Bednall Collection: No.s 76 to 111

The Bednall Archive 

Last updated 04/05/2004


REFERENCE 76 LOCATION Box 20
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Broughton; Challinor; Freeman;
DESCRIPTION Minute re Broughton's Trust and re Pennell's Trust., 9 February 1888. Challinor & Co, Leek. Reports the accounts and in particular overpayments to Misses Elizabeth and Rosamund Broughton.

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77 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 2nd drawer
PLACES Denbigh; Llanymynech;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Thomas; Broughton; Evans; Griffiths; Roberts; Askerley; Williams; Luxmore
DESCRIPTION Statutory declaration, 30 September 1863, of Mr Robert Thomas in support of title to freehold estates in Salop and Montgomeryshire. The estates of John Broughton of Llanymynech, gent., woolstapler and maltster, Includes details of his family. e.g. wife Rosamund and four surviving daughters. Extracts of births, marriages and deaths from Llanymynech parish registers for period 1824 to 1849.

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78 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Thornleigh, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Armett; Dane; Cruso; Geere;
DESCRIPTION Extract, 9 Sept. 1847, from the list of claims made under the Leek Inclosure showing in respect of what property allotments were made to Thomas Armett. The property was Thornleigh Farm of 148 acres. occupied by William Dane.
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79 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Jolley; Gent; Hammersley; Cooke; Edge; Cope; Foster; Faulkner;
DESCRIPTION Copy of an indenture, 24 July 1555, made between (1)Thomas Jolley the elder, Thomas Jolley the younger; (2) William Gent, Thomas Hammersley and William Cooke(3) Tymothy Edge. (1) for consideration of 242 - 4s-0d levy a fine on two houses in Leek and two chambers over the said shops and all or part of the roof over them etc. in the possession of William Gent and his assigns and adjoining the house in which John Hammersley dwelt being formerly a part of the same. And also the messuage, burgage, cottage or dwelling which John Hammersley inhabits with a barn, stable, bakehouse and garden, a yard and a passage from the yard to the Town Street. And also land etc. with a barn upon it known as Beggarsway occupied by Randle Foster. And a cottage containing two bays of building in the possession of John Gent and a little yard thereto. And a burgage, cottage etc. occupied by Thomas Heath plus 1/4 acre of land. And messuage, burgage etc. with one hemp butt and garden in the possession of James Coape, Jeremy Coape and Randle Foster. And a house, cottage or burgage etc. in possession of John Faulkner. And all ways, waters etc. And all tithes (hay tithe excepted). Covers right of access with timber, slate, lime, thatch and all necessaries for repair. 

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80 LOCATION Cupboard -Loose
PLACES Leek, Uttoxeter, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Ellaway Smith
DESCRIPTION Map of the Organ Ground, Leek. Scale 1/2500 by W. Ellaway Smith & Co. Surveyors, Leek & Uttoxeter. Shows proposed new roads between the Buxton Road and Ashbourne Roads in Leek. School, dyeworks, tennis courts and reservoir shown. Pitcher Lane identified.

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81 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Bentley; Booth Grey; Sneyd; Thornicroft; Wilkinson; Nicolls; Daintry; Mills; Fowler; Chorley; Fenton Grosvenor; Hulme; Parker
DESCRIPTION Two copies (original) of the Leek Inclosure Act 1805 for Leek, Lowe, Leekfrith and Tittesworth and the Manors of Leek and Frith in Staffordshire. 3000 acres of commons and wastes. Key persons involved were the Earl of Macclesfield; Richard Bentley, Vicar of Leek, Booth Grey, John Sneyd; Edward Thornicroft; Isaac Wilkinson; Edward Nicolls; Michael Daintry; Thomas Mills; John Fowler; Toft Chorley; Thomas Fenton Grosvenor; James Hulme and others. The commissioners were Joseph Boultbee of Bunney, Notts.; Thomas Rowley of Overton, Staffs., Joseph Gould of Pilsbury, Derby.

