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D503/

Butterley Company and subsidiaries

Records of the Butterley Company of Ripley, and of its various subsidiaries, including:

Title deeds [1675-1973];

Administration papers [1839-1980];

Minutes [1878-1948];

Correspondence [1795-1910];

Company results and reports [1889-1967];

Share records and accounts [1888-1967];

General management papers [1869-1888];

Financial papers [1790-1969];

Production records [1791-1971];

Plans [1835-1958];

Legal papers [1789-1955];

Labour papers [c.1800-1982];

Papers regarding prices and promotions [1801-c.1950];

Photographs [20th cent];

Miscellaneous papers [1727-c.1967];


Also included are papers of...

1675-20th cent

D503/1

Title deeds

 

1675-1973

D503/2

Title Deeds

 

1803-1897

D503/2/1

Schedule of deeds to estates at Butterley in the possession of Thomas Rawson (1691-1803)

 

1803

D503/2/2

Schedule of deeds to Butterley Park Estate in the custody of Frances Beresford (1691-1815)

 

1815

D503/2/3

Envelope containing reconveyance from Charles Scorrald and others to Francis Beresford Wright and another of a piece of land at Langley and seams of coal at Kirby Cliffe, 19 Oct 1896, with related papers and correspondence

 

1895-1897

D503/2/4

Draft indenture and declaration for sale of cottage and garden at Green Hillocks, Ripley to Titus Roe Jun 1892

 

1892

D503/3

Company and Administration

 

1839-1965

D503/3/1

Notes on draft of agreement for a partnership between F Wright and W Jessop

 

1839

D503/3/2

Draft articles of association, with related documents on incorporation

 

1886-1888

D503/3/3

Memorandum and articles of association

 

1888

D503/3/4

Memorandum and articles of association, 1888 with resolutions to 1965

 

1888-1965

D503/3/5

Agreement by F B Wright and others to buy the Butterley Company

 

1888

D503/3/6

Act to constitute the Butterley Company Ltd, the royal assent being given 8 July 1914

 

1914

D503/3/7

Papers relating to the Butterley Company Collieries Compensation Act 1913, including chairman's report

 

1913-1914

D503/3/8

Document of registration of office under the Companies Acts

 

1888

D503/4

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1907-1980

D503/4/1

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1907-1918

D503/4/2

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1919-1929

D503/4/3

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1930-1954

D503/4/4

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1955-1965

D503/4/5

Companies Acts annual returns

 

1966-1980

D503/5

Seal books

recording documents to which the Company has set its seal (e.g. leases, conveyances, agreements)

1888-1966

D503/5/1

Seal books

 

1888-1898

D503/5/2

Seal books

 

1898-1905

D503/5/3

Seal books

 

1905-1912

D503/5/4

Seal books

 

1912-1919

D503/5/5

Seal books

 

1919-1924

D503/5/6

Seal books

 

1924-1927

D503/5/7

Seal books

 

1927

D503/5/8

Seal books

 

1927-1931

D503/5/9

Seal books

 

1931-1935

D503/5/10

Seal books

 

1935-1936

D503/5/11

Seal books

 

1936

D503/5/12

Seal books

 

1936-1939

D503/5/13

Seal books

 

1939-1943

D503/5/14

Seal books

 

1943-1945

D503/5/15

Seal books

 

1946-1947

D503/5/16

Seal books

 

1947-1948

D503/5/17

Seal books

 

1948-1950

D503/5/18

Seal books

 

1950-1951

D503/5/19

Seal books

 

1951-1952

D503/5/20

Seal books

 

1952-1953

D503/5/21

Seal books

 

1953-1954

D503/5/22

Seal books

 

1954-1955

D503/5/23

Seal books

 

1955-1956

D503/5/24

Seal books

 

1956-1957

D503/5/25

Seal books

 

1957-1958

D503/5/26

Seal books

 

1958-1959

D503/5/27

Seal books

 

1959-1960

D503/5/28

Seal books

 

1960-1961

D503/5/29

Seal books

 

1961-1962

D503/5/30

Seal books

 

1962-1964

D503/5/31

Seal books

 

1964-1966

D503/5/32

Seal books

 

1966

D503/6

Register of mortgages

 

