HARRY HEBDITCH COLLECTION

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The records comprise a selection of the firms publications 1900-1975

Administrative / Biographical History

The Company began as a partnership between Mr Harry and Charles Hebditch who established a small poultry business at Stratton, near South Peterton in the late 1890's. The business prospered and the manufacture of poultry housing was commenced and a move was made to Martock at around 1900. The business expanded and diversified and became a limited company in 1922. At the present time the company manufactures all types of agricultural, domestic and industrial timber sectional buildings from small sheds to large office buildings. The present directors of the company are two grandsons of Mr Harry Hebditch and the son and grandson of Mr Charles Hebditch, the original proprietors.

Arrangement

P Publications, Promotions and Advertising Records

P2/A Individual Advertising and Servicing Publications

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation

Acquisition Information

Material deposited on permanent loan June 1970, T70/7.

Note

Compiled by Caroline Gould, 25 November 2002

Other Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life

Conditions Governing Use

Please contact the Archivist

Corporate Names

Geographical Names