WEBSTER AND COMPANY

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 197 DYBRI/30
  • Dates of Creation
      1899-1968
  • Physical Description
      57 items, 10 volumes

Scope and Content

Records accumulated by Bridon PLC.

DY/BRI/30/1-2 Memorandum and Articles of Association 1899,1959 DY/BRI/30/3-5 Directors 1899-1960 DY/BRI/30/6-13 Shareholders 1907-1968 DY/BRI/30/14-17 Companies Act undated DY/BRI/30/18 Inventory 1935 DY/BRI/30/19 Town and Country Planning Act 1952 DY/BRI/30/20 Factories Act 1958-1965 DY/BRI/30/21-52 Subject Files 1934-1967 DY/BRI/30/53-54 Catalogues 20 cent.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative History The firm originated in Sunderland in 1793 as Webster and Grimshaw, and was incorporated in 1899. Both fibre and wire ropes were manufactured until 1917, when the manufacture of fibre ropes ceased. The firm became part of British Ropes in 1967.

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Related Material

Related Material Other records of the firm were deposited with Sunderland Museum in 1969 and are now held by the Tyne and Wear Archives Department.