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D3147

Joseph Bourne & Son Ltd, later Denby Pottery

Cash books 1933-1972; wage books 1968-1972; maps; Lovatts Potteries Ltd private ledger 1949-1971 & plan; Langley Potteries ?wages books, Benevolent papers etc

early 19th cent - late 20th cent

D3147/1

Partnership and other agreements

 

1806-1907

D3147/1/1

Articles of agreement between William Bourne and his son, Edward Bourne, both of Belper, for co-partnership of the business of a stone potter at Belper for 21 years, 7 Nov 1806

 

1806

D3147/1/2

Articles of agreement between John Blood of Belper, pottery manufacturer, George Evans of Belper, pottery manufacturer, Thomas Jackson of Belper, gent, Thomas Allsopp of Crich Carr, yeoman, and John Webster of Belper, nailer, for co-partnership in the manufacture of stone bottles and earthernware for 10 years, including the lease by Blood of part of Brook Close in Belper, 1 Dec 1807, endorsed with exchange of George Allsopp of Higham, yeoman, for Thomas Jackson in consideration of £200, 24 Mar 1809

 

1807-1809

D3147/1/3

Articles of agreement between (1) Robert Charles George Brohier of Cavendish Square, Middlesex, esq, and Joseph Jager late of Derby, mechanist, then of Denby, stone potter, (2) William Drury Lowe of Locko Park, esq, and (3) William Bourne the elder of Belper, stone potter, William Bourne the younger of Burslem, Staffordshire, manufacturer of earthenware, and John Bourne and Joseph Bourne, both of Belper, stone potters, for the digging of the remainder of 2000 cubic yards of fire clay (as in an agreement of 2 Sep 1811 for 7 years involving Brohier, Jager and Lowe) from the Little Ryefield in...

 

1814

D3147/1/4

Copy articles of agreement between William Bourne of Belper, William Bourne of Burslem, Staffordshire, John Bourne of Belper, and Joseph Bourne of Belper, for the co-partnership of a bottle factory at Belper, in consideration of £2400 paid to William Bourne of Belper by Wiliam Bourne of Belper over 6 years, 3 Nov 1814

 

1814

D3147/1/5

Agreement between (1) William Bourne the elder of Belper, stone potter, (2) Mary Bourne Bourne of Belper, widow of Edward Bourne of Belper, stone potter, and Samuel Harvey of New Mills in the parish of Duffield, yeoman, uncle and guardian of the children of Edward Bourne, and (3) William Bourne the younger of Burslem, Staffordshire, John Bourne of Belper, and Joseph Bourne of Belper, all stone potters, concerning the assignment of the co-partnership business as in agreement of 7 Nov 1806 , for the remainder of the term of 21 years, in consideration of several annuities,

7 Nov 1814

 

1814

D3147/1/6

Lease from William Drury Lowe of Locko Park, esq, to William Bourne the elder of Belper, William Bourne the younger of Burslem, and John and Joseph Bourne of Belper, stone potters, of the factory at Hunger Hill (2340 sq yd) in Denby, as used by Messrs Brohier and Jager for manufacturing stone bottles, with adjoining garden (3336 sq yd), for the term of 21 years at the total annual rent of £165 8s, including site plan, 2 Jan 1815

 

1815

D3147/1/7

Assignment from (1) Samuel Wood of Burslem, manufacturer of earthenware, to (2) William Bourne of Burslem, manufacturer of earthenware, and William Hancock of Lower Lane, parish of Stoke upon Trent, and (3) fifteen other creditors, of stock and personal estate in trust to the benefit of creditors, 3 Jul 1817

 

1817

D3147/1/8

Agreement of Joseph Bourne to take on the debts of W J Bourne and J Bourne for 3 years, 23 Nov 1821, with statement of account for W J ang J Bourne, 3 Nov 1821

 

1821

D3147/1/9

London Gazette dated 11 Dec 1821, with anouncement of dissolution of the partnership on 3 Nov 1821 (page 2408)

 

1821

D3147/1/10

Agreement for Joseph Bourne of Denby and Falcon Street, London, potter, to act as selling agent for Joseph Walker Bourne of Church Gresley, potter, for 10 years , in consideration of 5% commission, 18 Dec 1828, endorsed with memorandum for Joseph Bourne to take on debt of £500 by Joseph Walker Bourne with allowance from trade, 9 Feb 1829

 

1828-1829

D3147/1/11

Lease from (1) Robert Holden the elder of Nutthall Temple, Nottinghamshire, esq, Mary Ann his wife, and William Drury Holden of Dean House, Bedfordshire, their eldest son, to (2) Joseph Bourne of Denby, stone bottle manufacturer, of land and buildings at Hunger Hill, Denby, for the term of 21 years at the annual rent of £125, 4 Feb 1837

 

1837

D3147/1/12

Copy lease by Butterley Company to Sarah Elizabeth Bourne of Denby, widow, under the style of Joseph Bourne and Son, for letting land (42 acres 2 roods 2 perches) and taking fireclay at Codnor Park, for the annual royalties or rents of 2s per 30 cwt and £3 per acre, 4 Sep 1875

 

1875

D3147/1/13

Deed of covenant between (1) William Drury Nathaniel Drury Lowe of Locko Park, esq, and (2) John Henry Topham of Derby, esq, and Joseph Bourne Wheeler of Derby, esq, supplemental to a lease dated 13 Jun 1898, concerning parcels of land at Denby and Kilburn (24acres 2 roods 21 perches in total), 28 Mar 1899, including plans and correspondence

 

1898-1907

D3147/2

Patents and specifications

 

[1823]-1915

D3147/2/1

Patent for improvement in the burning of stoneware and brownware in kilns or ovens granted to Joseph Bourne of Denby, stone bottle manufacturer, for 14 years, 22 Nov 4 Geo IV [1823]

 

