Sidlaw Industries

Scope and Content

Minutes 1922-1947; shareholding records 1921-1960; ledgers 1887-1958; journals 1920-1956; wages and salaries records 1919-1963; order and sales books 1900-1948; jute stock books 1941-1951; miscellaneous raw jute records 1939-1954; delivery books 1939-1940; miscellaneous volumes 1921-1946; miscellaneous correspondence, financial records and pamphlets 1890-1966; photographs 1922-1923; valuations 1931-1954.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jute Industries Ltd was formed as a result of the amalgamation of many of the Dundee jute companies, and was registered as a limited company in England in 1920. It changed its name to Sidlaw Industries Ltd in 1971 and to Sidlaw Group plc in 1981.


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Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The records were deposited by Sidlaw Group PLC in 1980, 1993 and 1994 (AccM/112, AccM/131, AccM/295, AccM/310).

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