Miscellaneous papers relating to Rawlinson Charles Ford

Scope and Content

Contents: (1) Notebook containing list of wedding presents, n.d. 28 ff.; (2) Inventory of furniture and other goods, n.d, 64 ff.; (3) Inventory of Sandy Croft, Low Bentham, for insurance, 1930. [iii], 67 ff.; (4) Personal account book of Margaret Ford (ne Harvey), 1904-1910, continued by Elizabeth R. Pafford (ne Ford), 1917-1955. 84 ff.; (5) National registration certificate in respect of R.C. Ford, 1915; (6) R.C. Ford, Memories of a septuagenarian railway enthusiast, [ca.1958]. 5 ff. Typescript duplicated; (7) [another copy of (6)]; (8) Album of signatures of employees and co-directors of Ford, Ayrton & Co., presented to R.C. Ford, 1959, 6 ff.; (9) Miscellaneous press-cuttings and papers, 1925-1964. 6 ff.; (10) H.B.B. Ford, "A simple statement...pacifist position", Leeds, n.d. [4] pp.; (11) Five mounted photographs (directors of Ford, Ayrton (2); R.C. Ford; Bentham Silver Band; staff of Ford, Ayrton in 1939); (12) Crescent: the magazine of Bentham Grammar School, winter, 1962-3

Administrative / Biographical History

Rawlinson Charles Ford (1879-1964) was a silk spinner of Low Bentham, Yorkshire

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Mrs E.R. Pafford, his daughter, March 1987


In English

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