Business records of Messrs David Sykes and Sons

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Business Archives MS Sykes
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  • Physical Description
      1 vol. (160 ff.) The main body of the ledger is paginated 1-294, of which only the first 56 pp. have been used. This sequence is preceded by a thumb index of 12 ff. Bound partly with leather and with marbling on both the endpapers and the outside covers. The word LEDGER is embossed in gilt lettering on the spine

Scope and Content

Comprises sales accounts relating to named purchasers with their locations in the West Riding and London. Goods sold are not detailed. Several loose contemporary letters, bills, and invoices are inserted

Administrative / Biographical History

Messrs David Sykes and Sons, of Hunslet, Leeds, were possibly cloth finishers

Access Information

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