Catalogue description Records of George Bray and Co Ltd.

This record is held by West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

Details of WYL1207
Reference: WYL1207
Title: Records of George Bray and Co Ltd.

WYL1207/1-7 Articles of association 1903-1973


WYL1207/8-11 Board of directors 1903-1970


WYL1207/12-21 Patents, deeds and legal papers 1883-1972


WYL1207/22-43 Finance 1880-1963


WYL1207/44-50 Orders and estimates 1904-1924


WYL1207/51-80 Production 1874-1962


WYL1207/81-95 Plans and photographs 1874-1975


WYL1207/96-114 Sales 1908-1958


WYL1207/115-119 Press cuttings 1880-1915


WYL1207/120-132 Catalogues and advertising 1876-1970


WYL1207/133-139 Trade catalogues (other than Bray) 1897-1940


WYL1207/140-144 History 1943-1975


WYL1207/145-146 Samples, medals etc 1867 and n.d.


WYL1207/147-162 Printed books 1898-1963


WYL1207/163-182 Miscellanea 1898-1963.

Date: 1867-1975
Held by: West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

George Bray and Co Ltd, gas fitting manufacturers of Leeds

Physical description: 182 Files
Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited : G I Bray Esq 1984 and 1986

  • Gas industry
Administrative / biographical background:

George Bray set up in business manufacturing porcelain-tipped gas burners in 1863. The business became a limited company in 1903 and after 1920 diversified into electrical heating and insulation components. In 1983 the group holding company was renamed Bray Technologies plc and the old premises, Bagby Works, Leicester Place, Leeds 2, were subsequently given up.

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