James Banks & Sons, Rope and Twine Merchants, Perth

Scope and Content

Balance and stock sheets. 1921-1943; state of settlement of price of Rope Works sold by Mr James Banks to Messrs John Moncreiff & Sons Ltd., Glass Manufacturers, Perth 1930; sports meeting samples, early 20th century; photographs 1895-c.1930.

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm dates its establishment to the year 1831 and until about 1930 manufactured, as well as sold, rope and netting. The firm also operates fishing interests on the Tay and in the west of Scotland.


Records are arranged chronologically within series.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information



Fonds level description compiled by Sarah Chubb, Archives Hub Project Archivist, October 2001.

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Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.

Custodial History



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Related Material

Some records have been retained by the firm (see National Register of Archives (Scotland), Survey No. 1379)

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