Business records of William and Jonn Clarkson Limited

Scope and Content

Comprises general accounts, with a few further accounts inserted on separate pieces of paper.

Administrative / Biographical History

William and Jonn Clarkson Limited, of Smale Well Mill, Pudsey, were woollen cloth manufacturers, established ca. 1850. Jonn Clarkson was in business on his own in the 1840s.


The BUS/Clarkson catalogue is based on an historic inventory, created in 1972. The arrangement of material does not necessarily represent the original order of the archive and it is considered partly processed by an archivist. When making requests to consult, please be aware that there may be discrepancies between description and physical arrangement. The retrievable unit for this collection is file level.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to this material is unrestricted.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century , 1975

Geographical Names