Catalogue description Records of British Moss Litter Company.

This record is held by Doncaster Archives

Details of DY/BML
Reference: DY/BML
Title: Records of British Moss Litter Company.

DY/BML/1 Administrative Records


DY/BML/2 Financial Records


DY/BML/3 Legal Records


DY/BML/4 General Records


DY/BML/5 Miscellaneous Records


DY/BML2 Additional Records.

Date: 1839-1966
Held by: Doncaster Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

British Moss Litter Company

Physical description: 6 Series
Physical condition: 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.

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