Business records of W. and E. Crowther Limited

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Miscellaneous cash, wage, trade, and private ledgers; (2) Inventory and valuation records; (3) Miscellaneous invoice, stock-taking, in-letter, counter-foil, lot, and company minute books; (4) Papers on the sale of Brook Mills, 1901; (5) Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings on the British Trade Mission to the Far East, 1930-31; (6) Miscellaneous other files relating to Factory and Companies Acts

Administrative / Biographical History

W. and E. Crowther Limited, of Crimble and Brook Mills, Slaithwaite, near Huddersfield, were woollen manufacturers, established in 1872

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Deposited at several different times up to January 1982


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