1960-1969

D503/6/1

Register of mortgages

 

1960-1969

D503/7

Directors' records including appointment and resignations, holdings and interests

 

20th cent

D503/7/1

Register of directors' holdings and interests

 

1948-1960

D503/7/2

Note on the resignation, appointment and remuneration of directors (1888-1902)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/8

Directors' meetings minutes

 

1878-1957

D503/8/1

Special and ordinary meetings minute book (signed), Dec 1878 - Sep 1888

 

1878-1888

D503/8/2

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

 

Jul 1888 - Dec 1905

D503/8/3

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

(Marked No.2)

 

Jan 1906 - Mar 1919

D503/8/4

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

(Marked No.3)

 

Apr 1919 - Sep 1929

D503/8/5

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

(Marked No.4)

 

Oct 1929 - May 1939

D503/8/6

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

(Marked No.5)

 

Jun 1939 - May 1944

D503/8/7

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

 

Jun 1944 - May 1951

D503/8/8

Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

 

Jun 1951 - May 1957

D503/9

Indexs to minute books

 

1888-1929

D503/9/1

Index to minute book 1

 

1888-1905

D503/9/2

Index to minute book 2

 

1906-1919

D503/9/3

Index to minute book 3

 

1919-1929

D503/10

Draft Directors meetings minutes

 

1888-1901

D503/10/1

Draft Directors meetings minute book Oct 1888 - Mar 1901, including drawings of furnaces and other doodles

 

1888-1901

D503/11

Working Directors' meetings minutes

 

1938-1948

D503/11/1

Working Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

 

Oct 1938 - Nov 1940

D503/11/2

Working Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

 

Dec 1940 - Sep 1944

D503/11/3

Working Directors' meetings minute book (signed)

(Signed to Mar 1947)

 

Sep 1944 - Jan 1948

D503/12

Correspondence

 

1795-1910

D503/12/1

Transcripts of extracts from letter book of Benjamin Outram and Co

 

1795-1801

D503/12/2

File of correspondence mostly of George Goodwin, also involving J Outram, J Wright and W Jessop

 

c1799-1846

D503/12/3

Joseph Smith's letter book, relating to business in Spain, including calculations and specifications for machinery

 

1838-1844

D503/12/4

Copy letter to the President of the Local Government Board complaining about the fouling of company water and the proposed building of a market hall by Ripley Local Board, 1875

 

1875

D503/12/5

Correspondence on the resignation of FitzHerbert Wright as a director and the consequences, including extract of will

 

1910

D503/13

Correspondence

 

1894-1904

D503/13/1

Letter book of Jos. [Joseph] Cook relating to the managing of the Ironville Church Schools

 

1894-1904

D503/14

Managing Directors' annual reports

 

1889-1967

D503/14/1

Managing Directors' annual reports

 

1889-1901

D503/14/2

Managing Directors' annual reports

 

1901-1913

D503/14/3-36

Managing Directors' annual reports

 

1915-1947

D503/14/37-55

Managing Directors' annual reports

 

1949-1967

D503/15

Chairman's statements and reports of proceedings at AGMs (except for 1965 and 1966)

 

1926-1967

D503/15/1-41

Chairman's statements and reports of proceedings at AGMs (except for 1965 and 1966)

 

1926-1967

D503/16

Shares

 

1888-1936

D503/16/1

Volume containing register of members, summaries of capital and shares (1888-1906), register of debenture transfers (1889-1934), and register of stock transfers (1888-1927)

 

1888-1934

D503/16/2

Register of share transfers

 

1927-1936

D503/17

Register of shares/members

 

1912-1967

D503/17/1

Register of members

 

1912-1924

D503/17/2-13

Registers of ordinary share members for surnames initialled A, B, E, F, G-H, H, I-J, M, S, T, U-W and W-Z

 

1923-1967

D503/18

Register of preference share holders

 

c1935-1964

D503/18/1

Register of preference share holders

 

c1935-1964

D503/18/2-3

Registers of preference share transfers, surnames initialled A-M and N-Z

 

c1935-1964

D503/19

Dividend books

 

1914-1954

D503/19/1

Dividend books

 

1914-1927

D503/19/2

Dividend books

 

1952-1954

D503/20

Debentures

 

