Catalogue description Records of Edgar Allen and Co, steel manufacturers

This record is held by Sheffield City Archives

Details of MD 2296-2339, MD 3167-3169, MD 3970-3972
Reference: MD 2296-2339, MD 3167-3169, MD 3970-3972
Title: Records of Edgar Allen and Co, steel manufacturers

Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd., steel manufacturers, founded 1867.


Records including:


Firm's Order Books (selected): Foundry order books (England, Scotland and Ireland, tramways); order books, foreign (various countries), 1903-1935 (38 books).


Donor: Mr. E. N. Simons (Publicity Officer, Edgar Allen & Co., Ltd.), 1954


Biographical material: relating to the founder, William Edgar Allen (d. 1915). Mr. Simons' working papers for the history of the firm, which appeared in the Edgar Allen Magazine, 1953-1956: genealogical notes (includes copies of wills, certificates, etc.); biographical material, including some 20 original letters from Allen, 1911-1914; miscellaneous items relating to the firm (mainly printed).


Directors' letter books 1883-1900 (3).

Date: 1903-1956
Held by: Sheffield City Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Edgar Allen and Co, steel manufacturers, of Sheffield

Physical description: ½ box, 48 volumes
  • Allen, William Edgar, d 1915, steel manufacturer, of Sheffield
  • Simons, E N, fl 1953-1956, publicity officer, of Sheffield
  • Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire

Have you found an error with this catalogue description?

Help with your research