Catalogue description George Wostenholm and Son Ltd of Sheffield, records

This record is held by Sheffield City Archives

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Reference: WosR 1-183
Title: George Wostenholm and Son Ltd of Sheffield, records

George Wostenholm and Son Ltd, cutlery manufacturers records.


Records left behind when Washington Works was closed. A miscellaneous collection. (Donation 1974). Records including:


Agreements about shares, trademark (I X L) etc. 1870-1890.


American letter book 1895-1896; papers concerning overseas trading 1914-1952.


Price lists issued by various cutlery unions 1843-1920 and typewritten lists 1940-1950.


Individual wages records of internal employees on piecework, and outworkers 1914-1954.


Volume of forms for agreed deductions from wages of workmen, who had borrowed from George Wostenholm, 1860-1884.


Correspondence re cutlery working party 1946, with Cutlery Manufacturers' Association; letters from Board of Trade, 1935-1947.

Date: 1843-1954
Held by: Sheffield City Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

George Wostenholm and Son Ltd, cutlery manufacturers, of Sheffield

Physical description: 99 boxes, 162 volumes
  • Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire

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