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William Wilson & Son, tartan manufacturers

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Date: 1700-1907
  • Bannockburn, Stirlingshire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Wool
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C103140 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B4230 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1770-1883: papers, mainly corresp but incl letter and order books etc
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
18th cent-19th cent: corresp with customers, tartan samples
National Museum of Scotland Library
1783-1900: letters, shipping documents, pattern book
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
1793-1873: corresp and accounts rel to uniforms supplied to Scottish regiments
National War Museum of Scotland
NRA 30070 Scottish U S Mus
c1772-1907: bills, invoices, accounts and orders, papers rel to shipping
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 44756
c1830: tartan pattern book
Heriot-Watt University Heritage Service
See Annual Return 2010