- Articles of Association 1913-1952;
- Legal Papers 1864-1957;
- Agendas and Resolutions 1935-1963;
- Financial Papers 1919-1934;
- Annual Accounts and Reports 1919-1956;
- Sales Reports and Analysis 1937-1963;
- Promotional booklet, 1950;
- Personal letter, 1857;
- Material relating to the National Association of Scottish Woollen Manufacturers 1958-c1960.
Records of James Porteous & Co Ltd, woollen manufacturers, Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 UGD 277
- Dates of Creation1864-1963
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.18 metres
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
James Porteous & Co Ltd was registered as a private limited company in 1913 with a share capital of 75,000 pounds sterling. The original shareholders included James, Archibald and Frank Porteous. The company operated as woollen manufacturers, mainly producing high grade scotch tweed, overcoats and flannels for the female goods trade from the Meadow Mill, Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. In 1935 the share capital was reduced to 20,634 pounds sterling. The company was in existence until at least the early 1960s .
Arranged chronologically within record series
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited in August 1971 prior to the introduction of formal accessioning procedures.
Other Finding Aids
Digital file level list available in searchroom.
Alternative Form Available
No known copies
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
None which affect the use of this material
Conditions Governing Use
Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the Archivist.
Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures. The material was re-appraised by Lesley Richmond, University Archivist, 2011.
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 1999and 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.
Collection catalogued by compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 11 December 2002 and revised by Emma Anthony, Assistant Archivist, 31 January 2012. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Emma Anthony, Assistant Archivist, 7 April 2012. Edited by Gemma Tougher, Assistant Archivist, (Cataloguing), 19 April 2012.