Catalogue description Records of Daniel Doncaster and Sons, steel manufacturers

This record is held by Sheffield City Archives

Details of Donc 1-174, LD 368-389
Reference: Donc 1-174, LD 368-389
Title: Records of Daniel Doncaster and Sons, steel manufacturers

Daniel Doncaster & Sons, Steel manufacturers. The firm, which is still active, began as a cutlery business in the later 18th century. In the 1830s it turned over to steel making. The earliest records listed here seem to refer to cutlery. The Library has no record of muniments in the firm's hands.


The collection consists of a small number of items, falling into two groups:


Firm's records: Ledger, daybook, cash books (3), passbooks (2), 1829-1856; petty cash ledgers (2), 1844-1900; letter book, 1869-1871.


Sheffield Friends' records: First-day school reports (printed), 1872-1880, accounts, subscription lists, 1857-1881 (5 notebooks); admissions to Ackworth (from Sheffield Meeting), 1839-1878 (book of particulars). Coffee Cart Co., minutes, cash book, 1875-1907 (3 books).

Date: 1829-1907
Held by: Sheffield City Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Daniel Doncaster and Sons, steel manufacturers, of Sheffield

Physical description: 13 boxes, 149 volumes
  • Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire

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