Records of Fereneze Filling Factory Ltd, cartridge assemblers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minute books 1941-1947;
  • Journals 1941-1947

Administrative / Biographical History

Fereneze Filling Factory Ltd , cartridge assemblers, Glasgow, Scotland, was incorporated 12 May 1941  , with their registered office at St Vincent Street, Glasgow, shared with J & P Coats Ltd , thread manufacturers, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. The factory of Fereneze was based at Nethercraigs, near Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, which had housed a bleachworks (closed in 1932) and was the laundry for J & P Coats Ltd. The company appears to have been set up as part of the war effort on the part of J & P Coats Ltd to assemble cartridges. At the beginning of January 1947  , it went into voluntary liquidation.


This material is arranged into series, which consist of numbers of items related by format and/or function. Within series the items are generally arranged chronologically

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Indefinite loan : J & P Coats : Glasgow : c1984

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : London: 1991 : ACCN 0146 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : via Business Archives Council in Scotland : 1993 : ACCN 0198 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1995 : ACCN 0240 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1996 : ACCN 0255 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : Swinton, Manchester: 2000 : ACCNs 1887, 1925, 1926, 1996

Indefinite loan : ACCN 0054

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)2576) and London (NRA20914)

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by J & P Coats Ltd


None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 199/1 Records of J & P Coats Ltd and CoatsPatons Ltd

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Additional Information

This material is original

Amended by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 06 February 2008

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