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CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
LevelFonds
Ref NoMS 1045
TitleGray, Watt & Company, ropemakers, Aberdeen: order books
Date1813 - 1819
Extent0.03 linear metres
Creator NameGray, Watt and Company; 1780-; ropemakers
Administrative HistoryGray, Watt and Co. were established as rope, twine, fishing line and brush manufacturers in 1780. By 1901 they had premises at 150 to 162 West North Street, Aberdeen, and later an office in Belmont Street. In 1939 the premises moved to Queen Street, Aberdeen, and in 1969 the company left central Aberdeen for premises at Bridge of Don, where they were described as Wholesale Hardware Factors. They were still there in the 1980s.
SourceThe documents were deposited in the library via Henry Hamilton of the Aberdeen Committee for the Preservation of Business Archives, 1936.
DescriptionTwo order books, containing details of the itinerary of the firm's traveller, 1813 and 1819.
AccrualsNone expected.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
LanguageEnglish
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Persons
CodeName
NA16093Aberdeen; Gray, Watt and Company; 1780-; ropemakers
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