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82 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Cruso; Powys; Milner; Smith; Nall; Leach; Sneyd;
DESCRIPTION Letter from John Cruso to Captain Powys, 14 May 1845, re misunderstanding with Mr Milward over price of premises intended for the site of the lock up in this town.
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83 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Cruso; Powys; Milner;
DESCRIPTION Letter from Captain Powys to John Cruso, 5 October1845, re misunderstanding with Mr Milward over premises intended for the site of the lock up in Leek. Asks whether or not there might be another site

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84 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Ryledge Upper Elkstone, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Gaunt; Cruso; Boothman; Lomas; Hand
DESCRIPTION Letter, 14 October 1844, from Thomas Boothman of Manchester to Mr Gaunt concerning an offer re Ryledge, Upper Elkstone and suggesting that Lomas be induced to buy Hand's interest (in the mines?) in return for a 1/10th royalty or rent.."then we could form something like a business. Arrangements for a meeting with Cruso.

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85 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Barbados; South Carolina, America.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Clive; Wilkinson; Ash; Holman; Kirkby
DESCRIPTION London Evening Post (1 page) News of attack on The Jenny (Captain Wilkinson) of Liverpool arrival at Barbados from Africa with 385 slaves. The ship had been attacked by French privateer whom they fought for 6 hours. Ship much damaged, one man killed and another wounded. The Jenny was to sail for South Carolina on the 11th May under the escort of the Lion. An article headed POSTSCRIPT concerns a letter from Lower Silesia dated June 17th describes battle between Austrian General Baron Laudohn and the Prussian General Fouquet near Glatz. The Prussian Generals Le Nobel and Schenkendorf were said to have been killed. Also a column on the state of the militia in Buckinghamshire.

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86 LOCATION Cupboard-Loose
PLACES Elkstone, Alstonfield, Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Birtles; Edge; Lomas; Birch; Smith
DESCRIPTION Mr Birtles draft assignment, 1734, of mortgage in fee in trust for the purchaser. Tripartite indenture between (1) Thomas Birtles of Leek, Button Merchant (2) George Lomas of Lower Elkstone, Staffs., Taylor, (3) John Salt of Knowles. Cites indenture of 7 August 1733 between William Smith of Leek, yeoman, and (1), Mary Edge of Waterhouses, widow, John Edge of Acre, Leek and his wife Dorothy. Smith at request of the Edges granted a tenement known as Ryeleach in Over Elkstone and a house in the same place formerly occupied by Thomas Birch, to Thomas Birtles. Lomas had purchased a moiety of the equity of redemption from the Edge family.
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87 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Elkstone, Alstonfield, Leek, Staffs. Crew
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Lankford; Crewe; Sherwin; Roberts; Trevaskes; Statham
DESCRIPTION John Crewe of Crewe's lease for 21 years of Elkstone Mines, Staffordshire to Samuel Lankford, of Leek, John Trevaskes of Bristol, distiller, and John Robert of Gloucester, miner dated 11 September 1745. On the reverse is a transfer of the lease from Lankford to James Mallors of Vine Street, London dated 3rd July 1758. The agreement concerned the right to mine lead ore, copper ore, rotten stone and any sort of mineral in all or any part of the manor of Upper Elkstone, Staffordshire.

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88 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Elkstone, Alstonfield, Leek, Staffs.; Crew, Macclesfield, Cheshire; . Chesterfield, Monyash Derbyshire; Warrington
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Lankford; Goodwin; Crewe; Sherwin; Roberts; Mallors ; Condlyffe; Tomkinson; Richardson; Kid; Pennington; Heathcote; Hardy; Patten
DESCRIPTION Eight letters and receipts dated 1747 to 1761 concerning Mr John Crewe of Crewe's 7 th share of lead, copper and rotten stone mines, at Rylidge, Upper Elkstone, Staffordshire leased to Samuel Lankford, of Leek and partners. The rotten stone was sold to Wilkinson of Chesterfield and Richardson of Worsop. Copper ore was sent to Mr Patten of Warrington. It mentions ould Sarah Kid (1759) who appeared to be digging small quantities at Rylidge . Lease assigned by Lankford to Mr James Mallors of Vine Street, London but Charles Crewe demanded that the cash paid to Lankford should be paid to him. Although advised not to by his agent at Monyash, Harry Lankford eventually paid the 42 received from Mallors to Crewe on 17 January 1761. The receipt states that the lease granted by John Crewe to the mines was determined for want of mines and minerals being worked or got by Lankford and his partners.