1823

D3147/2/2

Specification for kilns for brownware, of Joseph Bourne (No. 4871), with typescript of main description of patent and drawing of kiln, printed 1856

 

[1823]

D3147/2/3

Patent for improvements in kiln construction, granted to Joseph Bourne of Derby [sic] Pottery, for 14 years, 4 Aug 1847

 

1847

D3147/2/4

Specification for kilns for stoneware of Joseph Bourne (No. 11831), 1847, printed 1857

 

[1847]

D3147/2/5

Patent for improvements to screwing devices, of Charles James Dale of New St. Pancras Station, Euston Road, Middlesex, stoneware manufacturer, for 14 years (No. 17434/95), 18 Sep 1895

 

1895

D3147/2/6

Certificates (2) of registration of design of J P Wheeler, trading as Joseph Bourne and Son, for footwarmer, including drawings (Nos. 652673 and 652674), 15 Nov 1915

 

1915

D3147/3

Minutes and administration (1)

 

1916-1970

D3147/3/1

Directors'/Board and AGM minute book, Jun 1916-Nov 1950

 

1916-1950

D3147/3/2

Directors'/Board and AGM minute book, Feb 1951-Aug 1967

 

1951-1967

D3147/3/3

Directors'/Board and AGM minute book, Nov 1967-Mar 1970

 

1967-1970

D3147/4

Minutes and administration (2)

 

1920-1946

D3147/4/1

Rough/draft minute book, Jun 1920-Jan 1946

 

1920-1946

D3147/5

Minutes and administration (3)

 

late 19th cent - mid 20th cent

D3147/5/1

Note of administration under agreement of 1814

 

late 19th cent

D3147/5/2

Note of policy of the company under Mr Norman Wood and Mr J Dale

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/5/3

Report on application of labour and cost control, by Associated Industrial Consultants Ltd, London, May 1951-May 1954

 

1951-1954

D3147/6

Minutes and administration (4)

 

1889-1955

D3147/6/1

Agreements with the Midland Railway Co, for the storage of goods at St Pancras Station, 25 Sep 1889 and 9 Apr 1896, with correspondence, 1903

 

1889-1903

D3147/6/2

Agreement with the Midland Railway Co. for use of land at Denby for wharf by Messr Bourne and Sons, 20 Jun 1904, with correspondence

 

1903-1904

D3147/6/3

Agreement with Derbyshire County Council for the construction of level crossings for tramway purposes over the Derby-Ripley Road at Denby Pottery, 5 Dec 1904

 

1904

D3147/6/4

Correspondence on agency (?Messrs Sanderson and Young, London, 1890)

 

1907-1912

D3147/6/5

Agreement with the Post Office for erection and rental of poles, 1 Sep 1910, with letter

 

1910

D3147/6/6

Contract between Birmingham Private Telephone (New System) Company Ltd and J Bourne and Son Ltd, with invoices

 

1918-1919

D3147/6/7

Folder of correspondence concerning Post Office insulators contract

 

1943-1955

D3147/7

Accounts (1)

 

1920-1980

D3147/7/1

Directors' reports and statements of accounts of Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd for years ending 31 March

 

1920-1948

D3147/7/2

Directors' reports and statements of accounts of Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd for years ending 31 March

 

1949-1971

D3147/7/3

Directors' reports and statements of accounts of Denbyware Ltd for years ending 31 March

 

1970-1980

D3147/7/4/1-4

Annual reports and statements of accounts for Crown House Group plc, 1981-1983 and 1985

 

1981-1985

D3147/7/5/1

Annual report and statements of accounts for Coloroll Group plc

 

1987

D3147/8

Accounts (2)

 

1912-1979

D3147/8/1

File containing assorted statements and memoranda of accounts of Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd for years ending 31 March for 1912-1918, 1921, 1922, 1926-1928, 1934 and 1935

 

1912-1935

D3147/8/2

Assorted manufacturing and profit and loss accounts for years ending 31 Mar 1932 and 1936-1945

 

1936-1945

D3147/8/3

Assorted statements of accounts and approximate balance sheets

 

1946-1958

D3147/8/4

Assorted statements and schedules of accounts, including for Lovatt's Potteries Ltd

 

1960-1969

D3147/8/5

Accounts and related papers concerning the formation of Denbyware Ltd, including the report about Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd and its subsidiary companies prepared by Peat, Marwick, Mitchell and Co for Minster Trust Ltd, 17 Dec 1969

 

1969-1970

D3147/8/6

Draft accounts and related papers, including interim consolidated statements

 

1970-1979

D3147/9

Accounts (3)

 

1898-1916

D3147/9/1

Private ledger "Denby Pottery"

 

1898-1916

D3147/10

Accounts (4)

 

1916-1958

D3147/10/1

Private ledger

 

1916-1929

D3147/10/2

Private ledger "No. 2"

 

1930-1942

D3147/10/3

Private ledger "No. 3"

 

1943-1958

D3147/11

Accounts (5)

 

1829-1831

D3147/11/1

Daily income and expenditure cash account book

 

1829-1831

D3147/12

Accounts (6)

 

1899-1962

D3147/12/1

Journal 1899-1917

 

1899-1917

D3147/12/2

Journal 1929-1943

 

1929-1943

D3147/12/3

Journal 1943-1962

 

1943-1962

D3147/13

Accounts (7)

 

1887-1921

D3147/13/1

Ledger (Eastwood Branch)

 

1903-1909

D3147/13/2

Journal (Eastwood and London branches)

folder

1892-1909

D3147/13/3

Summary accounts analysis sheet (London)

 

1887-1897

D3147/13/4

Accounts on London and country sales

 

1913-1921

D3147/14

Accounts (8)

 

1935-1958

D3147/14/1

Volume with information on gross sales

 

1935-1958

D3147/15

Accounts (9)

 

1862-1921

D3147/15/1

"Bills receivable" (?bills of credit) account book

 

