Records of Larkhall Machine Tool Co Ltd, Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Ledgers 1956-1967
  • Plant drawings c1960
  • Catalogues 1960s

Administrative / Biographical History

Larkhall Machine Tool Co Ltd was established in Larkhall, South Lanarkshire, Scotland, 1950  . From 1952 the company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls Royce Ltd, London, specialised in rebuilding and reconditioning machine tools used by Rolls Royce. The company also manufactured machine tools and, in the 1960s  , were marketing their own Morando Hollow Spindle Centre Lathe. The firm went into liquidation in 1983  .


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Arthur Anderson & Co : Glasgow : 9 November 1983

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2583) and London (NRA27042)

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Custodial History

This material was received directly from the liquidators of the company


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Additional Information

This material is original

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 15 May 2002

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