Records of Steven & Struthers Ltd, brassfounders, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Pay books 1911-1919
  • Bell books late 19th century-1930s
  • Memoranda and dispatch books 1874-1956
  • Foundry books 1916-1943
  • Admiralty order records 1902-1903
  • Cocks and valves 1937-1940
  • Bell records 1838-1927
  • Catalogues 1930s
  • Contract drawings of boilers, condensers, fog signals, fog horns, lighthouses 1891-1939

Administrative / Biographical History

Steven & Struthers Ltd were founded in 1868  and specialised in the making of bronze propellers and bells. The company operated from premises at Elliot Street, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland from 1871 until 1892, before moving to Eastvale Place, Kelvinhaugh, Glasgow. The company ceased to trade in the late 1950s.


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information


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)1645) and London (NRA13692)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

Acquired pre 1975


None expected

Related Material

No related material


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

This material is original

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000

Updated David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 28 March 2002

Geographical Names