Records of Pasolds (Group Services) Limited and its predecessors The Buckinghamshire Engineering Company Limited and Ladybird Engineering Limited; 1945-1987

Scope and Content

The records comprise:

Minute book of The Buckinghamshire Engineering Company Ltd, 1945-1963, Ladybird Engineering Ltd, 1963-1978, and Pasolds (Group Services) Ltd, 1978-1987 (MS 814/8/1);

Register of members, Directors and shares of The Buckinghamshire Engineering Company Ltd, 1946-1963, Ladybird Engineering Ltd, 1963-1978, and Pasolds (Group Services) Ltd, 1978-1984. Includes annual returns of The Buckinghamshire Engineering Company Ltd, 1947-1950 (MS 814/8/2);

Bundle containing Memoranda and Articles of Association, certificates of incorporation and changes of name, annual returns, 1947-1987, directors' reports and accounts for 1975 and 1982, and share certificates and stock transfer forms, 1957-1984 (MS 814/8/3/1-6).

Administrative / Biographical History

The Buckinghamshire Engineering Company Limited, of Langley, Buckinghamshire, was incorporated in 1945, with Rolf Pasold as a founding Director. It was registered no. 401718 at Companies House. The name of the company was changed to Ladybird Engineering Limited in 1963, and to Pasolds (Group Services) Limited in 1978. In 1984 the company's shares were sold to J&P Coats Limited. The company was dissolved on 19 July 1988.


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.

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus:

Typescript Catalogue, 21 pp

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.