Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings concerning John Crabtree and Sons Limited

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      GB 206 Business Archives MS Crabtree
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      1 vol. (112 ff.) with 8 ff. of notes inserted Ff.13-112 are paginated 1-200 and nearly all folios after f.9 are blank. Ff. 1-12 comprise a thumb index omitting the letters J and U. Bound with boards covered with black leather and the title Newspaper Cuttings embossed in gilt lettering on the outside front cover

Scope and Content

Manuscript notes on the history of Bradford are inserted in the volume

Administrative / Biographical History

John Crabtree and Sons Limited, of Thornton Road, then Wigan Street and Sunbridge Road, Bradford, were established in 1840 as mohair merchants, to become by the twentieth century wool, noils, laps, and waste merchants

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In English

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Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, 1975