James Backhouse & Son, nurserymen, York

Scope and Content

The collection comprises two list of shareholders, a list of directors and one catalogue of fruit trees supplied by the nursery.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Backhouse & Sons were nurserymen in York, who rose to prominence supplying plants throughout the UK.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Laura Yeoman, Archives and Local History Public Services Manager, June 2015.

Conditions Governing Use

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