Account books of Jonathan Akroyd of Lane Head in Ovenden, near Halifax

Scope and Content

Account books of Jonathan Akroyd, a clothier of Lane Head in Ovenden, near Halifax

Administrative / Biographical History

Jonathan Akroyd, a clothier, was in partnership until ca. 1782 with his younger brother James, the founder of James Akroyd and Sons, of Halifax, stuff manufacturers, worsted spinners and merchants

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Presented by T.W. Hanson, 1960


In English

Other Finding Aids

Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, 1975


T.W. Hanson, "Jonathan Ackroyd's Account Books", Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society, 1939, pp. 127-55, offprints of which are kept with the account books

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