1888-1934

D503/20/1

Share and debenture ledger

 

1888-1934

D503/20/2

Debenture interest book

 

1917-1931

D503/20/3

Correspondence, agreement and related papers concerning debentures

 

1895-1905

D503/21

Shares

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/21/1

Agreement for purchase of shares from Major E B FitzHerbert Wright

 

1918

D503/21/2

Alphabetical list of shareholders

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/22

General management

 

 

D503/22/1

Report, John Forman to Alleyne, on a portion of the collieries and ironstone workings, Feb 1869

 

1869

D503/22/2

Letters of appointment of H W Hollis as Head Manager and recommendations

 

1879

D503/22/3

Deed of appointment of H W Hollis as Manager

 

1880

D503/22/4

Correspondence on the termination of Hollis's appointment

 

1888-1889

D503/22/5

Report of Hollis to the proprietors on the need for improvement of the Collieries Department and hotel accommodation

 

1883

D503/22/6

Letter from H W Hollis to F Beresford Wright arguing against a proposal to reduce management during a period of poor results

 

1885

D503/22/7

Copy letter from F Beresford Wright to H W Hollis on continuing outlay of capital

 

1885

D503/22/8

Letters (2) from H W Hollis to A Leslie Wright on Butterley Ironworks reports, experimental furnace chimney, orders, price of pig, annuities and syndicate

 

1887

D503/22/9

Letter from Joseph Wheeler of Joseph Bourne &

Son to Mr Boothby relating to meeting on movement of clay

 

1888

D503/22/10

Letter, Jessop to Wright, on volunteers, George Wright joining the Company, and Butterley furnace and its need for expansion

 

[19th cent]

D503/22/11

Notice entitled "Arrangement of officers", listing management responsibilities and duties of various posts

 

[19th cent]

D503/23

Certified accounts

 

1881-1967

D503/23/1

Certified accounts

 

1881-1888

D503/23/2

Certified accounts

 

1889-1919

D503/23/3

Certified accounts

 

1920-1967

D503/24

Auditors' reports, half-yearly from 31 Mar 1880 to 31 Mar 1906

 

1880-1906

D503/25

Auditors' reports, balance sheets and accounts Half-yearly from 31 Mar 1909 to 31 Sep 1938

 

1909-1966

D503/25/1-60

Auditors' reports, balance sheets and accounts Half-yearly from 31 Mar 1909 to 31 Sep 1938

 

1909-1938

D503/25/61-68

Auditors' reports, balance sheets and accounts Yearly from 31 Mar 1939 to 31 Mar 1946

 

1939-1946

D503/25/69

Auditors' reports, balance sheets and accounts 9 months to 31 Dec 1946

 

1946

D503/25/70-89

Auditors' reports, balance sheets and accounts Years ending 31 Dec 1947 - 1966

 

1947-1966

D503/26

Profit and loss accounts

 

1810-1967

D503/26/1

Ledger of annual totals for departments

 

1810-1909

D503/26/2

Volume containing profit and loss accounts, including balance sheets, plant, and machinery accounts;

with accounts of coal got and sold, 1871-1883

 

1853-1885

D503/26/3

Volume of profit and loss accounts from incorporation (no. 1)

 

1889-1899

D503/26/4

Volume of profit and loss accounts from incorporation (no. 2)

 

1899-1907

D503/26/5

Volume of profit and loss accounts from incorporation (no. 3)

 

1908-1916

D503/26/6

Volume of profit and loss accounts from incorporation (no. 4)

 

1916-1938

D503/26/7

Distribution of profits account book, of FitzHerbert Wright

 

1852-1887

D503/26/8

Account book of F Beresford Wright of profits and other accounts

 

1871-1883

D503/26/9

Account book of F Beresford Wright of profits and other accounts, 1883-1893, later used for recording profits of subsidiaries and departments, 1959-1967

 

1883-1967

D503/26/10

Profit and loss account book

 

1888-1909

D503/27

Profit and loss accounts, and other financial records

 

1820-1963

D503/27/1

Statements of profit and loss accounts for collieries, works, boiler factory, stoneworks, brickyard and Codnor Park works, arranged in 10 yearly intervals

 

1820-1891

D503/27/2

Summary analysis of profit and loss accounts arranged by individual departments and collieries

