John Raistrick and Sons, Business Archive

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.

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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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