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89 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Upperhulme, Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Tatton; Challinor; Shaw; Whiteman; Jones; Looker; Johnson
DESCRIPTION Letter, dated 14 February 1946, from V.W.Whiteman on behalf of William Tatton & Co. Ltd to E.O.Jones of Challinor & Shaw, Leek accompanying copies of special resolutions, ordinary resolutions, returns of allotments, statement of increase in nominal capital and notice of increase in nominal capital of William Tatton & Co. Ltd, Silk & Rayon Dyers-Winders-Warpers-Doublers of Upperhulme, Leek, Staffs. Views of their 2 works at Upperhulme and Hayfield. Firm established 1869. Directors W.A.Tatton; M.A.Tatton; H.Looker and H.W.Johnson

REFERENCE 90 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle
DESCRIPTION Letter, 12 December 1909, from Wardle & Co. , Textile Printers, Hencroft Works, Leek to the Town Clerk of Hope? enquiring about sites on which to build a works.
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91 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle
DESCRIPTION Printed letter, December 1909, from Wardle & Co. , Textile Printers, Hencroft Works, Leek to the Town Clerk of Hope? enquiring about sites on which to build a silk and cotton printing works. The requirements were for a freehold site of about 2 acres, with a stream of fresh water flowing through it giving a good supply all the year round and which could be dammed to form a reservoir. It mentions the practically harmless effluent which is "turned into the river here where there is excellent trout fishing". The site had to be in the country but near a railway station with gas available for illumination.

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92 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Davenport; Hall; Tatton; Cowlishaw; Armitage; Norton;
DESCRIPTION Report on the 52 Annual Meeting of Wardle & Davenport Ltd, 8 November 1951. Mr F.L.Davenport presided. Secretary C.C.Hall presented the firm's accounts. A final dividend of 7 1/2% plus a 2 1/2% bonus was declared. John Tatton seconded the resolution. Mr V.C.P.Cowlishaw was re-elected a director. Auditors Messrs Armitage & Norton continued in office.

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93 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Goldstraw;
DESCRIPTION Inventory ,188?, of the assets of G & J. Goldstraw, silk dyers, of the California Dyeworks, Leek. Total value 765 of which 300 is accounted for by the Boiler house and steam piping etc. throughout the dyeworks. The pump up well , 3 water tanks and fittings accounted for a further 80.

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94 LOCATION Cupboard-Loose
PLACES Leek, Staffs
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Hammersley; Badnall; Broughton; Challinor; Shaw
DESCRIPTION Notes, 10 January 1899, as to Sir Thomas Wardle of the Hencroft Works being a riparian owner. Challinor & Shaw. Includes a plan endorsed on a conveyance dated 17 October 1877 to trustees of the Staffordshire Potteries Waterworks. Mill Street and Abbey Green Lane properties are numbered. Starting from the Leek corn mill the numbering runs as follows : 212, 210,206 1, 3, 5, 7/9 cross to east side AGLane - 6, 2, 208 (this stands on the corner of MS and AGLane) 206, 202,200, 198, 196, A second plan is a tracing from the sale plan of 1827 and gives some surrounding land owners. Extract from relevant parts of the August 1827 sale of Richard Badnall's assets. Mentions that Lot 25 not sold but Hencroft bought by Mr Challinor, senior, and remainder by Joseph Badnall. The latter also bought Lot 13. It also states "in 1877 Mr Badnall's representatives sold to the Trustees of the Staffordshire Potteries Water Company all those dyeworks, warehouses etc. on the Northwest side of Mill Street, Leek and Abbey Green Road tenanted by William Henry Hammersley. Concerns water rights i.e. access to the river.
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95 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3Dr
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Adams; Hammersley; Robinson
DESCRIPTION Copy of a Bill, 21 November 1900, re Messrs F.P. Adams & Co.'s account with William Hammersley and Co, silk dyers -established 1751. Covers the period from 31 Dec 1898 to 21 July 1899. Mr F. Robinson -Trustee.

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96 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Davenport; Smith; Challinor
DESCRIPTION Letter, 4 June 1881, from Messrs Wardle & Davenport, silk manufacturers, Leek re " Ourselves versus J.H.Smith & Co. States the Mr Henry Davenport is the sole owner of our firm.

