Records of Pasolds (Trading) Limited and its predecessors Chilprufe Limited and Pasolds (Chilprufe) Limited; 1947-1999

Scope and Content

The records comprise:

Minute book of shareholders' meetings and AGMs of Chilprufe Ltd, 1947-1978 (MS 814/6/1);

Minute book of directors' meetings of Chilprufe Ltd 1956-1984, Pasolds (Chilprufe) Ltd 1984-1986, and Pasolds (Trading) Ltd 1986-1987. The volume also contains minutes of AGMs, 1979-1987 (MS 814/6/2);

Register of Directors and their shareholdings, of Chilprufe Ltd 1936-1984, Pasolds (Chilprufe) Ltd 1984-1986, and Pasolds (Trading) Ltd 1986-1988 (MS 814/6/3);

Register of share transfers of Chilprufe Ltd, 1957-1984, Pasolds (Chilprufe) Ltd 1984-1986, and Pasolds (Trading) Ltd 1986-1987 (MS 814/6/4);

Register of shareholders of Chilprufe Ltd, 1963-1984, and Pasolds (Chilprufe) Ltd 1984-1985 (MS 814/6/5);

Bundle containing share purchase agreement with Pasolds Ltd, 30 Mar. 1962; photocopy of report and valuation of the Chilprufe factory on St Barnabas Road, Leicester, for the directors of Pasolds Ltd, 2 Oct. 1974; and annual returns, directors' reports and accounts, and share papers, 1988-1999 (MS 814/6/6/1-6).

Administrative / Biographical History

The firm of Chilprufe Limited grew from the enterprise of John A. Bolton (1867-1945) of Leicester. His company became Chilprufe Limited in 1936, and was based at a factory on St Barnabas Road, Leicester. The company was registered no. 319649 at Companies House. In 1962 the company's ordinary share capital was bought out by Pasolds Limited. The company was renamed Pasolds (Chilprufe) Ltd in 1984, and Pasolds (Trading) Ltd in 1986. The company was dissolved on 24 February 2004.


The records have been arranged according to record type.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is accessible to all registered readers with advance notice and agreement and subject to the conditions of the Data Protection Act.

Other Finding Aids

This description is the only finding aid available for the collection and copyright on the description belongs to The University of Nottingham.

Custodial History

The material was acquired in July 2007 from the ultimate parent company Coats plc, and is part of a larger series of records from Pasolds Limited and its subsidiary companies.

Related Material

Records of Chilprufe Ltd (ref: BCH)