Gillott Motor Trade Records

Scope and Content

This collection contains: vehicle stock-books, giving details of cars, a few motorcycles and also a few vans post-war, bought and sold by Mr Gillott, 1932-1936, 1951-1957; miscellaneous documents.

Administrative / Biographical History

W.R.H. Gillott diversified from his family's steel firm into quality used car trading in the depression of the early thirties.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

This collection was deposited in the Centre on Gillott's death in 1988.

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this archive, apart from the requirements of copyright law.

Appraisal Information

This collection has been weeded for duplicates.


Further deposits are not expected.