Records of Pasolds (Sunchild) Limited and its predecessor Sunchild Limited; 1963-1999

Scope and Content

The records comprise:

Minute book of Sunchild Ltd, 1963-1984, and Pasolds (Sunchild) Ltd, 1984-1988 (MS 814/4/1);

Minute book of Pasolds (Sunchild) Ltd, 1990-1992 (MS 814/4/2);

Register of members, Directors and shares of Sunchild Ltd, 1963-1984, and Pasolds (Sunchild) Ltd, 1984-1992. Includes annual returns of Sunchild Ltd, 1964-1967 (MS 814/4/3);

Bundle of annual returns, directors' reports and accounts, and share certificates and papers, 1988-1999 (MS 814/4/4/1-13).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sunchild Ltd of Stanraer, Scotland, a manufacturer of children's wear, was established in 1963 out of a takeover of the existing business of Mr S.C. Chib. It was registered company no. 39179 at Companies House. Sunchild Ltd was bought out by Pasolds Ltd in 1968. The name of the company was changed to Pasolds (Sunchild) Ltd in 1984. In 1992 the company's assets and liabilities were sold to CV Apparel Ltd, a subsidiary of Coats Viyella which by this time also owned Pasolds Ltd.


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.