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Falk Papers [TRANSFERRED TO CHESHIRE RECORD OFFICE IN JUNE 2005]
Falk Papers [TRANSFERRED TO CHESHIRE RECORD OFFICE IN JUNE 2005]
19-20 cent.
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TRANSFERRED TO CHESHIRE RECORD OFFICE IN JUNE 2005The papers mainly concern the salt trade in Cheshire. After the formation of the Salt Union in 1888, the reports include Worcestershire, Durham, Ireland and foreign trade. There is also material relating to associated and subsidiary companies.The collection is not fully listed. However, a draft list has been drawn up for the majority of the records, and many of the boxes have labels identifying their main contents:Herman E Falk, 1820-1898 Business and Personal Records 1837-1897Lists of salt correspondents 1837-11870Day Book 1866-1868Contract Book 1852-1870Invoices 1839-1867Wages books 1842-188Legal Papers 1840-1851Personal Ledgers 1890-1897Personal Journal 1890-1894Personal Cash Books 1891-1894Historical Manuscripts Collection (not yet listed) ??H J Falk Salt Union (1888-) Reports to Board on Works Committee Cheshire 1887-1937Worcestershire 1912-1937Durham 1890-1937All Districts 1892-1937Foreign Trade - India, Assam, Burma, China, Others 1878-1937Subordinate/retail/trade organisations Ashton Higgin & Co Ltd 1924-1937F B I 1920-1936Gill & Bibbey Ltd 1910-1937Henry Johnson (Birmingham) Ltd 1912-1936Liverpool Chamber of Commerce 1899-1937Mersey Power Co 1911-1937M R Dalway & Co Ltd 1891-1933Mersey, Weaver & Ship Canal Carrying Co Ltd 1894-1936Manchester Barging Co 1907-1919Williams Cartage Ltd 1909-1920Salt Chamber of Commerce, Northwest 1855-1936Weaver Navigation 1881-1936Weston Westale Ltd (?) 1894-1937Droitwich Salt Co 1892-1920Various reports 1889-1936Patents: specifications, licences and correspondence re plant processes Prospectuses 1880-1935Journals, newspapers etc Committee papers and reports Maps The collection takes up approximately 105 linear feet.
Title:
Falk Papers [TRANSFERRED TO CHESHIRE RECORD OFFICE IN JUNE 2005]
Date of work:
19-20 cent.
Reference number:
GB127.L25
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
Herman E Falk owned Meadow Bank Salt Works and Winsford Rock Salt Mine. He was a Liverpool salt broker, publisher of Falk's Salt Circular, vice-president, later President, of the Salt Chamber of Commerce and prime mover in the formation of the Salt Union.
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Unrestricted
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Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7181772
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