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William Whiston & Son Ltd, silk printers

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Alternative name(s):
  • Brocklehurst-Whiston Amalgamated Ltd (Later known as)
  • William Smith (Formerly known as)
Date: 1825-1964
  • Langley, Cheshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Textile finishing
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C96664 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3430 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
c1850-1926: cash book, pattern books, dyeing record books etc
Cheshire Archives and Local Studies
NRA 31656

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
1843-early 20th cent: designs (2 vols etc), account book
Victoria & Albert Museum, Department of Designs, Prints and Drawings
1848-1964: customer ledgers, stock ledgers, pattern books, dye books and technical ledgers
Macclesfield Silk Museum
See Clothworkers' Company: survey of textile records, 2013
1825-1964: pattern books
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See Clothworkers' Company: survey of textile records, 2013

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