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WH Dorman & Co Ltd, manufacturers of engines, machine tools and printing machines, Stafford

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Alternative name(s):
  • Dorman Diesels Ltd (Later known as)
  • Dormans Engine Division, English Electric Diesels Ltd (Later known as)
Date: 1886-1990
Places:
  • Stafford, Staffordshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Machine tools | Engineering: Mechanical > Engines, prime movers | Engineering: Mechanical > Printing and paper goods machinery
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C101961 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6244 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1886-1968: private and nominal ledgers, private journals, cash books, corresp files, engine records, inventories, valuations etc
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 17397 English Electric

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
2
1897-1967: minutes, staff records, engine and sales records
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
3
1897-1982: records incl financial papers, photographs and publicity material
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
4
1920: journal of a professional visit to the USA by Charles John Parker, on behalf of WH Dorman
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
5
c1914-1990: product files and designs, catalogues, leaflets, instruction manual
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office

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