Catalogue description RANSOMES AND RAPIER PLC, WATERSIDE WORKS, IPSWICH, ENGINEERS

This record is held by Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch

Details of HC427
Reference: HC427
Title: RANSOMES AND RAPIER PLC, WATERSIDE WORKS, IPSWICH, ENGINEERS
Description:

Statutory and administrative records: minutes of Annual General Meetings, 1897-1931, 1961-1972; Board minutes, 1896-1972; registers of documents sealed, 1896-1952; shareholding registers and ledgers, 1896-1958; debenture trust deed, 1936; annual reports and balance sheets,1896-1933; Plant and machinery records, 1869-1943; ledgers, cash books and journals, 19th cent.-20th cent.; order books and costing records, 1870-20th cent.; superannuation records, 1919-1977; accident record book, 1931-1964; minutes of Works Industrial Council, 1918-1959; staff salary records, 19th cent.-20th cent.; directors' correspondence and papers, 1878-20th cent.; patents and agreements, 1889-c. 1899; Roll of Honour, 1914-1918; drawing office 'Master Build Lists' for products (including Newton Chambers), nd; product 'Handbooks' and parts manuals (including Koehring), nd; applications for Queen's Awards for Export and Technological Achievements, 1984; samples of production files and customer files, 19th cent.-20th cent.; photographic albums and negatives, 19th cent.-20th cent.; publications and advertising material issued by the firm, 19th cent.-20th cent.; other local and technical publications, 19th cent.-20th cent.; miscellaneous files and papers, 19th cent.-20th cent. Engineering drawings, c. 1880-c. 1900; photograph albums (approximately 70 volumes arranged chronologically and by type of product), c. 1876-c. 1960; special display album, c. 1965; copy deeds of Works site and playing fields, 1920-1942; order abstract books, c. 1875-c. 1961; publicity material and brochures (bound and loose), c. 1938-1971; engineers' notebooks, c. 1903-c. 1920; (sample) costings calculation file for railway equipment, and minutes of committee and papers concerning the Shanghai-Woosung Railway, 1873-1875 Plans of Waterside Works, Ipswich, site and buildings, c1890-20th cent Certificate of incorporation, 1896; salaries records, 1869-1956; records of buildings and premises, 1916-1960; order abstract book, 1930-1938; order analysis books, 1946-1961; commission claim books, 1904-1917; superannuation fund accounts, 1918-1976; private journal, 1946-1961; cash book, 1946-1973; bank ledger, 1957-1965; correspondence and papers, c. 1877-1920s; agreements with J M Ver Mehr, 1907-1910 Additional photographic records including black-and-white and colour transparencies and prints, c. 1930-c. 1985

Date: 1869-1986
Related material:

HD1880, HD1808, HB439

Held by: Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich Branch, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Ransomes and Rapier PLC

Subjects:
  • Church of England, Diocese of Durham
  • Oliver & Leeson, architects, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
  • Oliver, Leeson & Wood, architects, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland
  • Wood & Oakley, architects, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland and Durham City, Durham
  • Fowler, Charles Hodgson, 1840-1910, architect
  • Architectural drawings
  • Building design
  • Housing design
  • Interior architecture
  • Religious buildings
Administrative / biographical background:

The Company, Ransomes and Rapier, was incorporated in 1896

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