Records James McHaffie & Son Ltd, bleachers, dyers and finishers, Neilston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Trading account for 6 months ending 30 Sep 1900;
  • Copy of abridgement of sasine for property in Barrowfield owned by Robert McHaffie, merchant, Glasgow, 1839.

Administrative / Biographical History

James McHaffie & Son Ltd of Neilston, East Renfrewshire, Scotland, were bleachers, dyers and finishers. Towards the beginning of the twentieth century they were principally interested in the bleaching and finishing of muslin cloths.


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Gift : James McHaffie & Son Ltd : 12 September 1967

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1787).

Alternative Form Available

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

Records deposited by creator with Economic History Department, University of Glasgow. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.


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Related Material

See source list on Textiles

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Additional Information

This material consists of photocopies. The location of the original of one of the items is unknown, the other comes from the Register of Sasines for Lanark.

Fonds level description compiled by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 24 May 1999. Lower level descriptions compiled by Glasgow University Archive Services staff. Finding aid created by Andrew Semple, Administrative assistant, 12 September 2001. Title and related units of description elements altered by Jenny Cooknell, Assistant Archivist, 6 September 1999. Catalogue updated by Lesley Richmond, Acting Director, 3 March 2000 and David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 28 February 2002. Catalogue edited by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 18 July 2012.