Catalogue description Ordnance Establishments: Headquarters and Factory Records

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Details of SUPP 5
Reference: SUPP 5
Title: Ordnance Establishments: Headquarters and Factory Records

This series contains entry books and miscellaneous records of Ordnance offices and individual ordnance and munitions factories, including the Royal Ordnance Factories at Woolwich, Waltham Abbey and elsewhere.

The series also includes annual reports of the Master General (later Controller) of Ordnance.

Note: Pieces 1639-1640 and 1642 were transferred to The National Archives before pieces 1606-1638. Piece 1641 has not yet been transferred.
Date: 1664-1989
Related material:

Admiralty Naval Ordnance laboratory reports are in ADM 257

Other records about cordite production are in ADM 322

For further records of the Research Department Woolwich and successors, see DEFE 15

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1666 files and volumes
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Accruals: Series is accruing

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