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97 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle;
DESCRIPTION Memo 27 March 1901. on printed paper headed "from Sir T. Wardle " Handwritten note states "Will to consider as to any extra provision for Fred" then, deleted "failing his income ..... he has less than 1000 yearly." Then "Confirm with Fred" " John extra in case of .. admittance as partner in Churnet or ......... so as to have terms of practical ........ with his wife. Her income about 550 qrly. A list of children then follows: (1) Gilbert Charles (5) Lydia Young (4) Arthur Harry (2)Fred ................ (3) Bernard (8) Edith Leeke (7) Margaret E. (6) John (9) Eliz.. In red ink at the top "for interview with Jo Wardle".

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98 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle;
DESCRIPTION Black on green print of block printer at work with written in script around the edges "Sir Thomas & Arthur Wardle Ltd Dyers, Printers & Finishers, Churnet works, Leek, Staffs. with best wishes for 1947.

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99 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Robinson
DESCRIPTION Printed letter, 29 November 1900, from Joshua Wardle & Sons, silk dyers of Leek Brook Works, Leek, Staffs. to Thomas Robinson Esq. requesting a cheque for 11..1s.. 3d value of silk held as lien in the estate of F.P.Adams & Co.
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100 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Nicholson; Hammersley
DESCRIPTION Handwritten letter, 9 May 1869, on blue paper from J. Wardle, Leek Brook, Leek to ? Concerns infractions of the agreement? and mentions two firms who had withdrawn work from them and gone to Hammersley. Nicholson was one of these who repeatedly asked Wardles to reduce prices.

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101 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Nicholson; Hammersley
DESCRIPTION Handwritten letter, 22 February 1869, on blue paper from J. Wardle, Leek Brook, Leek to ? Concerns infractions of the agreement? Mentions a Mr Bayliss's opinion as to damages and states that in the first half of 1867 whilst the agreement terms were intact, his account with Broughs was 900 whilst in the second half, during which Hammersley made a private agreement on lower terms with them, the account diminished to 450 and Nicholson threatened to withdraw all business after Christmas 1867 if prices were not reduced to match Hammersley's. As a result Wardle withdrew from the agreement and offered reduced terms to regain trade. Estimated loss of profit 750. Didn't want damages but acceptance of the agreement and penalties for further breaches.

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102 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle
DESCRIPTION List of decided cases on contract and restraint of trade, relevant to the Wardle issue. Date uncertain but after 1865.

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103 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs. Macclesfield Cheshire; Staveley and Newby Bridge, Cartmel, Lancs.;
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
May; Wain; Shaw; Bradley;
DESCRIPTION Draft conveyance, 23 February 1922, of land with mills and pool situate near Knight Street, Macclesfield. From the Trustees of the late John Frederick May and Henry Parrott May to the Premier Dyeing and Finishing Company Ltd. J.Morris Shaw, Leek. 3 pages with plan to a scale of 1" to 100 feet. The indenture was made between Emily Ann May widow, Frederick May and Herbert Lazonby May, brewery director all of Ridge Hill, Sutton near Macclesfield. (2) Henry Parrott May of Croft Cottage Staveley, Cartmel, Lancs. and the (3)Premier Dyeing and Finishing Company Ltd of Leek, Staffs. Property conveyed by John May to J.F.May and H.P.May in 27 February 1902. J.F.May died 13 January 1908. Sale agreed by Trustees for 1600. Area of the Knight Street property 3 acres 2 roods and 20 perches. The Witnesses include John May of Croft Cottage, Newby Bridge and John F.Bradley , clerk to Messrs May & Wain, solicitors, Macclesfield.
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104 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Nicholson; Davenport; Hay
DESCRIPTION Printed letter from the Leek Silk Manufacturers and Dyers Association, 17 May 1917, Chairman: Sir Arthur Nicholson, Vice Chairman: F.Davenport, Secretary George H. Hay. Office 50 St. Edward Street, Leek. It is headed Sewing Silks' Section and announces a forthcoming meeting of the S.S.Section in the large room at the Town Hall on 21 May 1917 to consider a list of members who had not paid their "Deposits, Levies, or Fines".

