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Platt Brothers & Co Ltd, ironfounders, textile machinery mfrs and colliery proprietors

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Date: 1813-1978
  • Oldham, Lancashire
Functions, occupations and activities: Engineering: Mechanical > Textile machinery | Metal processing and manufacturing > Iron founding and casting | Mineral extraction > Fuel extraction
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C119616 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/B6437 )
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1838-1978: corporate and financial records, order books and other sales records, production, technical, staff and property records, catalogues, photograph record books, etc
Lancashire Archives
NRA 20296

See HMC Records of British business and industry 1760-1914 metal processing and engineering, 1994; Annua
c1890-1974: Hartford Trust minute book, apprentices advance book, discharge and appointment records, bulletins, catalogues, manuals, sales literature etc
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
NRA 35273
1813-23: John Platt's day book
Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery
NRA 11134 Saddleworth Museum
1855-1856: mule order book
Science and Industry Museum
NRA 29510 Manchester Mus Sc
1881-1907: building plans
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
NRA 34914 Oldham

See Annual return 1993
1889-1925: profit and loss accounts, balance sheets
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
1896-1936: department foreman's book, Werneth works
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
See Annual Return 2003
1881-1896: board minutes
Lancashire Archives
See Annual Return 2004
1940-1960s: additional records incl order and salary summaries
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
See Annual Return 2009
1859-1935: mule order book, articles of agreement
Oldham Local Studies & Archives

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