Records of York and Acomb Brickworks Ltd

Scope and Content

Papers of William H. Birch, director, including balance sheets, 1925-1933, 1940-1941, sales shortage statements, 1939, lists of shareholders, c.1930s-1940s; company correspondence, 1934-1935, 1941, 1944-1945.

Administrative / Biographical History

York and Acomb Brickworks Ltd was formed in 1923 through the amalgamation of St Nicholas Brickworks on Bull Lane and Acomb Brickworks on Gale Lane in York. The company went into liquidation in 1962.

Conditions Governing Access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including data protection laws.

Acquisition Information

The archive was gifted to the Borthwick Institute in 2005.

Note

York and Acomb Brickworks Ltd was formed in 1923 through the amalgamation of St Nicholas Brickworks on Bull Lane and Acomb Brickworks on Gale Lane in York. The company went into liquidation in 1962.

Other Finding Aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Archivist's Note

Created by S. A. Shearn, 07.05.15.

Conditions Governing Use

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

Additional Information

Published

GB 193