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Cowans, Sheldon & Co Ltd, crane manufacturers

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Date: 1623-2010
  • Carlisle, Cumberland
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Construction machinery
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C102716 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6200 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1623-2010: minutes, ledgers, contract files, calculations, estimate, weight, wages and order books, drawings, deeds
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
NRA 35350

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
19th-20th cent: estimate, contract, materials, calculation, progress and wages records (additional)
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Report of County Archivist Dec 1987, p10
1960-70: plans & films
Tyne and Wear Archives
NRA 40470 Clarke Chapman
19th-20th cent: minutes, property records
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
See BAC Company Archives, no 164
1950-1980: records of chief engineer
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Annual Return 2007
c1800-1999: records and ephemera
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Annual Return 2007
1859-1985: additional records, incl register of apprentices, registers and corresp
Cumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
See Annual Return 2008