Jeremiah Ambler and Sons Limited, Business Archive

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Correspondence, 1828-1898; (2) Purchase and sales books, 1849-1929; (3) Journal, 1861-1933; (4) Stock books, 1888-1919; (5) Directories, 1867, 1870.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jeremiah Ambler and Sons Limited, of Midland Mills, Bradford, were combers, spinners, and weavers of all kinds of wool and hair, established ca. 1783-1789.


The BUS/Ambler catalogue is based on an historic inventory, created in 1972. The arrangement of material does not necessarily represent the original order of the archive and it is considered partly processed by an archivist. When making requests to consult, please be aware that there may be discrepancies between description and physical arrangement. The retrievable unit for this collection is file level.

Access Information

Access to this material is subject to various conditions.

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

Geographical Names