Ref NoD504/120
TitleStancliffe Estates Company Ltd.
CreatorClients of Messrs Brooke Taylor & Company of Bakewell, solicitors
DescriptionBusiness records of The Stancliffe Estates Company Limited, including reports to shareholders, agreements and deeds; papers concerning shares and debentures; financial records; and sale catalogues for Stancliffe Estates land.
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 MaterialThe main series of Derwent Valley Water Board records can be found under D3040. Other Stancliffe Estate Company records can be found in other series within this collection.
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