Catalogue description Marsh Brothers and Co Ltd, of Sheffield, records

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Title: Marsh Brothers and Co Ltd, of Sheffield, records

Marsh Brothers and Co Ltd, Ponds steelworks, Sheffield, (and also at Catcliffe). (The company was re-formed as a limited company in 1907). Records including:


Partnership deeds, miscellaneous partnership accounts, and financial papers relating to formation of limited company 1810-1907.


Prints of many of these are now available in the department.


Various accounts and trading accounts 1917-1960s.


North American trade: notes of orders 1827-1841, day book of shipments 1847-1885, correspondence with American agents 1862-1866; Mexico end Cuba invoices 1912-1928.


Firm's correspondence and orders in Britain 1840 and 1848.


Appointment of agents in all parts of the world, including Japan, from 1864, but mainly 1910-1939; Australian agent's correspondence 1870-1872.


Production costs, including expenses of furnace and rolling mill 1828-1835, duplicates of orders connected with melting shop 1874-1881; catalogues of price lists, various, from 1845.


Reports of steel trials 1890-1927, and papers relating to high speed steel technology 1909-1941.


Items relating to Ponds Steel works and deeds to premises in St. Mary's Rd.


Some records of S. S. Brittain and Co., early 20th century.


Accounts and balance sheets of G. L. Willan Ltd., 1952-1965.


Marsh family items.

Date: 1810-1965
Held by: Sheffield City Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Marsh Brothers and Co Ltd, steel manufacturers, of Sheffield

Physical description: 25 boxes, 6 volumes
  • Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire
  • Catcliffe, Rotherham, West Riding of Yorkshire

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