1869-1921

D3147/15/2

Weekly expenses account book

 

1862-1864

D3147/16

Accounts (10)

 

1916-1969

D3147/16/1

Travelling and travelling expenses account book

 

1916-1969

D3147/17

Accounts (11)

 

1836-1937

D3147/17/1

Bills and loose accounts from Joseph Bourne

 

1836-1927

D3147/17/2

Bills and loose accounts to Joseph Bourne

 

1843-1854

D3147/18

Accounts (12)

 

1903-1914

D3147/18/1

Wages analysis account book

 

1903-1914

D3147/19

Accounts (13)

 

1908-1957

D3147/19/1

Payment to workers (staff, weekly) account book

 

1908-1921

D3147/19/2

Payment to workers (monthly) account book

 

1918-1944

D3147/19/3

Rough payment to workers account book

 

1920-1944

D3147/19/4

"Aerograph Dept 1941" wage book

 

1941-1957

D3147/20

Accounts (14)

 

1881-1938

D3147/20/1

Workmens' prices account book, with apprentices at back

 

1881-1906

D3147/20/2

Volume containing orders for ginger beer bottles, 1906-1925, which are stuck on to pages recording payments for bonuses, piecework or wages, 1896-1899

 

1896-1925

D3147/20/3

Volume containing records of bonus, piecework or wage payments

 

1923-1927

D3147/20/4

Volume containing records of bonus payments

 

1934-1938

D3147/21

Accounts (15)

 

1920-1952

D3147/21/1

Wages rate book

 

1920-1934

D3147/21/2

Arbitration on wages settlement, with related papers

 

1931

D3147/21/3

Files on piece work rates for figure, bottom and top rooms

 

1937-1952

D3147/21/4

Notes on wages on back of Canteen opening card

 

1943-1944

D3147/21/5

Gross wages chart

 

1952

D3147/22

Production (1)

 

1890-1962

D3147/22/1

Correspondence relating to orders with clients

 

1890-1924

D3147/22/2

Joseph Bourne Wheeler's orders notebook

 

1900-1912

D3147/22/3

Volume of details of orders, including designs

 

c1952-1962

D3147/23

Production (2)

 

1882-1909

D3147/23/1

Daily production book

 

1882-1899

D3147/23/2

Production trials and experiments notebook

 

1906-1909

D3147/24

Production (3)

 

1906-1918

D3147/24/1

Glaze materials recipe book of Joseph Bourne Wheeler, Dec 1906-Feb 1908

 

1906-1908

D3147/24/2

Glaze materials recipe book of Joseph Bourne Wheeler, Feb 1908-Aug 1918

 

1908-1918

D3147/24/3

Glaze materials recipe book of Joseph Bourne Wheeler, Oct 1908

 

1908

D3147/24/4

Notes, recipes and correspondence on glazes

 

1913

D3147/24/5

Notebook of ingredients for glazes

 

c1917

D3147/25

Production (4)

 

1903-1935

D3147/25/1

Products costs notebook

 

1903-1907

D3147/25/2

Costings notebook

 

1920-1935

D3147/26

Production (5)

 

early 20th cent - 1977

D3147/26/1

Correspondence on use of signature of Baden Powell on pots to celebrate the relief of Mafeking, 1900, dispute over accounts, 1907, and designs of cups, by Horace Elliott, designer

 

1900-1934

D3147/26/2

Note on beer bottles in stock, on back of envelope addressed from St Petersburg, Russia, to Bourne's

 

1904

D3147/26/3

Stock record and valuations book

 

1919-1949

D3147/26/4

Letter from Isabella Bishop of Huntingdon, on chinese inscription for design on ware, 10 Sep

 

early 20th cent

D3147/26/5

Note on forerunner to the Denby Arabesque range, produced by Pinder Bourne and Co of Burslem, Staffordshire in 1883

 

c1970

D3147/26/6

Letter of John L Webb of Littleover, on marks used in the early history of Bourne's

 

1977

D3147/27

Advertising (1)

 

c1850-1965

D3147/27/1

Price lists

 

c1850-1900

D3147/27/2

Price lists (catalogues)

 

1904-1924

D3147/27/3

Price lists (catalogues)

 

1932-1947

D3147/27/4

Price lists, including draft (loose)

 

1902-1965

D3147/27/5

Price lists for Danesby Ware

 

c1930-1940

D3147/27/6

File of price lists and illustrated advertisements, including for Danesby ware

 

c1951-1962

D3147/28

Advertising (2)

 

c1912-1950

D3147/28/1

Price list for the Bretby Brick and Stoneware Co Ltd of Newhall, Jul 1919

 

1919

D3147/28/2

Price lists for the English Stoneware Manufacturers' Association, Aug 1922 and Jun 1925

 

1922-1925

D3147/28/3

Price lists for other firms

 

20th cent

D3147/29

Advertising (3)

 

1880-1982

D3147/29/1

Scrapbook of advertisments of Denby products, Feb 1915-Mar 1922

 

1915-1922

D3147/29/2

Scrapbook of advertisments of Denby products, Apr 1922-Apr 1941

 

1922-1941

D3147/29/3

Volume of cuttings of advertisements of Denby products, Apr 1936-Aug 1955

 

1936-1955

D3147/29/4

Pottery Gazette Diary and Trade Directory, 1921, with advertisment cuttings of Denby and Lovatt products stuck in, Oct 1915-Feb 1928

 

1915-1928

D3147/29/5

Pottery Gazette and Glass Trade Review Diary and Trade Directory, 1927, with advertisment cuttings of Denby and Lovatt products stuck in, Mar 1928-Sep 1932

 

1928-1932

D3147/29/6

Pottery Gazette and Glass Trade Review Directory and Diary, 1934, with advertisment cuttings of Denby and Lovatt products stuck in, Nov 1932-Nov 1935

 

