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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D3588
TitleJoseph Helling (c1834-1922) of Ripley, ironmonger
DescriptionPapers, chiefly relating to his business, of Joseph Helling, ironmonger, of Oxford Street, Ripley. Invoices addressed to Mr J Helling for goods purchased by Helling probably in connection with his business, together with a few relating papers.
Extent11 files, 1 item
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
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Archive CreatorJoseph Helling of Ripley, ironmonger
Administrative HistoryJoseph Helling was born in Ulverston, Lancashire c1834. He retired some time between the 1901 and 1911 census. His daughter Mary Elizabeth Helling (1865-1958) who was living with him at the time of the 1901 census, was running a stationers and newsagents business from Oxford Street by the time of the 1911 census. Joseph was living on Greaves Street with his second wife, also Mary.
Administrative History SourcesPicture the Past:
Custodial HistoryThese records were donated by an individual to Derbyshire Record Office in February 1992.
Organisation Sub-TypeBlacksmiths, metalworkers, ironmongers
Related MaterialSee D96/1/65/p644 for a probate copy of the will of Joseph Helling, died 1922.

A photograph of Mr Helling outside his shop can be found on Picture the Past (ref: DCAV001341,
AcknowledgementsAdministrative History researched and written by cataloguing volunteer Roger Jennens, December 2021.
Archivist NoteCatalogued April 2008, MOS.
Improved to ISAD(G) October 2021, BS.
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