S. Tempest and Company, business archive

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Manufacturing books, 1906-30s, including a dyeing order copy book, a pattern book, "Blouses 22" costings book for over 300 styles, and a "Number Book"; (2) Employment books, 1919-36, including a School Certificate book, a General Register, and a wage book.

Administrative / Biographical History

S. Tempest and Company, of 57 Park Lane, Bradford, were manufacturers of gym frocks, blouses, dresses, and ladies overalls, established in 1906 at Laisteridge Lane.

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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

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