1932-1935

D3147/29/7

Pottery Gazette and Glass Trade Review Directory and Diary, 1939, with advertisment cuttings of Denby and Lovatt products stuck in, Jan 1936-Dec 1938

 

1936-1938

D3147/29/8

Pottery Gazette and Glass Trade Review Directory and Diary, 1940, with advertisment cuttings of Denby and Lovatt products stuck in, Jan 1939-Aug 1942

 

1939-1942

D3147/29/9

Assorted loose advertisements for Denby and Lovatts ware taken from the Pottery Gazette and Glass Trade Review for 1880, 1908-1909, 1925-1926, 1932, 1935, 1940-1946, 1950 and 1952-1959

 

1880-1959

D3147/29/10

Assorted loose advertisements for Denby ware taken from newspapers and magazines

 

1952-1980

D3147/29/11

Advertising handbooks, leaflets and brochures for Denby ware, including exhibition in London, 1956

 

1909-1979

D3147/29/12

Articles on Denby Pottery taken from magazines and newspapers

 

1933-1982

D3147/29/13

Outsize advertisements for Denby ware, c1940 and c1970

 

c1940-1970

D3147/29/14

File of press cuttings and articles on Bourne's, including items for centenary celebration and other events

 

1909-1961

D3147/29/15

Notes of figures for responses to advertising schemes

 

1935-1939

D3147/30

Advertising (4) - Photographs

 

c1880-1981

D3147/30/1/1-9

Mounted photographs of pottery products, prepared as drafts for advertisements, by Neil Nimmo

folder

c1930s

D3147/30/2/1-20

Mounted photographs of pottery products, prepared as drafts for advertisements including one of crate shop

folder

c1945-1954

D3147/30/3/1-9

Photographs of Denby products, some mounted, larger

 

c1930-1960

D3147/30/4/1-37

Photographs of Denby products, medium-sized

 

c1930-1960

D3147/30/5/1-10

Photographs of Denby products, including ornaments and Danesby ware, postcard size

 

c1930-1960

D3147/30/6/1-29

Photographs of exhibitions of Denby products, including ornaments and Danesby ware, seven being outsize, six being of the British Industries Fair, London (30/6/23-28), 1939 and one of an exhibition stand (30/6/29), late 19th cent

2 folders

c1880-1960

D3147/30/7/1-14

Photographs (2) of Denby stoneware flasks representing historical figures, given by Mr and Mrs Bourne Wheeler (?to the firm) in 1937, with lists and copy leaflet for the American market, c1970

 

c1937-1970

D3147/30/8/1-14

Photographs (14) of people making Denby products, used for exhibitions, mostly mounted, photographed by Eileen White

 

c1960

D3147/30/9/1/1-77

Photographs of people making Denby products, used for publicity purposes, showing various processes, such as moulding, throwing, turning, casting and setting

 

c1945-1960

D3147/30/10/1/1-5

Slides (5) of Denby products, used by Eileen White

 

c1960

D3147/30/11/1/1-2

Photographs (2) of pottery plant or tree labels made by Bourne's, c1850-1860, found in a store in Oxford University Parks, with related correspondence, also including photographs (2) of plate commemorating Primitive Methodist Centenary showing Hugh Bourne

 

1981

D3147/31

Buildings, lands and plant (1)

 

early 20th cent - 1951

D3147/31/1-2

Plans (2 sheets) of Denby Pottery original factory (round ovens), with numbered areas, size 30x26 inches

 

early 20th cent

D3147/31/3

Plan of Denby Potteries, Sheet 1, by Wood and Goldstraw, architects of Tunstall, Staffordshire, size 34x28 inches, scale 16 feet to 1 inch, 20 Feb 1920

 

1920

D3147/31/4

Plan of Denby Potteries, Sheet 2, by Wood and Goldstraw, architects of Tunstall, Staffordshire, size 29x28 inches, scale 16 feet to 1 inch, 20 Feb 1920

 

1920

D3147/31/5

Plan of Denby Pottery ground floor, with water drift added, by Wood Goldstraw and Yorath, architects of Tunstall, Staffordshire, size 16x18 inches, scale 48 feet to 1 inch, Nov 1937, revised Feb 1945

 

1937-1945

D3147/31/6

Plan of Denby Pottery factory,size 16x18 inches, scale 48 feet to 1 inch, May 1947

 

1947

D3147/31/7

Plan of Denby Pottery ground floor, by Wood Goldstraw and Yorath, architects of Stoke-on-Trent, size 35x29 inches, scale 16 feet to 1 inch, Sep 1951

 

1951

D3147/32

Buildings, lands and plant (2)

 

1896-1959

D3147/32/1

File on fire insurance, comprising plans 1896, 1903, 1911, 1937, 1937-1945, 1951, 1954, 1957, 1959 and undated, and policies, 1939 and 1945

 

1896-1959

D3147/33

Buildings, lands and plant (3)

 

1930, 1941

D3147/33/1

Inventory and valuation of plant and machinery, etc, at Denby Pottery, made Sep 1930

 

1930

D3147/33/2

Schedule of buildings, plant and machinery, covered by the Plant and Machinery (Valuation for Rating) Order 1927 and the War Damage Act 1941, Jun 1941

 

1941

D3147/34

Buildings, lands and plant (4)

 

1894, 1967-1969

D3147/34/1

Correspondence on steam engine with John Whittingham

 

1894

D3147/34/2

Folder relating to installation of SITI Kiln, including press cuttings and notes

 

1967-1969

D3147/35

Buildings, lands and plant (5)

 

[1834], c1940-1967

D3147/35/1/1-2

Copy of part of mineral map of Denby by A J Twigg, scale 3 feet to 1 inch, 1834, with longitudinal section for coal and ironstone mines, copy made mid-20th cent

 

[1834]

D3147/35/2

Documents on clay workings at Park Meadows Farm, Denby

 

