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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D504/119
TitleStancliffe Estates Company Ltd.
DescriptionBusiness records of The Stancliffe Estates Company Limited, including copy contracts, agreements and indentures relating to the foundation of the Company; Managing Directors' minutes 1921-1949; balance sheets and accounts 1897-1948; registers of shares, debentures and bonds, and miscellaneous papers including reports and correspondence. Also includes minutes, share register and other records of The Darley Dale Stone Company Limited, 1933-1946.
Extent2 boxes
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorClient of Messrs Brooke Taylor & Company of Bakewell, solicitors
Stancliffe Estates Company Ltd.
Administrative HistoryThe Stancliffe Estates Company Limited was registered on 13 April 1897 for the purpose of taking over the estates, quarries, nurseries and water works, which Sir Joseph Whitworth had acquired at Stancliffe in 1854. The Stancliffe Quarries had formerly been worked by Sir Joseph Whitworth under the style 'The Darley Dale Stone Company'. The new Company also incorporated those quarries owned by Mr Thomas Cooper Drabble at Bentley Brook, Farley, Matlock and Cromford.
Related MaterialFor correspondence 1898-1901 and additional papers relating to the Company, see D504/118/1/1-4. For letter books 1916-1948, see D504/88/12/1-4.
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