Company records relating to Livesey, Son and Henderson and predecessor companies. Includes financial information and specifications for railway engineering works, also details regarding contracts, orders and agreements. Items which relate to specific companies/contracts are arranged together (where possible) for example, Argentine North Eastern Railway. The collection also contains material related to partners of the company; including World War II work undertaken outside of the companies.
Also, two items relating to successor Henderson companies: Henderson Hughes and Busby; and Kennedy Henderson Ltd (KHL). KHL was formed by a merger with Henderson Busby International Ltd and was a member of Kennedy & Donkin Group Ltd (founded 1889). Henderson Hughes and Busby was formed c1973, name change in 1982 to Henderson Busby International and then in 1992 to Kennedy Henderson.