Records of James McIlwraith & Co Ltd, railway wagon cover and canvas manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Ledgers 1939-1964
  • Journals and registers 1901-1973

Administrative / Biographical History

By 1901  , James McIlwraith & Co Ltd were operating as railway wagon cover and canvas manufacturers, and government and railway stores contractors at Broomloan Works, Govan, Glasgow, Scotland . The company had branches at 92 West Regent Street, Glasgow and 7 Victoria Street, London, England. The company was still operating in 1973  .


The material is arranged in to series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd : Kelburn Business Park, Port Glasgow: 1988

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) 31089) and London (NRA31089)

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Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

Held by Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd, canvas and plastic goods manufacturers, Glasgow


None expected

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Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by Alison Adlard, Archives Assistant, February 2003

No alterations made to date