Catalogue description The records of the HIGHAMS LIMITED group of companies

This record is held by Oldham Local Studies & Archives

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Title: The records of the HIGHAMS LIMITED group of companies

Highams Limited : Scheme of records' arrangement


D-HI Highams Limited 1896-1989


D-HIA The Ash Group Ltd (formerly The Ash Spinning Co. Ltd) 1883-1988


D-HIAA Ash Mill (Shaw) Ltd 1953-1962


D-HIAB Chemical Division 1974-1980


D-HIAC Forward Textiles Ltd 1968-1973


D-HIAD Joseph Hardman & Sons Ltd 1908-1983


D-HIAE Jacksons (Hurstead) Ltd 1882-1983


D-HIAF Park Yarns (Rochdale) Ltd (formerly Hagues Textiles Ltd) 1894-1985


D-HIAG Talentum Developments Ltd 1968-1977


D-HIAH John Bright & Bros. Ltd - Tyre Cord Division 1984-1988


D-HIAI W.K. Blackburn & Company Ltd 1970-1978


D-HIAJ F. Bonnington (Drapers) Ltd 1973-1983


D-HIB Leslie Blass Ltd 1949-1985


D-HIBA William Hall Junior Ltd 1900-1985


D-HIC Buckridge & Gardner Ltd 1920-1972


D-HID Kamella Ltd 1961-1987


D-HIDA H.S. & W. Preston Ltd 1946-1987


D-HIDB Proposition 13 Ltd 1980-1986


D-HIE Lawson Phillips Ltd 1939-1985


D-HIF Royton Textile Corporation Ltd 1935-1977


D-HIG The Seal Marine Corporation Ltd 1982-1985


D-HIH The Skol Clothing Company Ltd 1954-1987


D-HII William Stannard & Company Ltd 1959-1987


D-HIJ Tetems Ltd 1959-1974


D-HIK Townhead Mill (Holdings) Ltd 1909-1980


D-HIKA Townhead Mill Company Ltd 1927-1980


D-HIKB Townhead Yarns (Yorkshire) Ltd 1960-1978


D-HIKC Harold Cocks Ltd 1968


D-HIL Trendywear (Manchester) Ltd 1976-1986


D-HIM John Warburton Ltd 1904-1980


D-HIMA The Acre Mill Company Ltd 1874-1890


D-HIN A. Worsley & Sons Ltd 1920-1972


D-HIO Printing Division 1967-1987


D-HIOA Codaprint Ltd 1983-1987


D-HIOB Ergoprint Ltd 1967-1985


D-HIOC Highprint U.K. Ltd 1983-1985


APPENDIX Summary list of records destroyed


INDEX To personal, corporate and place-names

Date: 1874 - 1989
Held by: Oldham Local Studies & Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Highams Limited

Physical description: 15 Sub fonds
Immediate source of acquisition:

The generous donation of these records by Higham Limited, to be permanently preserved and made available for public benefit, is gratefully acknowledged, as is the significant funding for this cataloguing project received from:


The British Library through its scheme of grants for cataloguing and preservation


The Pilgrim Trust


Oldham & Rochdale Textile Employers' Association

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