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Samuel Oldknow & Co, cotton spinners and weavers

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Date: 1782-1843
  • Mellor, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Cotton
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C103639 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3871 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1782-1815: corresp, wage rolls, flesh books, apprenticeship agreements, truck tickets, wages slips
Columbia University Libraries: Rare Book and Manuscript Library
See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
1782-1821: corresp, accounts, notebooks, time books, production and other records
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
NRA 43112 Oldknow
1787-1811: corresp, pay-tickets, receipts, ledgers, accounts and memoranda books, etc
Johns Hopkins University Libraries
See information from website
1797-c1843: corresp with London Friendly Hospital about apprentices (microfilm)
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
1791-94: weavers pay slips
Stockport Archive Service
NRA 27964 Stockport Lib
1789-93: orders for payments to weavers
Lancashire Archives
NRA 3510 Lancs RO misc