 

1884-1914

D503/27/3

Computation of capital

 

1912-1919

D503/27/4

Computation of profits

 

1912-1920

D503/27/5

Computations, assessments, adjustments, etc, concerning income tax and profits, mainly arranged by years

 

1920-1963

D503/28

Private ledger of Benjamin Outram and Co, later Butterley Company

comprising (i) stock and capital accounts including agreement, 1796-1802, (ii) accounts of stockholders, 1794-1802, (iii) general statements of accounts, 1791-1796, (iv) calculations of quarter share of capital, 1796-1823 (v) capital accounts, 1823-1856, (vi) private accounts of John Wright, 1823-1839, William Jessop, 1823-1847, and Francis Wright, 1830-1848, (vii) cash accounts of William Jessop, 1836-1847, Francis Wright, 1839-1848, Cromford and High Peak Railway, 1838-1841, Richard Arkwright, 1823, and Rev Samuel Martin, 1835-1846

1796-1856

D503/29

Private ledgers

 

1852-1969

D503/29/1

Private ledger (marked A and Impersonal Ledger)

 

1852-1855

D503/29/2

Private ledger (marked B)

 

1855-1858

D503/29/3

Private ledger (marked C)

 

1858-1862

D503/29/4

Private ledger (marked D)

 

1861-1868

D503/29/5

Private ledger (marked E)

 

1868-1874

D503/29/6

Private ledger (marked F)

 

1875-1880

D503/29/7

Private ledger (marked G)

 

1881-1883

D503/29/8

Private ledger (marked H)

 

1884-1888

D503/29/9

Private ledger (marked I)

 

1888-1902

D503/29/10

Private ledger (marked J)

 

1902-1913

D503/29/11

Private ledger (marked K)

 

1913-1920

D503/29/12

Private ledger (marked L)

 

1920-1927

D503/29/13

Private ledger

 

1928-1936

D503/29/14

Private ledger

 

1935-1944

D503/29/15

Private ledger

 

Apr 1944 - Mar 1945

D503/29/16

Private ledger

 

Apr 1945 - Mar 1946

D503/29/17

Private ledger

 

Apr 1946 - Mar 1947

D503/29/18

Private ledger

 

Apr-Dec 1947

D503/29/19

Private ledger

 

1948

D503/29/20

Private ledger

 

1949

D503/29/21

Private ledger

 

1950

D503/29/22

Private ledger

 

1951

D503/29/23

Private ledger

 

1952

D503/29/24

Private ledger

 

1953

D503/29/25

Private ledger

 

1954

D503/29/26

Private ledger

 

1955

D503/29/27

Private ledger

 

1956

D503/29/28

Private ledger

 

1957

D503/29/29

Private ledger

 

1958

D503/29/30

Private ledge

 

1959

D503/29/31

Private ledger

 

1960

D503/29/32

Private ledger

 

1961

D503/29/33

Private ledger

 

1962

D503/29/34

Private ledger

 

1963

D503/29/35

Private ledger

 

1964

D503/29/36

Private ledger

 

1965

D503/29/37

Private ledger

 

1966

D503/29/38-39

Private ledger

 

1967

D503/29/40-41

Private ledger

 

1968

D503/29/42

Private ledger

 

Jan-Jul 1969

D503/29/43

Private ledger

 

Jul-Sep 1969

D503/30

Private ledger of subsidiaries

(Butterley (TD) Ltd, Butterley Housing Ltd, G Tucker & Sons Ltd, Butterley Engineering Co, Aglite Engineering, F C Hibberd, Ackroyd Quarries, Dunston Stone Quarries, Hartsholme Gravel and Sand Co, Lincoln Stone Quarries, Trentford Mixed Concrete, Butterley Engineering incorporating Darnells, and Butterley Brick Co)

1967

D503/31

Private journals - Butterley Ironworks

 

1855-1936

D503/31/1

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked A)

 

1855-1859

D503/31/2

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked B)

 

1859-1863

D503/31/3

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked C)

 

1863-1869

D503/31/4

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked D)

 

1869-1877

D503/31/5

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked E)

 

1877-1883

D503/31/6

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked F)

 

1883-1887

D503/31/7

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked G)

 

