Scope and Content

Consists of sales ledgers 1910-1958; bundles of loose sales ledger sheets 1958-1964; bought ledger 1924-1948; principle cash book 1950-1957; petty cash book 1929-1956; sales journals 1953-1960; bought journals 1924-1960; bought day book 1949-1962; wages book 1956-1959; postage books 1953-1956; customer order sheets 1945-1958; file of order and despatch details for wood working and machine tools 1950-1956; incoming goods register 1942-1956; telephone index book 1950's; insurance papers 1949; plant register 1947-1950; consignment books 1930's-1968; requisition books 1942-1948; invoice books 1958-1959; repair books 1953-1966; work books 1950-1955; parts list and details 1920's; Woods own advertising and servicing publications 1920's-1960's; other firms advertising and servicing publications 1960's

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter A Wood Co Ltd was an British based subsidiary of the Walter A Wood Mowing and Reaping Machine Co., Hoosick Falls, New York, U.S.A. The British firm established its own subsidiary, Walter A Wood (Sales) Ltd. in 1954. The premises were located at Horsham, Sussex

Access Information

Available for consultation

Acquisition Information

Deposited as a gift by Horsham Museum, 1978 (19 Oct). DX 1379


Compiled by Zoe Watson, March 2004

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A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

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Geographical Names