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English Sewing Cotton Co. Ltd., of Manchester, sewing cotton manufacturers
English Sewing Cotton Co. Ltd., of Manchester, sewing cotton manufacturers
1874-1981
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Parent company:Executive Committee minutes, 1909-1947 (41 volumes) and indexes, 1909-1948 (70 volumes); Directors minutes and indexes, 1897-1968 (15 volumes); debenture holders minutes, 1904 (1 volume); / Director's Shareholders' meeting (printed) (private copy of Peter Erman) 1897-1900 (1 volume); printed Board and Committee minutes ('Monthly Record'), 1900-1902 (5 volumes); Finance Committee minutes, 1900 (1 volume); Pension Fund Committee minutes, 1918-1962 (1 volume); minutes of Directors and Shareholders of Pensions Trust Ltd., 1924-1960 (1 volume); memorandum and articles of association and related papers, 1948, 1958-1966; annual reports., 1898-1972; seal registers 1901-1970 (9 volumes); share department specimen form books 1897-1931 (2 volumes);share ledgers and indexes, 1897-circa 1913 (121 volumes); Arkwright House, Manchester, register of tenants, 1928-circa 1949 (1 volume); Tootal newslink No. 1-75 (newspaper / newsletter) Jan 1966- May 1981; Prospectus, 1897; Circular re further issue of shares, 11 Nov 1898; Offprint from Drapers' Record: 'The New Cotton Combination' on the formation of the company and its predecessors, 18 Sep 1897; Trade marks and seals, n.d.; Blyth, H.E., 'Through the Eye of a Needle; the story of the English Sewing Cotton Company' (1948)Related companies:Barlow and Jones Ltd, of Manchester and Bolton, cotton spinners. Directors minutes, 1926-1963 (1 volume and loose sheets)(see also under Barlow and Jones Ltd (GB127.MISC/611) held at Manchester Archives and Local Studies)McIntyre, Hogg, Marsh and Co. Ltd., of London, shirtmakers. Board and General Meeting minutes, 1923-1941, 1952-1963 (5 volumes)Portwood Spinning Co. Ltd., formerly Cephas Howard and Co., of Stockport, Cheshire, cotton spinners. Directors and Shareholders minutes, 1874-1933 (1 volume) Place:Manchester/Manchester/Manchester/Lancashire/England/Bolton le Moors/Lancashire/EnglandLondon/Middlesex/England/Stockport/Stockport/Cheshire/England
Title:
English Sewing Cotton Co. Ltd., of Manchester, sewing cotton manufacturers
Date of work:
1874-1981
Reference number:
GB127.M127
Level of description:
Fonds
Custodial history:
The holding company Tootal Ltd. joined the company in 1963. In 1968 the company merged with the Calico Printers' Association to form English Calico Ltd., becoming Tootal Ltd. in 1973, and Tootal Group PLC in 1982. It is now part of the Coats Viyella group. This collection includes records of a number of individual related companies. For a history of the company see Blyth, H.E., 'Through the Eye of a Needle; the story of the English Sewing Cotton Company' (1948) (ref: M127/8/7 [Green 8040]).
Use restrictions:
Unrestricted
Record types:
COLLECTION
Language:
English
Record number:
7189763
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