1887-1888

D503/31/8

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked A)

 

1888-1894

D503/31/9

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked B)

 

1894-1899

D503/31/10

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked C)

 

1899-1904

D503/31/11

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked D)

 

1904-1909

D503/31/12

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked E)

 

1909-1914

D503/31/13

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked F)

 

1914-1918

D503/31/14

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked G)

 

1918-1922

D503/31/15

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked H)

 

1922-1926

D503/31/16

Private journal - Butterley Ironworks (marked I)

 

1926-1936

D503/32

Subsidiary private journal, relating to compensation, welfare, schools, etc

 

1938-1944

D503/32/1

Subsidiary private journal, relating to compensation, welfare, schools, etc

Summary, 1938-1943

 

1938-1943

D503/32/2

Subsidiary private journal, relating to compensation, welfare, schools, etc

Debit, 1940-1944 (marked B)

 

1940-1944

D503/32/3

Subsidiary private journal, relating to compensation, welfare, schools, etc

Credit, 1940-1944 (marked C)

 

1940-1949

D503/33

Private cash books

 

1885-1937

D503/33/1

Private cash book

 

1885-1892

D503/33/2

Private cash book

 

1892-1895

D503/33/3

Private cash book

 

1895-1904

D503/33/4

Private cash book

 

1904-1909

D503/33/5

Private cash book

 

1909-1914

D503/33/6

Private cash book

 

1914-1918

D503/33/7

Private cash book

 

1918-1921

D503/33/8

Private cash book

 

1921-1934

D503/33/9

Private cash book

 

1934-1947

D503/34

Nominal Ledgers

 

1944-1966

D503/34/1

Norminal ledger

 

Feb - Mar 1944

D503/34/2

Norminal ledger

 

Apr 1944 - Mar 1945

D503/34/3

Norminal ledger

 

Apr 1944 - Mar 1946

D503/34/4

Norminal ledger

 

Apr 1946 - Mar 1947

D503/34/5

Norminal ledger

 

Apr - Dec 1947

D503/34/6

Nominal ledger

 

1948

D503/34/7

Nominal ledger

 

1949

D503/34/8

Nominal ledger

 

1950

D503/34/9

Nominal ledger

 

1951

D503/34/10

Nominal ledger

 

1952

D503/34/11

Nominal ledger

 

1953

D503/34/12

Nominal ledger

 

1954

D503/34/13

Nominal ledger

 

1955

D503/34/14

Nominal ledger

 

1956

D503/34/15

Nominal ledger

 

1957

D503/34/16

Nominal ledger

 

1958

D503/34/17

Nominal ledger

 

1959

D503/34/18

Nominal ledger

 

1960

D503/34/19

Nominal ledger

 

1961

D503/34/20

Nominal ledger

 

1962

D503/34/21

Nominal ledger

 

1963

D503/34/22

Nominal ledger

 

1964

D503/34/23

Nominal ledger

 

1965

D503/34/24

Nominal ledger

 

1966

D503/35

General Financial Records

 

1790-1888

D503/35/1-2

First entries in cash book of Benjamin Outram &

Co (2 photos, one being close-up)

 

1790

D503/35/3

Booklet of general accounts to 2 Feb 1799, comprising trade ledger, limestone ledger, bills unsettled, stock, and profit and loss accounts

 

1799

D503/35/4

Bundle of Outram banking orders

 

1800-1801

D503/35/5

Account book, comprising furnaces, foundry, smiths, Codnor Park Colliery, Hermitage limekiln, Hermitage Farm, boat, Amber Wharf limestone trade, buildings and improvement, and stock accounts

 

1802-1803

D503/35/6

Summary account concerning Butterley Co v Outram's representative

 

1813

D503/35/7

Calculations of value of quarter-share of Butterley works

 

1830

D503/35/8

Abstract of Leeds and Sheffield warehouses expenses and accounts

 

1856

D503/35/9

Report on audit of stock certificates of the Company's investments

 

1879

D503/35/10

List of investments

 

1888

D503/36

General Financial Records

 

1888-1960

D503/36/1

Draft summary analyses of capital, profits and investments, etc for the period 1791-1901

 

c1900

D503/36/2

Assorted analyses, synopses of balance sheets, etc

 

