purchase ledgers, 1937-1950; (7) Order book, 1942-1948; (8) Sales ledgers, 1942-1946; (9) Day book (yarn), 1945-1951; (10) Average books (single), 1937-1949; (twofold), 1940-1954; (11) Register of spinning approval certificates, 1942-1944; (12) Yarn sale contracts counterfoil books, 1940-1952; (13) Sales invoices counterfoil books, 1944-1953; (14) Returned tubes and skips counterfoil books, 1950-1954; (15) Spinning day book, 1942; (16) Winders' book, 1935-1953; (17) Day book register of gross and net weights, 1939-1942; (18) Ledger of yarn received, 1948-1953

Administrative / Biographical History

William Hanson and Company Limited, of Haley Mills, Halifax, were cotton spinners, doublers, and warp manufacturers

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Acquired from Haley Mills in January 1970

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Described in Handlist 61

Related Material

A smaller collection of mainly earlier papers of the firm was acquired by Calderdale District Archives in 1975 (their MS Misc. 189)