Photograph albums of Gross, Sherwood and Heald Ltd, circa. 1910-1950

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

shows the new factory built by Gross, Sherwood and Heald Ltd, paint makers of Barking (1910), as well as men and women workers at the mill, grinding and mixing paint colours, vanish making, oil boiling and refining, making tin cans and finally labeling and packaging goods. The second includes an aerial view of the factory at Barking, preparations for the staff Christmas party, the staff canteen and then men and women workers on the factory floor (circa. 1910-1950).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sherwood Paints Ltd (formerly known as Gross, Sherwood and Heald Ltd), built a new paint making factory in Barking in 1910.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open to research and can be viewed at the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre. To make an appointment to visit the reading room, please telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Note

Catalogued by Clare Sexton, Borough Archivist.

Other Finding Aids

For further information about the contents of this collection, please contact the Barking and Dagenham Archive and Local Studies Centre by telephone 020 8227 2033 or email at localstudies@lbbd.gov.uk.

Conditions Governing Use

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Accruals

Also see memorandum and articles of assosiation, lists of shareholders, lists of staff bonuses and salaries, plans, as printed ephemera (1894-1950). (Archive reference: ACQ2014/008).

Corporate Names