1947-1957

D3147/35/2/1

Map of the National Coal Board based on 1:2500 Ordnance Survey edition of 1916, showing coal workings

 

1947

D3147/35/2/2

Map of the Ministry of Fuel Power based on 1:2500 Ordnance Survey revised edition of 1938, showing coal workings

 

1947

D3147/35/2/3

Borehole record sheets by Geotechnical and Concrete Services Ltd, Sheffield , Nov 1956-Jan 1957

 

1956-1957

D3147/35/3

Ordnance Survey sheet XL/15 marked with clay workings near the College, Denby (1938-1939 edition)

 

c1940s

D3147/35/4

Plan made up of Ordnance Survey sheets XLV/2 and 3, marked with clay workings at Denby (1938-1939 edition)

 

c1940s

D3147/35/5

Plan of boreholes around Salterwood Quarry, including some for Butterley Co, based on OS XL/14 sheet for 1939, scale 1:500

 

c1940s

D3147/35/6

Map based on Ordnance Survey sheet XL/14 marked with clay workings at Salterwood (1938-1939 edition)

 

c1940s

D3147/35/7

Plan of Denby Estate clay workings for period 1882-1951, scale 1inch:2 chains

 

c1952

D3147/35/8

Plan of Denby Estate deep soft fireclay, scale 1:2500

 

c1952

D3147/35/9/1-2

Plans of NCB freehold land at Marehay made up of Ordnance Survey sheets SK3847/3947 and SK3848/3498(scale 1:2500), revised 1960

 

c1960

D3147/35/10

Plan of Denby Pottery claymine deep soft seam, abandoned 23 Mar 1967, 17 Aug 1967

 

1967

D3147/36

Buildings, lands and plant (6)

 

c1840 - late 1960s

D3147/36/1

Reprint of photograph of Denby Pottery, including Joseph Bourne near centre kiln and workers

 

(1840)

D3147/36/2

Photograph of Denby Pottery chimney struck by lightning, 7 June 1860

 

1860

D3147/36/3

Photograph of Denby Pottery chimney struck by lightning, tinted, 25 June 1860

 

1860

D3147/36/4

Photograph of Codnor Park Pottery, with workers in front [possibly wrongly identified, could be Eastwood Pottery instead]

 

c1860

D3147/36/5

Photograph of Denby Pottery works, postcard

 

early 20th cent

D3147/36/6

Photograph of Denby Pottery works

 

early 20th cent

D3147/36/7

Photograph of Denby Pottery works, with chimneys smoking

 

early 20th cent

D3147/36/8

Photograph of Denby Pottery works, looking south

 

1944

D3147/36/9

Aerial photograph of Denby Pottery works

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/36/10

Photograph of Denby Pottery works, postcard

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/36/11

Photograph of re-building of 5 and 6 Blocks at Denby Pottery works, mounted, Mar 1946

 

1946

D3147/36/12

Photograph of last beehive-kilns at Denby Pottery works being demolished, mounted, Mar 1946

 

1946

D3147/36/13/1-34

Photographs of Denby works, before and during rebuilding work

folder

c1944-1950

D3147/36/14/1-4

Photographs of Denby works, during rebuilding work, Jan 1966

folder

1966

D3147/36/15/1-6

Photographs of Denby works entrance

folder

1950s-1960s

D3147/36/16/1-12

Photographs of the Ripley side of Denby Pottery during removal of waste tip

 

c1967

D3147/36/17/1-14

Photographs of claypit, including at the time of closure in 1967, with employees

folder

mid 20th cent

D3147/37

Buildings, lands and plant (7)

 

early 20th cent - late 1960s

D3147/37/1/1-8

Photographs of kilns, including employees, pre-1939

folder

c1930s

D3147/37/2/1-29

Photographs of SITI kiln and No. 2 kiln, including management and employees

folder

late 1960s

D3147/37/3

Small album of photographs for building of tunnel kiln

 

1935

D3147/37/4/1-16

Photographs of kiln exteriors and interiors, with employees

packet

early 20th cent

D3147/37/5/1-37

Photographs of building interiors, including workshops, canteen, clicking-in, warehouse, exhibition display and cellar areas, with employees

folder

mid-20th cent

D3147/37/6/1-2

Photographs of Denby lorries outside factory

 

late 1960s

D3147/37/7/1-11

Photographs (11) of Denby workers, mostly group, including at claypit and in workshops

 

c1900-1960

D3147/38

Buildings, lands and plant (8)

 

20th cent

D3147/38/1/1-12

Negatives of factory exterior and interiors, including employees

 

20th cent

D3147/38/2/1-63

Transparencies, including claypit closure, products and making of products

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/39

Buildings, lands and plant (9)

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/39/1

Film "The Denby Story" (16mm sound and colour)

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/39/2

Film on Denby Pottery (16mm sound)

 

c1948

D3147/39/3

Film "Claycraft at Denby"

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/39/4

Film "Claycraft at Denby", long version, colour ending

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/39/5

Film "Claycraft at Denby", No. 5 original edition, colour ending

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/39/6

Film "Claycraft at Denby", revised edition, colour ending

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/39/7

Film "Denby Oddments"

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/39/8-10

Films (3) for J Bourne and Son, unidentified

 

1961

D3147/40

Staff and employees (1)

 

1835

D3147/40/1

Apprenticeship indenture, placing James Bradshaw the younger, the son of James Bradshaw the elder of Belper, thrower, with Joseph Bourne, to learn the art or business of the thrower of stone bottles, until he attains the age of 21, 25 Jul 1835 (copy and typescript)

 

1835

D3147/41

Staff and employees (2)

 

c1940s-1970s

D3147/41/1-2

Works handbooks

 

c1940s

D3147/41/3

Works handbook for Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd

 

c1963

D3147/41/4-6

Work and staff handbooks

 

c1970s

D3147/42

Staff and employees (3)

