Miscellaneous papers relating to Rawlinson Charles Ford

Archive Collection

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

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

None