Many Items are Water Damaged and in Need of Conservation
Immediate source of acquisition:
These records were rescued from the paraffin works at Moorends after its abandonment due to a fire.
Administrative / biographical background:
This Company was formed in 1896, an amalgam of the Hatfield Chase Peat Moss Litter Company and four others, to extract and process peat on the Hatfield and Thorne Moors. The Company had works at Moorends, Medge Hall, Hatfield Moors, Crowle Moors, Swinefleet and Macclesfield.