 

c1900-1978

D3147/42/1

Bottle-Makers Sick and Funeral Benefit Society, Denby Pottery, rules

 

c1900

D3147/42/2

Denby Pottery Employees Mutual Benefit Society card, of Hunt Albin (No. 246)

 

c1900

D3147/42/3

Denby Pottery Benevolent Fund amended rules

 

1923

D3147/42/4

Denby Pottery Benevolent Society rules

 

1966

D3147/42/5-6

Denby Pottery Friendly Society rules

 

1966-1978

D3147/43

Staff and employees (4)

 

1904-1914

D3147/43/1

Loose papers on payments to widows

 

1904-1914

D3147/44

Staff and employees (5)

 

1916-1947

D3147/44/1

Programme for concert arranged by Denby Pottery Welfare Committee at Smithy Houses School on 15 Nov 1919

 

1919

D3147/44/2

Diary of lunchtime entertainment programmes, Dec 1944-Apr 1947

 

1944-1947

D3147/44/3

Notices of ENSA party visits, Dec 1944-May 1945

 

1944-1945

D3147/44/4

Group photograph of audience at "Cema" Concert at Central Hall, Derby

 

c1944

D3147/44/5

Group photograph of dignatories at first broadcast of Workers Playtime at Denby, 26 Jun 1945

 

1945

D3147/44/6

Photographs (6) of visit by Workers' Playtime Concert party, Apr 1947

 

1947

D3147/45

History (1)

 

[c1883], c1950 - c1985

D3147/45/1

Typed extract from "Ceramic Art in Great Britain" Vol II by L Jewitt, on Denby

 

c1883

D3147/45/2

Booklet entitled "Historical Notes on a Famous Firm", by Anthony Folkard, produced for Bourne's

 

c1950

D3147/45/3-4

Illustrated booklets entitled "Background to Denby", produced by Bourne's

 

c1950

D3147/45/5

Article "Denby Re-visited", relating to the reconstruction of the Pottery, 15 Oct 1951

 

1951

D3147/45/6

Draft typed article, "Among the Outpotters 9 - Pottery from the Peak District Foothills: Transformation at Joseph Bourne and Son Ltd", relating to the reconstruction of the factory

 

c1950

D3147/45/7

"Retrospective Reflections", illustrated article on the company's history and William Bourne, by Eileen White

 

c1960

D3147/45/8

"The Denby Story", a short history of the Denby Pottery, including Bourne family tree, illustrated booklet

 

c1985

D3147/46

History (2)

 

c1880-1979

D3147/46/1

Notes and correspondence on the firm's history and records

 

c1880-1970

D3147/46/2

Folder of correspondence, notes and transcripts of tape recordings on history of works by Mr J C Dale

 

1979

D3147/46/3-4

Tape recordings (2) on history of works by Mr J C Dale

 

1979

D3147/47

History (3)

 

1909

D3147/47/1

Centenary celebration programme, 7 Aug 1909

 

1909

D3147/47/2

Centenary Celebrations invitation card, 7 Aug 1909

 

1909

D3147/47/3

Pottery Gazette, Sep 1909, including report on celebrations

 

1909

D3147/47/4

Cutting from the Ripley and Heanor News, 13 Aug 1909

 

1909

D3147/47/5

Copy of article in the Derbyshire Advertiser, 12 Aug 1909

 

1909

D3147/47/6

Photographs (2) of centenary commemorative medal

 

1909

D3147/47/7-11

Photographs (5) of the Centenary Celebrations at Denby Cricket Ground Club, two with names on reverse

 

1909

D3147/48

History (4)

 

1919

D3147/48/1-3

Photographs of crowds at Netherlea celebrating the return of men after the First World War, one marked on reverse as "Centenary Celebrations 1909" (mounted, large)

Available on CD, CD335.

1919

D3147/49

History (5)

 

1951

D3147/49/1

File of press cuttings and correspondence concerning the celebrations for the reconstruction of the Pottery in 1951

 

1951

D3147/50

History (6)

 

1959

D3147/50/1

File of correspondence, notes, press cuttings, etc, concerning the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Denby Pottery

 

1959

D3147/50/2

Photographs (15) of 150th anniversary celebrations

folder

1959

D3147/51

History (7)

 

1966-1975

D3147/51/1

Itinerary, notes, cuttings, etc relating to the visit of Lord Snowdon on 6 Jun 1966

 

1966

D3147/51/2

Photographs (52) of Lord Snowdon's visit

folder

1966

D3147/51/3

Photographs and newspaper cuttings relating to visit and presentations, including retirement ceremonies

 

1971-1975

D3147/51/4

Photographs (12) of visit by U.S. Secretary of State for Transportation, with negatives

folder

1974

D3147/52

History (8)

 

c1863-1985

D3147/52/1

In Memoriam card for Ann, wife of Robert Dale, interred at Denby Church, 10 Jul 1872

 

1872

D3147/52/2

In Memoriam card for Robert Dale, interred at Denby Church, 7 Feb 1884

 

1884

D3147/52/3

Letter from Mr C J Dale of London to Dennis ... concerning the death of Mr Amos, 29 jul 1902

 

1902

D3147/52/4-5

Photographs of Mr C J Dale

 

c1900-1910

D3147/52/6

Reprint of article from Pottery Gazette on Charles James Dale, 1 Jul 1912

 

1912

D3147/52/7

Photograph of J Rushton, representative of the firm

 

c1909

D3147/52/8

Photograph of A J Dale, London manager and son of C J Dale

 

c1920s

D3147/52/9

Photograph of E Sanderson, traveller for the firm

 

c1920s

D3147/52/10

Photograph of Arthur E Longbottom, senior representative for the firm

 

c1920s

D3147/52/11

Letter announcing the death of Arthur E Longbottom, senior representative for the firm, 14 Jan 1946

 

1946

D3147/52/12

Photograph of Joseph Wood

 

c1960

D3147/52/13-14

Cuttings on the death of Joseph Wood, Nov-Dec 1960

 

