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Wigan Coal & Iron Co Ltd, iron and steel manufacturers and coal proprietors

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Date: 1860-2000
  • Barrow-in-Furness, Lancashire
  • Wigan, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Metal processing and manufacturing > Steel manufacture | Metal processing and manufacturing > Iron founding and casting | Mineral extraction > Fuel extraction | Mineral extraction > Metal ore extraction
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C110423 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B25693 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1865-1952: corporate and financial records
Tata Steel UK Ltd
NRA 36007 Lancashire Steel

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994
1860-82: draft minutes, reports, accounts, corresp and papers
Archives: Wigan & Leigh
NRA 19719 Ellis
1867-1930: corporate records, misc corresp and papers
Archives: Wigan & Leigh
NRA 41242 Lindsay

See boxes 3, 14
1865-1938: misc corporate records and core plan
Archives: Wigan & Leigh
NRA 13277 Wigan RO misc
20th cent: glass plate slides of sites in Wigan and parts of Kirkless works
Archives: Wigan & Leigh
See Annual Return 2014
1866-1951: letter book, sales books, get records, colliery reports and statistics, wages books, legal and property records
Lancashire Archives
NRA 12638 NCB: Lancs
1870-96: papers
Lancashire Archives
See Guide, 1985, p165
1872-1955: stock book, wages books, misc papers and photographs
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
NRA 35756