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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D3206
TitleTJ Hutton and Company Ltd of Ridgeway, scythesmiths
Descriptionbusiness records
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorTJ Hutton and Company Ltd of Ridgeway, scythesmiths
Administrative HistoryThomas and Joseph Hutton started business at the Pheonix Works, Ridgeway, Eckington in 1821-1822. They manufactured scythe, sickles and hooks. By around 1830 some 30 to 40 workmen were employed. In 1844-1845 Thomas took into partnership his son John Jermyn and his nephew Edward Newton. The firm continued to be known as Hutton and Newton until c.1862 when it became Hutton & Co.
Custodial HistoryThe firm was sold in 1988 and the records were deposited in Derbyshire Record Office in July of that year.
Organisation Sub-TypeBlacksmiths, metalworkers, ironmongers
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