Business records and letters relating to John Raistrick and Sons

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Business Archives MS Raistrick
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  • Physical Description
      2 vols, in 2 envelopes The cover of the order book is lettered CASH BOOK in italic gilt characters, and bound in leather with marbled endpapers

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Order book, 1864-77, with a few other papers inserted; (2) Correspondence, in a letter book, with W.H. Chard and Company, Sydney, and W. Pearce and Company, Durban, 1875-90, together with samples of Spanish stripes held in another smaller envelope with correspondence dated in August 1893

Administrative / Biographical History

John Raistrick and Sons, of Brackendale Mills, Idle, near Leeds, were woollen manufacturers, established in 1861

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted


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