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Tootal Broadhurst Lee Co Ltd, cotton manufacturers

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Date: 1799-1991
  • Manchester, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Textiles > Cotton | Textiles > Man-made fibres
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C118374 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B3973 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1888-1972: minutes etc
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
c1840-1963: pattern books
Bolton Museum
NRA 29093

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 textiles and leather, 1990
1854-1874: Henry Tootal's papers and accounts
Greater Manchester County Record Office (with Manchester Archives)
1966-68: impersonal ledger
Collection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA 28631 Business
1863-c1970: Sunnyside mill, Bolton ledgers, corresp, stock book, valuations etc
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 27221
c1920-1930: papers relating to the development of a chemical treatment to produce non-crease fabrics
Science and Industry Museum
See Annual Return 2008
1910-1942: Tootal advertising guard books with examples of advertisements taken from various national and international publications
Science and Industry Museum
See Annual Return 2017