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    Collections information

    Businesses (104)

    Persons (32)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (19)

    • NRA 29507 Adamson and Hatchett Ltd, general engineers, Dukinfield
    • NRA 32346 JE Barlow & Co Ltd, waterproof clothing mfrs, Manchester
    • NRA 32285 Beyer, Peacock & Co Ltd, locomotive engineers, Manchester
    • NRA 32235 Joseph Cockshoot & Co Ltd, coach and car body builders, Manchester link to online catalogue
    • NRA 29508 Craven Brothers (Manchester) Ltd, machine tool makers, Reddish link to online catalogue
    • NRA 13215 Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, electrical engineer: family and business papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 32284 Galloways Ltd, engineers and boilermakers, Manchester: drawings
    • NRA 32350 B Goodfellow, engineers, Hyde: drawings
    • NRA 29510 Greater Manchester Museum of Science and Industry: misc accessions
    • NRA 29505 Jackson & Brothers Ltd, engineers and ironfounders, Bolton
    • NRA 29450 James Prescott Joule, physicist: misc corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 22050 Manchester: North Western Museum of Science and Industry collections
    • NRA 29506 Mather & Platt Ltd, mechanical, fire and electrical engineers, Manchester
    • NRA 32236 J & W McNaught, engine builders, Rochdale: drawings
    • NRA 32351 John Musgrave & Sons Ltd, engineers, Bolton: drawings
    • NRA 19367 Sir William Henry Perkin, chemist: corresp and papers link to online catalogue
    • NRA 29449 SKS Co Ltd, varnish mfrs, Manchester
    • NRA 32348 Staley & Millbrook Ltd, cotton spinners, Stalybridge
    • NRA 29451 E Timmins & Sons, well borers, Runcorn, Cheshire


    These are selected lists of new or additional collections that were acquired by this archive during a specific year. If a date is not displayed there are no accessions for that year.

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