Richard Garrett Engineering Ltd, And Predecessors, Of Leiston, Agricultural, Transport And General Engineers
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- Held At: Suffolk Record Office
- Reference Number: HC30
- Date: 1842-1980
- Level: Collection
- Description: Organisation, trading, technical, manufacturing and publicity records of the firm.
Organisation and management (records very incomplete): general records, c. 1919-1980; patents and related papers, 1842-1937; financial records, 1879-1978; staff and wages records, 1870-1936; plant and property records, 1860-1945; miscellaneous records, 1904-1979
Trading: general order books, 1895-1907; home machinery order books, 1908-1928; home wearing parts order books, 1908-1913; export machinery order books, 1912-1928; export wearing parts order books, 1912-1913; other order books and related records, 1920-1933; general sales day books, 1894-1915; home machinery sales day books, 1915-1932; home parts sales day books, 1918-1930; export machinery sales day books, 1918-1933; export parts sales day books, 1918-1928; Burrell parts sales day book, 1928-1932; depot sales day books, 1887-1933; sundries sales day books, 1917-1933; general ledgers, 1845-1916; distant counties ledgers, 1857-1864; home sales ledgers, 1917-c. 1929; foreign sales ledgers, 1908-1929; Burrell parts sales ledger, 1928-1929; depot stock ledgers, 1874-1929; suspense ledgers (bad debts), 1887-1918; transfer journals, 1913-1929; purchase day books, 1879-1919; purchase ledgers, 1900-1929; commission accounts, 1910-1919; railway ledgers, 1892-1919; order book (purchases), 1924-1928; journals, 1894-1919; cash books, 1895-1933; miscellaneous trading records, c. 1865-1940; correspondence files, c. 1915-1935
Technical and manufacture: drawings, c. 1932-1980s; engine drawing registers, 1900-1949; 'Z' drawing registers (electric vehicles), 1920-1957; other registers, c. 1870-1963; small notebooks, 1864-1931; sketchbooks and related material, 1909-1953; miscellaneous (or material concerning drawings), 1905-1955; registers of engines and machines, 1866-1951; registers of engines, 1860-c. 1930; works order books, 1882-1941; thresher records, 1899-1920; memoranda books, 1893-c. 1933; specifications - portable engines, 1906-1936; specifications - 'SSW' engines, 1911-1919; specifications - tractors, 1905-1937; specifications - traction engines, 1905-1926; specifications - steam rollers, 1908-nd. [post-1912]; specifications - steam wagons, 1909-1934; specifications - steam wagon bodies, nd.[pre-1929]-1932; specifications - peat harvester and ditcher tractors, 1950-1960; specifications - half-track tractors, c. 1936-1957; specifications - agricultural machinery and sleeping vans, 1912-1955; specifications - portable air compressors, nd.; specifications - vertical boilers and furnaces, nd.; specifications - miscellaneous machines, nd.[pre-1955]-1961; specifications - peel ovens, c. 1926-1928; specifications - special motor wagons, electric vehicles and conversions, 1927-nd.; specifications - shell lathes and thread milling machines, 1916-1940s; specifications - sundry machines, [pre-1927]-1968; binders containing various specifications, 1930-1934; files and other loose specifications, c.1905-1932; miscellaneous lists, schedules of parts, and related papers, 1899-c.1950; pattern records, 1868-1951; test records and erecting and testing log sheets, 1879-1932; costings and foundry accounts, 1854-1937; stock books, 1904-1931; files relating to shell production, 1915-1951; miscellaneous records, 1900-c. 1968
Illustrative and publicity material: catalogues, 1859-c. 1950; publicity and posters, (1839) nd.-1930; photographs, negatives etc., nd.-1959; trolley bus publicity film (HC30/D3/13), 1928; printing blocks, nd.[c. 1925-c. 1950]
Miscellaneous documents, 1851-1974.
- Terms:IMPLEMENTS AND EQUIPMENT
- Terms:MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS
- Terms:TRACTION ENGINES
- Terms:LEDGERS use ACCOUNTS
- Copyright: Copyright is assumed to have passed with the records to Suffolk County Council on liquidation of Richard Garrett Engineering Ltd.
- Access Status: Open
- Contact: Suffolk Record Office Ipswich Branch, Gatacre Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 2LQ
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