1960

D3147/52/15

Letter announcing the death of Joseph Wood, Nov 1960

 

1960

D3147/52/16

Order of memorial service for Joseph Wood at St John's Church, Ripley, 29 Nov 1960

 

1960

D3147/52/17

File relating to Norman Wood, former Managing Director and Chairman, including correspondence on his resignation as a non-executive director, obituaries and order of memorial service

 

1972-1985

D3147/52/18

Photograph of Norman D Wood

 

mid 19th cent

D3147/52/19

Photograph of meeting of John C Dale, Joseph Wood and Norman D Wood in display area at Denby Pottery, 1951

 

1951

D3147/52/20

Photograph of 50th Jubilee dinner of Oscar Hornsleth, Denby's Copenhagen agent since c1910, 13 Jul 1952

 

1952

D3147/52/21

Photograph of workforce in garden at Denby Pottery (4 postcards originally attached together)

 

c1950s

D3147/52/22

Photograph of scene of pantomime at Derby, showing Denby Pottery thrower in use

 

c1950s

D3147/52/23

Photograph of G H J Robinson, Chairman, and A E V Honehan, Non-executive Director, Apr 1975

 

1975

D3147/53

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (1)

 

1931-1959

D3147/53/1

Directors'/Board and AGM minutes book, Apr 1931-Jun 1940

 

1931-1940

D3147/53/1

Directors'/Board and AGM minutes books, Apr 1931 - Jun 1940

 

1931-1940

D3147/53/2

Directors'/Board and AGM minutes book (No. 2), Jul 1940-Mar 1959

 

1940-1959

D3147/53/2

Directors'/Board and AGM minutes books, Jul 1940 - Mar 1959

 

1940-1959

D3147/54

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (2)

 

1905-1972

D3147/54/1

Bought ledger

 

1905-1912

D3147/54/2

Private ledger

 

1949-1971

D3147/54/3

Ledger

 

1967-1972

D3147/55

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (3)

 

1959-1970

D3147/55/1

Statements of accounts for years ending 31 Mar 1959 and 1961-1970

 

1959-1970

D3147/56

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (4)

 

1933-1975

D3147/56/1

Cash book, including pay, Sep 1933-Oct 1957

 

1933-1957

D3147/56/2

Cash book, including pay, Nov 1957-Mar 1972

 

1957-1972

D3147/56/3

Income and expenditure cash book, Oct 1966-Feb 1971

 

1966-1971

D3147/56/4

Income and expenditure cash book, Feb 1971-Mar 1975

 

1971-1975

D3147/57

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (5)

 

1895-1972

D3147/57/1

Office salaries book, Mar 1895-Aug 1897

 

1895-1897

D3147/57/2

Office salaries book, May 1899-May 1903

 

1899-1903

D3147/57/3

Weekly wages book, Jul 1897-Dec 1901

 

1897-1901

D3147/57/4

Weekly wages book, "No. 2"Jan 1902-Jun 1905

 

1902-1905

D3147/57/5

Weekly wages book, "No. 4", Dec 1908-Jun 1910

 

1908-1910

D3147/57/6

Time and monthly wages book (Lovatts), Apr 1968-Mar 1970

 

1968-1970

D3147/57/7

Time and monthly wages book (Lovatts), Mar 1970-Mar 1972

 

1970-1972

D3147/58

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (6)

 

1906-1973

D3147/58/1

Volume concerning prices for orders

 

1961-1973

D3147/58/2

Price lists and publicity material

 

1906-1942

D3147/59

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (7)

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/59/1

Advertising photographs (8) of products

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/60

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (8)

 

c1960s

D3147/60/1

Plan of Potteries (scale 20 feet to 1 inch)

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/60/2

Plan of Potteries, size 20x19 inches, scale 4 feet to 1 inch, Dec 1949, with fire insurance policy, Dec 1959, and report, Jan 1960

 

1959-1960

D3147/61

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (9)

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/61/1

Aerial photograph of Lovatt's Potteries Ltd

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/61/2

Photographs (10) of building and production, with employees named

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/62

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (10)

 

mid 20th cent - 1973

D3147/62/1

Langley Mill Pottery Benevolent Association rules

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/62/2

Langley Potteries Benevolent Society sick pay and special grants cash book, Jan 1959-Oct 1973

 

1959-1973

D3147/63

Lovatt's Potteries, later Langley Pottery (11)

 

1910-1987

D3147/63/1

Typed notes on the history and manufacture of Langley Pottery, revised Jun 1978

 

1978

D3147/63/2

Copy of article from the Pottery Gazette on Langley Pottery and Lovatt & Lovatt, Apr 1910

 

1910

D3147/63/3

Copy from the Pottery Gazette of the obituary of Albert Lovatt, Jan 1913

 

1913

D3147/63/4

Copy of article from the Pottery Gazette on visit to Langley Pottery, Dec 1919

 

1919

D3147/63/5

"Rebuilding a Pottery", reprint from Jan 1945, on Langley Pottery

 

1945

D3147/63/6

Correspondence on the history of Langley Pottery, including copies of letters,1894-1895, delivery notice, 1897, and drawing of factory, early 20th cent

 

1973-1987

D3147/64

London Potters Association (1)

 

1925-1953

D3147/64/1

London Potters' Association price lists

 

1925-1930

D3147/64/2

London Potters' Association centenary booklet, 1853-1953

 

1953

D3147/64/3

Programme for cruise down the River Thames to the Nore by the London Potters Association, 27 Jun 1935

 

1935

D3147/65

London Potters Association (2)

 

[early 19th cent] - mid 20th cent

D3147/65/1-2

Photographs (2) of painted portrait of William Bourne, painted early 19th cent, print made late 20th cent

 

early 19th cent

D3147/65/2

Photographs (2) of Joseph Bourne-Wheeler as older man

 

