Document ReferencePi
TitleRecords of Pillatt and Company Limited, Ironfounders, Stapleford, Nottinghamshire, 1896-1956
Date Of Creation1896-1956
Extent37 boxes and 63 volumes
AbstractPrincipal document types present include; correspondence, accounts, technical drawings, photographs.
LevelFonds
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryPillatt and Co. was established in Queens Road, Nottingham in the 1890s, but moved to Stapleford in the 1900s. It produced boilers, furnaces and incinerators that were sold throughout the country and exported as far afield as South Africa. The firm closed in 1958.
Custodial HistoryThe records were presented to the University library in 1958 through the agency of a local firm of accountants. A subsequent accrual was received in 1960.
DescriptionThe main series of records consist of administrative documents in the form of accounts (1903-1950), correspondence (1919-1956) and records of orders (1933-46). Technical records are made up from a number of blue prints, technical drawings and photographs of machinery made by the firm. Work sheets, or 'size files' record components used in jobs undertaken by the company from 1910 to 1941, often with drawings. Finally, miscellaneous records include testimonial letters (1920-35) and various formal agreements (1921-1940).

The accrual is awaiting detailed cataloguing.
MgtGroupBusiness records
MgtSubGroupEngineering
ArrangementMaterial is divided according to form (e.g. accounts, correspondence) and listed chronologically within sections.
LanguageEnglish
TermIron industry and trade - England
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham.

In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus:
Typescript Catalogue to bundle level, 4 pp

At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew:
Typescript Catalogue to bundle level, 4 pp

Online: Available on the Manuscripts Online Catalogue, accessible from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of Existence
NA1037Pillatt and Company Limited; ironfounders
NA1037Pillatt and Company Limited; ironfounders
Places
CodePlace name
PL1/Nottingham/Nottinghamshire/England
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