1888-1904

D503/36/3

Results of monthly cost accounts

 

1899-1960

D503/37

Capital accounts

 

1888-1945

D503/37/1

Capital account details journal (including for ironworks, housing, collieries, rolling stock and limeworks)

 

1888-1945

D503/37/2

Capital accounts, also including for most years limeworks, depreciation and quarry accounts (half-yearly)

 

1901-1919

D503/37/3

Capital and plant accounts, half-yearly

 

1934-1942

D503/38

Financial - General

 

 

D503/38/1

Rate and taxation payment account book

 

1907-1970

D503/38/2

Weekly summary accounts (banking, iron and coal receipts, wages, Codnor Park, collieries accounts)

 

1915-1935

D503/38/3

Cash book - mainly payees, for schools, parishes, welfare, etc

 

1867-1940

D503/38/4

Ledger - mainly payees, for schools, 1905-1941 parishes, etc, including summaries, 1932-1941

 

 

D503/38/5

Sales ledger

 

1966-1969

D503/38/6

General ledger

 

1870-1917

D503/39

Salaries ledgers

 

1883-1924

D503/39/1

Salaries ledger marked A

 

1883-1896

D503/39/2

Salaries ledger marked B

 

1897-1911

D503/39/3

Salaries ledger marked C

 

1911-1920

D503/39/4

Salaries ledger marked D

 

1921-1924

D503/40

Salaries cash books

 

1921-1947

D503/40/1

Salaries cash book

 

1921-1925

D503/40/2

Salaries cash book

 

1926-1933

D503/40/3

Salaries cash book

 

1933-1940

D503/40/4

Salaries cash book

 

1941-1947

D503/41

Codnor Park Wages

 

1944-1945

D503/41/1

Codnor Park wages book

 

1944-1945

D503/42

Furnace Ledgers

 

1800-1944

D503/42/1

Furnace ledger (marked B)

contains matching notes such as “Brought Forward from Folio NN Green Ledger or G L.”

1800-1822

D503/42/2

Furnace ledger (marked C)

 

1813-1824

D503/42/3

Furnace ledger (marked D, some pages missing at the beginning)

 

1824-1838

D503/42/4

Furnace ledger (marked E)

 

1837-1852

D503/43

Production account books

 

1885-1934

D503/43/1

Production account book

 

1885-1888

D503/43/2

Production account book

 

1889-1892

D503/43/3

Production account book

 

1897-1902

D503/43/4

Production account book

 

1902-1908

D503/43/5

Production account book

 

1908-1916

D503/43/6

Production account book

 

1930-1934

D503/44

Codnor Park Forge Cost Books

 

1882-1962

D503/44/1

Codnor Park forge costs book

 

1882-1931

D503/44/2

Codnor Park forge costs book

 

1931-1962

D503/45

Bar mills costs books

 

1917-1930

D503/45/1

Bar mills costs book

 

1917-1922

D503/45/2

Bar mills costs book

 

1923-1930

D503/46

Puddles, ball furnaces and bar mills costs books

 

1934-1943

D503/46/1

Puddles, ball furnaces and bar mills costs book

 

1934-1938

D503/46/2

Puddles, ball furnaces and bar mills costs book

 

1939-1943

D503/47

Other financial records

 

1810-1948

D503/47/1

Codnor Park credit book

 

1941-1948

D503/47/2

Accounts of making of pig iron at Butterley Furnaces

 

1810-1811

D503/48

Mineral rents ledgers, with indexes

 

1888-1947

D503/48/1

Mineral rent ledger, with index (marked A)

 

1888-1915

D503/48/2

Mineral rent ledger, with index (marked B)

 

1915-1928

D503/48/3

Mineral rent ledger, with index

 

1928-1947

D503/49

Mineral rent journals

 

1889-1947

D503/49/1

Mineral rent journal

 

1889-1902

D503/49/2

Mineral rent journal

 

1902-1912

D503/49/3

Mineral rent journal

 

1912-1922

D503/49/4

Mineral rent journal

 

1922-1933

D503/49/5

Mineral rent journal

 

1933-1947

D503/50

Coal sales and Coal Nationalisation Act, 1946

 