20th cent

D3147/65/3-4

Photographs (2) of painted portrait of Joseph Bourne as a young man, painted early 19th cent, print made late 20th cent

 

late 20th cent

D3147/65/5

Photograph of Joseph Bourne as an old man

 

mid 19th cent

D3147/65/6

Card mounted with engraving of photograph of Joseph Bourne as an old man and (?) William Bourne

 

late 19th cent

D3147/65/7

Photograph of (?) William Bourne

 

late 19th cent

D3147/65/8

Photograph of Wm Bourne

 

late 19th cent

D3147/65/9

Photograph of Joseph Henry Bourne, son of Joseph (?1819-1866)

 

mid 19th cent

D3147/65/10-12

Photographs (3) of Sarah Elizabeth Bourne nee Topham, wife of Joseph Bournem, (1823-1898, sole proprietor 1869-1898)

 

late 19th cent

D3147/65/13

Photograph of Joseph Bourne-Wheeler as youngish man

 

early 20th cent

D3147/65/14-15

Photographs (2) of Joseph Bourne-Wheeler as an older man

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/65/16

Photograph of Mrs Bourne Wheeler

 

20th cent

D3147/65/17

Photograph of presentation to Mr and Mrs Wheeler

 

20th cent

D3147/65/18

Photograph of John Henry Topham

 

early 20th cent

D3147/65/19

Photograph of unidentified young man

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/65/20

Photograph of unidentified old man

 

early 20th cent

D3147/65/21

Photograph of two men on lawn in front of house, May 1919

 

1919

D3147/65/22

Photograph of five people in garden

 

mid 20th cent

D3147/65/23

Family photograph album "To Florence from FNS Apr 1891"

 

1891

D3147/66

Bourne family (1)

 

early 19th cent - late 20th cent

D3147/66/1

Correspondence and notes relating to the Bourne family history, with draft pedigrees, including Chadborn family

 

1955-1987

D3147/66/3

Typescript history of Bourne family connections with Belper, Codnor Park, Shipley and Denby Pottery by F Williamson, Curator of Derby Museum

 

mid-20th cent

D3147/66/4

Book of religious quotations, with notes of family births and deaths (1770-1819) at back

 

early 19th cent

D3147/66/5-6

Reproductions (2) of pages of Bourne family birth entries (1775-1793), taken from D3147/66/4

 

20th cent

D3147/67

Bourne family (2)

 

1815-1982

D3147/67/1

Grant from Joseph Wolley of Horsley, Farmer, his son John Wolley of Horsley, farmer, and Thomas Smith of Kilburn, trustees named in the will of John Toplis late of Openwood Park, Derby, to Sarah Toplis of Burslem, Staffordshire, widow of John Toplis, of an annuity of £10 out of a messuage and several closes of land at Horsley, 4 Aug 1815, sent to William Bourne at Belper, postmark 7 Feb 1819

 

1815-1819

D3147/67/2

Copy will of William Bourne of Swadlincote, made 9 Jun 1819, proved 11 Oct 1825

 

1825

D3147/67/3

Copy will of William Bourne of Belper, gent, made 10 Jun 1823

 

1823

D3147/67/4-5

Manuscript booklet "A Short Narrative of the life of William Bourne, Belper", with transcript (typescript)

 

1869

D3147/67/6

The Holy Bible, Oxford "Grandfather Bourne's last gift to Joseph Bourne, son of Joseph Bourne" (pocket book)

 

1821

D3147/67/7

Collection of Hymns by John Wesley, "Grandfather Bourne's last gift to Joseph Bourne, son of Joseph Bourne"

 

1822

D3147/67/8

Receipted bill of Mr J Bourne for shoes from John Coulton

 

1844

D3147/67/9

Poem in tribute to Joseph Bourne by Sydney Williams

 

1860

D3147/67/10

Memorial card for Joseph Bourne (died 9 Mar 1860)

 

1860

D3147/67/11

Book " A Memorial of the late Mr Bourne presented to teachers and scholars of Denby and Street Lane Sunday Schools", by Revereng Gervase A Smith, London, 60 pages, including photograph

 

1862

D3147/67/12

Book " Sleeping with Jesus: a brief memorial of the late Mr William Bourne", with photograph

 

1869

D3147/67/14

Memorial card for Joseph Harvey Bourne (died 14 Apr 1869)

 

1869

D3147/67/15

Will of Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Bourne of Netherlea, Holbrook, 3 Apr 1891, with codicils, 18 Feb 1892, Oct 1892, 2 Mar 1894 and 20 Jul 1894

 

1891-1894

D3147/67/16

List of articles to be disposed of on the death of Elizabeth Topham, sister-in-law of Sarah Elizabeth Bourne, 20 Feb 1892

 

1892

D3147/67/17

Memorial poem for Sarah Elizabeth Bourne (died 7 Aug 1898)

 

1898

D3147/67/18

Programme for presentation to Mr and Mrs J Bourne Wheeler

 

1941

D3147/67/20

File relating to the funeral of Mrs Bourne Wheeler (died 17 Mar 1948), including order of service, cuttings and list of employees at funeral

 

1948

D3147/68

Bourne family (3)

 

1811-1954

D3147/68/1

"History of the Pottery Methodist Church, Belper, 1812-1954" by S John Martin, Dec 1954 [Bournes were trustees of the Belper Pottery Methodist Church in the earliest days]

 

1954

D3147/68/2

"Methodism in the Belper Circuit, 1760-1903" by G Arthur Fletcher, 68 pages

 

1903

D3147/68/3

Volume of Ripley Sunday School School Managers' reports, printed

 

1811-1836

D3147/68/4

Patent for improved tents for temporary military hospitals granted to George Turner of Peckham, 22 May 1871

 

1871

D3147/68/5

Prayers for Serbia on the anniversary on the Battle of Kossovo

 

c1914

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