Records of Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd, canvas and plastic goods manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Ledgers 1920-1964
  • Cashbooks 1950-1971
  • Journals 1924-1976
  • Records relating to associated companies 1924-1977

Administrative / Biographical History

Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd , canvas and plastic goods manufacturers, were incorporated in 1898  . By 1916, the company had offices at 21 Bishop Street, Anderston, Glasgow, Scotland, and later at 356 Amulree Street, Glasgow. In both places they were host to the meetings of Lynn Proofing Co Ltd , textile proofers, Glasgow, and by 1968 held major shares in that company. By 1968 Vango (Scotland) Ltd was a subsidiary of Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd . The company was still active in 2003  at Kelburn Business Park, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde, Scotland.


The material is arranged in to series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.

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Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd : Kelburn Business Park, Port Glasgow : 1988 : ACCN 0095

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Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 31089) and London (NRA31089)

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Custodial History

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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 248/2 Records of James McIlwraith & Co Ltd, railway wagon cover and canvas manufacturers

GB 248 UGD248/3 Records of Lynn Proofing & Co Ltd, textile proofing company

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Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by Alison Adlard, Archives Assistant, February 2003

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