- Minutes, 1904-1927;
- Inventories, 1898-1928;
- Balance sheets, 1938-1941;
- Orders and stock books, 1932-1938;
- Monthly figures, 1940-1941;
- Charity Fund account book, 1921-1941;
- Charity Fund Bank pass book, 1933-1941;
- Register of Young Persons, 1907-1937;
- General Register, 1917-1922;
- General Register of Factories, 1934-1938;
- Accident book, 1933-1938.
Records of James McLardie & Sons Ltd, textile finishers, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
James McLardie & Sons Ltd was registered as a joint stock company in 1904 and took over the existing business, James McLardie & Sons. They operated as scourers, bleachers, dyers and finishers from premises at Meikleriggs, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. In 1927, the entire assets of the firm were sold to William Fulton & Sons Ltd, textile finishers, Paisley, and thereafter the company operated as a branch of William Fulton & Sons Ltd. The company appears to have still been in operation in 1941.
Three series and one subfonds of financial records, subdivided into three series.
Conditions Governing Access
Acquired 1989/1990 before formal acquisition procedures were in place
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in public searchroom
Alternative Form Available
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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
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Location of Originals
This material is original
No known publications using this material
Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and 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 Jenny Bunn, 11 February 2000
Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 17 December 2002
Lower level descriptions revised by Elva McLean, volunteer, and Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), April 2011