1849-1850

D503/50/1

Sale of coal from collieries (weekly), including annual statements of coal raised and delivered for each colliery, 1885-1880, and from 1906 details of works/customers

 

1849-1931

D503/50/2

Photostat copy of cheque for £1996248 for sale of stock allotted to the company in partial satisfaction of claim for compensation under the Coal Nationalization Act 1946

 

1950

D503/51

Forge Book

 

1824-1874

D503/51/1

Forge book, containing assorted information on the production of iron, including forge prices &

charges, memoranda, copy letters, specifications, details of competitors' prices, freightages for canals, details of trial processes, wages, apprentices, expenses, etc

 

1824-1874

D503/52

Codnor Park managers' report books, marked 'letter books'

 

1895-1927

D503/52/1

Codnor Park managers' report book

 

1895-1903

D503/52/2

Codnor Park managers' report book

 

1904-1912

D503/52/3

Codnor Park managers' report book

 

1912-1915

D503/52/4

Codnor Park managers' report book

 

1919-1923

D503/52/5

Codnor Park managers' report book

 

1923-1927

D503/53

Works letter books

 

1906-1915

D503/53/1

Works letter book (of A Thornley, a representative)

 

1906-1907

D503/53/2

Works letter book (engineering)

 

1912-1915

D503/54

Daily tonnage of steel produced and pig iron analysis

 

1941-1962

D503/54/1

Daily tonnage of steel produced

 

1941-1944

D503/54/2

Daily tonnage of steel produced

 

1944-1948

D503/54/3

Analysis book of pig iron

 

1942-1962

D503/55

Codnor Park Stock Books

 

1902-1948

D503/55/1

Codnor Park stock book

 

1902-1916

D503/55/2

Codnor Park stock book

 

1916-1935

D503/55/3

Codnor Park stock book

 

1910-1917

D503/55/4

Codnor Park stock book

 

1915-1925

D503/55/5

Codnor Park stock book

 

1942-1943

D503/55/6

Codnor Park stock book

 

1945-1947

D503/55/7

Codnor Park stock book

 

1947-1948

D503/56

Order Books

 

1951-1965

D503/56/1

Order books

 

1951-1954

D503/56/2

Order books

 

1958-1965

D503/56/3

Order books

 

1963-1965

D503/56/4

Book of orders on hand

 

1944-1958

D503/57

Specification and technical drawing

 

[19th cent]-1917

D503/57/1

Specification book

 

1903-1917

D503/57/2

Technical drawing of wheel and axle

 

[19th cent]

D503/58

Correspondence and other items concerning production

 

1801-1886

D503/58/1

Draft proposal by Jos Outram jun to make the Surrey Iron Railway (Wandsworth-Croydon)

 

1801

D503/58/2

Extract relating to cast piping for water supply to water supply to Lichfield Conduit Lands at Aldershaw, with letter, 1947

 

[1805]

D503/58/3

Letter from G H Palmer of the Gas Works Royal Mint, London to Joseph Glynn about patterns for two receivers and lime solution pans

 

1823

D503/58/4

Letter from D Peacock concerning the construction of a steam vessel for use on the River Indus

 

1836

D503/58/5

Letter from George Stephenson relating to tender for tubbing at Tapton Colliery

 

1842

D503/58/6

Letter from Marshall Sons and Co, Britannia Ironworks, Gainsborough, on recommendations for specifications of plate for the Indian Government

 

1886

D503/59

Contract books

 

1924-1944

D503/59/1

Contract books

 

1924-1928

D503/59/2

Contract books

(No. 16)

 

1929-1933

D503/59/3

Contract books

(No. 17)

 

1933-1936

D503/59/4

Book of contracts made

 

1931-1944

D503/59/5

Booklets showing balance of contracts made

 

1901-1916

D503/60

Contracts

 

1838-1907

D503/60/1

Draft contract for ironworks for 4 bridges for the Midland Counties Railway over the rivers Trent and Soar and the Erewash Canal, involving William McKenzie of Liverpool, engineer

 

1838

D503/60/2

Contract agreement, Butterley Co to Ripley Urban District Council, to supply pipes for Hartshay, Marehay and Waingroves water supply

 

1898

D503/60/3

Contract agreement of Tangyes Ltd of Birmingham and the Butterley Co, for the supply of pumping machinery for Kirkby-in-Ashfield Waterworks

