Edward Ripley and Son, business archive

Scope and Content

Comprises a collection of wage books giving an almost continuous record from October 1831 to December 1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Ripley and Son, of Bowling Dye-Works, Bradford, were dyers and finishers, established c. 1806, originally as George Ripley and Son.

Access Information

Some parts of this collection have not been listed in detail and access may be restricted under the Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. Please consult the relevant part of the catalogue for specific details. Where a detailed record does not exist, please contact Special Collections. Upon receipt of your request, a member of the team will discuss your requirements with you and review relevant material accordingly.


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

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