Records of Meltham Trust Co Ltd, trust company, Meltham, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England

Scope and Content

  • Minute books 1933-1962;
  • Registers of directors and members 1896-1959;
  • Annual returns 1939-1948;
  • Share cerficates, 1896-1974.

Administrative / Biographical History

Meltham Trust Co Ltd, trust company, Meltham, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, had a capital of £1,000.  J & P Coats Ltd, thread manufacturers, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, held the majority of the shares in this company. Nothing is known about this company after 1962.


This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by format and/or function. Within series the items are generally arranged chronologically

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Indefinite loan : J & P Coats : Glasgow : c1984

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : London: 1991 : ACCN 0146 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : via Business Archives Council in Scotland : 1993 : ACCN 0198* (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1995 : ACCN 0240* (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1996 : ACCN 0255 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : Swinton, Manchester: 2000 : ACCNs 1887, 1925, 1926, 1996

Indefinite loan : ACCN 0054

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2576) and London (NRA20914)

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by J & P Coats Ltd


None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 199/1 Records of J & P Coats Ltd and CoatsPatons Ltd

GB 248 UGD 199/18 Records of Jonas Brook & Bros Ltd

GB 248 UGD 199/4 Records of United Thread Mills Ltd

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