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105 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Robinson
DESCRIPTION Printed letter, 14 March 1900, from Thomas Robinson, Hon.Sec. of the Leek Chamber of Commerce, Silk Section, of 10 Derby Street, Leek confirming the agreement reached with the silk twisters union on 13 March 1900 which were to commence the following day. A list of prices is included.

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106 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Robinson
DESCRIPTION Printed letter, 8 September 1899, from Thomas Robinson, Hon.Sec. of the Leek Chamber of Commerce, of 10 Derby Street, Leek requesting attendance at a meeting of all the Silk Manufacturers of the town, on the 11 September, to finally, decide the wages of the silk pickers.

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107 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Manchester; Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Challinor; Shaw; Piggott; Hudson
DESCRIPTION Printed invoice, June 1895, re subscription (1 - 11s - 6d) to The Silk Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Secretary: Arthur C. Piggott. Association Offices: 15 High Street, Manchester. Handwritten note on the rear states: Mr Hudson please pay this 15 Aug 95.
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108 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Manchester; Leek, Staffs. Macclesfield, Congleton; Coventry; Glasgow; London; Cambridge; Middleton; Nottingham; Bradford; Derby; Dublin; Perth; Manning
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Wardle; Debenham; Pim; Lee; Brocklehurst; Anderson; Barchard; Barlow; Birchenough; Broster; Browne; Brown; Cash; Chadwick; Clayton; Cross; Davenport; Dickins; Durant; Evans; Ewing; Fildes; Ford; Gaddum; Goldschmidt; Griffin; Heath; Heywood; Hind; Holme;  Hughes; Johnson; Kershaw; Lawton; Lomas; Lister; Le Mare; Magniac; Makower; Milne; Milner; Nicholson; Newton; Pattinson; Pearson; Pullar; Robinson; Rollinshaw; Reynolds; Shpherd; Smale; Smith; Tetley; Tomson; Thorpe; Leaf; Unsworth; Vanner; Walters; Whiston; Williams; Wright; Worthington
DESCRIPTION Announcement of the formation of the Silk Association of Great Britain and Ireland following a conference in Manchester, in October 1887, aimed at promoting the interests of the Silk Industries in the UK. President was Thomas Wardle of Leek, Chairman of the Silk Section The Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester 1887. Committee appointed to form the association had met on the 11 November and drawn up rules. The document gives details of the aims, constitution, annual subscription. New members were to receive a copy of the transactions of the Conference. A general meeting of members on 22 March 1888 inaugurated the Association and adopted rules. The papers in the transactions are listed and a list of topics which it would be useful for local sections to consider and formulate schemes upon. Officers and council etc. of the Association are listed.  The bankers were Manchester & Liverpool District Banking Co. Ltd. Treasurer: Alderman Joseph Wright JP, Macclesfield.

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109 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
DESCRIPTION
Printed price list, 1 March 1917, Dyers Section, of the Leek Silk Manufacturers' and Dyers' Association. Prices per lb are given for a variety of silks i.e. Nett silk, twist machine and sewings; Boot and Barber's Twist; Light dye colours and cloths; Spun and Schappe silks; cottons; artificial silk scarves; straw. Accounts were to be rendered quarterly with discounts being given of 2 1/2 % for payment within 2 months and an extra 1 1/4 % for payment within 20 days.

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110 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
DESCRIPTION
Printed Dyers Wage Rates , for the years 1916 and 1917, (3 copies of the latter) agreed between the Leek Silk Manufacturers' and Dyers' Association and the Amalgamated Silk and Cotton Dyers. The groups of occupations listed were: Dyers and Glossers; Mixers; Dyeing Machine-men; Stokers, Yardmen etc.; Special Scale :men over 22 years of age with no previous experience in dyeing.

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111 LOCATION Filing Cab 2, 3rd drawer
PLACES Leek, Staffs.
FIELD NAMES
PERSONS
Hall; Worthington; Talbot;
DESCRIPTION Letter, 31 May 1904, from John Hall of Brough, Nicholson and Hall, Leek, Staffordshire to Edward Worthington of A. J. Worthington & Co. drawing his attention to "another case" in which a girl who had been taken on by the firm from domestic service and trained so as to be proficient in certain trimming work had been enticed to join Worthingtons by higher wages. Hall expressed his view that they had a legitimate claim to her services in view of the cost they had been put to. He said that " this kind of thing can only lead to embitered relations.
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