Business records of Edward Longbottom and family, dyers, of Batley

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises pattern books, recipe books, day books and miscellaneous items

Administrative / Biographical History

The Longbottom family were dyers in Hunsworth from ca.1831, before moving to Birstall some time between 1841 and 1844. In 1850/51 Edward Longbottom leased land in Howley Park, Morley, but by 1873 the address had changed to Howley Beck, Batley (Howley is on the border between Batley and Morley)

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Dr K.M. Wilson, July 1973

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Contents listed in Handlist 27