Business records of John Taylor and Sons Limited

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Well section, 1886, with letter dated 7 Sep 1929 from Thomas Mathews Limited (hydraulic engineers), Manchester, referring to missing portions of the section; (2) Cash notebook belonging to Joseph Taylor, Providence Place, Holbeck, near Leeds, dated 26 May 1827, including notes of texts preached from by Mr Stevens in 1802 and 1803, and also by Mr Jack of Manchester

Administrative / Biographical History

John Taylor and Sons Limited, of Colne Road Mills, Queen Street South, Huddersfield, were woollen manufacturers, established in 1827.

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, which only describes section (1) in the contents field above

Related Material

Another, much larger, part of this archive is held at Huddersfield Public Library


For a fuller history of the firm see John Taylors Ltd 1856-1956, Huddersfield, 1956