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

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Date: 1813-1978
Places:
  • 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 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
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
2
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
3
1813-23: John Platt's day book
Saddleworth Museum and Art Gallery
NRA 11134 Saddleworth Museum
4
1855-1856: mule order book
Science and Industry Museum
NRA 29510 Manchester Mus Sc
5
1881-1907: building plans
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
NRA 34914 Oldham

See Annual return 1993
6
1889-1925: profit and loss accounts, balance sheets
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
7
1896-1936: department foreman's book, Werneth works
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
See Annual Return 2003
8
1881-1896: board minutes
Lancashire Archives
See Annual Return 2004
9
1940-1960s: additional records incl order and salary summaries
Oldham Local Studies & Archives
See Annual Return 2009
10
1859-1935: mule order book, articles of agreement
Oldham Local Studies & Archives

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Related record creators
  Record creator Description of relationship Dates Category of relationship
1
member of family worked at the business
c1919-1984
Associative