Catalogue description W.J. COOKE & SON LTD, corn merchants

This record is held by Sheffield City Archives

Details of SY/259/B
Reference: SY/259/B
Title: W.J. COOKE & SON LTD, corn merchants
Date: 1936-1974
Held by: Sheffield City Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

WJ Cooke and Son Ltd, Handsworth, corn merchants

Physical description: 2 Series
Access conditions:

Records are open for consultation unless otherwise indicated

Immediate source of acquisition:

On abolition of South Yorkshire County Council on 31 March 1986, the records passed from South Yorkshire County Record Office, by agreement of the four South Yorkshire District Councils, to the custody of Sheffield Archives as lead authority

  • Handsworth, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Agriculture
Administrative / biographical background:

The firm dates back to before 1900 when the present owner's grand-father began the business by carrying grain etc. for local farmers, later becoming a merchant for corn, cake, seed and fertiliser. The firm deals now mainly in pets and gardening supplies

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