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Parnall & Sons Ltd, scales manufacturers, shopfitters, iron and brassfounders

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Date: 1887-1990
  • Bristol, Gloucestershire
Functions, occupations and activities: Building and construction > Furnishing and decorating | Engineering: Mechanical > Machinery manufacturers | Metal processing and manufacturing > Copper and brass manufacturers | Metal processing and manufacturing > Iron founding and casting
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C103111 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B17327 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1887-1990: corporate papers, ledger, register of employees, photographs, price lists and catalogues
See information in published source
See Business Archives in Avon and Somerset, 1991, pp122-3
1889-1946: ledgers, accounts, deeds, etc
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 36399 Avery

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
1914-1945: records, mostly photographic, rel to Parnall & Sons, aircraft manufacturers, and Bristol Aeroplane Company
Bristol Archives
c 1920-1940: negatives and photographs of Parnall aircraft works, from records of Frank Davis of Kingswood (died c1970)
Bristol Archives