Records of The British Sugar Machinery Manufacturers Association, trade association, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Correspondence mainly concerning the constitution 1952-1953
  • Signed copies of the constitution 1953
  • General correspondence 1965-1973

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Sugar Machinery Manufacturers Association was founded in 1953  . The operations of the Association covered the manufacture and supply of all the machinery, equipment and accessories for use in sugar factories, refineries, and distilleries. According to its constitution the objectives of the Association were to promote and safeguard the interests of its members, and to form a liaison between Government Departments and the sugar industry. The members in 1953  were: Blairs Ltd , Glasgow, Scotland; Thomas Broadbent & Sons Ltd , Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England; A F Craig & Co Ltd , Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland; Fawcett, Preston & Co Ltd , Bromborough, Birkenhead, England; George Fletcher & Co Ltd , Derby, England; John McNeil & Co Ltd , Glasgow; The Mirrlees Watson Co Ltd , Glasgow; Pott, Cassels & Williamson , Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, Scotland; A & W Smith & Co Ltd , Glasgow; Duncan Stewart & Co Ltd , Glasgow; and Watson, Laidlaw & Co Ltd , Glasgow. The Association was based at St Vincent Street, Glasgow, and Mann Judd Gordon & Co , chartered accountants, Glasgow, were its secretaries. The Association suspended its activities in March 1968  , and after this date Thomas Broadbent & Sons Ltd , Huddersfield, handled all enquiries regarding the Association.


This material is arranged into three series described in the scope and content note. Within these series the material is generally arranged chronologically.

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Acquisition Information

Mann, Judd and Gordon, Chartered Accountants : Glasgow : April 1985

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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 116 Records of Blairs Ltd

GB 248 UGD 118 Records of A & W Smith & Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 173 & UGD 185 Records of A F Craig & Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 062 Records of The Mirrlees Watson Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 052 Records of Duncan Stewart & Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 252 Records of Mann Judd Gordon & Co

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