 

1900

D503/60/4

Contract between Butterley Co and Henry Lovatt Ltd of Wolverhampton relating to construction of Rotherham Maltby and Laughton Railway

 

1907

D503/61

Shipping from Codnor Park

 

1906-1910

D503/61/1

Papers relating to the shipping of produce, including iron and steel from Codnor Park Works, 1906-1909

 

1906-1910

D503/62

Record books of seams/mines purchased and worked

 

1901-1914

D503/62/1

Freehold seams/mines purchased and worked record book

 

1903-1914

D503/62/2

Leasehold seams/mines purchased and worked record book

 

1901-1914

D503/63

Mines worked record/account books

 

1908-1946

D503/63/1

Mines worked record/account books

 

1908-1912

D503/63/2

Mines worked record/account books

 

1913-1920

D503/63/3

Mines worked record/account books

 

1921-1933

D503/63/4

Mines worked record/account books

 

1933-1946

D503/63/5

Account of mines worked to 31 Dec

 

1946

D503/64

Abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements, including accounts of overpaid minimum rents (1888-1937) and balances of minerals purchased (1906-1937), with drafts and indexes

 

1791-1942

D503/64/1

Volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements, marked "minerals"

 

1791-1900

D503/64/2

Volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements, marked "No.2"

 

1900-1924

D503/64/3

Volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements, marked "No.3"

 

1925-1936

D503/64/4

Index to volumes of abstracts D503/64/1-3

 

nd

D503/64/5

Draft volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements marked "land rents"

 

1791-1900

D503/64/6

Draft volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements marked "No.2"

 

1900-1923

D503/64/7

Draft volume of abstracts of mineral conveyances, leases and agreements marked "No.3"

 

1923-1942

D503/65

Correspondence, valuations, draft leases and other papers concerning Mining Property

 

1877-1893

D503/65/1

Notices of Earl Mosborough and Earl Cowper to let beds of coal, with terms of lease

 

1877

D503/65/2

Volume containing lease of Silverdale Collieries, coal seams, messuages and land (1446 acres) at Keele, Staffordshire, by Reverend W Sneyd, 22 Oct 1886, with supplementary lease for additional land, 23 Oct 1886

 

1886

D503/65/3

Valuation of colliery damage to Earl Cowper's estate at Selston, with covering letter from George Woolly, Colliery Office, Codnor Park to Mr Davies

 

1890

D503/65/4

Copy letters on agreement by HS Woolley for New Heanor Colliery to lease land for spoil bank at Marehay from the Butterley Co

 

1890

D503/65/5

Draft terms of lease from Lord Stanhope

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/65/6

Correspondence on making good Pentrich Road Bridge and Culvert, involving Pentrich Collieries, including plan of area

 

1890-1893

D503/66

Coal Industry Nationalisation Compensation

 

c1947-1958

D503/66/1

Coal Industry Nationalisation Compensation Tribunal, proof of MFM Wright, General Manager, reporting on developments of the Butterley Company mines since 1913

 

[c1948]

D503/66/2

Binder of schedules of property, forms and correspondence for compensation after coal nationalization, mostly to 1950

 

1947-1958

D503/67

Schedules and valuations of plant and premises

 

1791-1920

D503/67/1

Schedule and valuation of Butterley Co property, 1834;

Wright's share in company, 1791-1830;

property accounts, 1858-1867;

capital accounts, 1791-1867;

stock in hand and profit and loss accounts, 1830-1851

 

1791-1867

D503/67/2

Schedule and valuation of Butterley Co property

 

1834

D503/67/3

Valuations: Works

 

1897

D503/67/4

Valuations: Works

 

1898

D503/67/5-6

Valuations: Works

 

1899

D503/67/7

Valuations: Codnor Park Works, 1901, with related papers, 1901-1909

 

1901-1909

D503/67/8

Valuations: Collieries and works, with related papers

 

1903

D503/67/9

Valuations: Land and houses forming estate

 

1904

D503/67/10

Valuations: Codnor Park Works, 1911, with letter and related papers, 1904-1911

 

1904-1911

D503/67/11

Valuations: Freehold and leasehold mines, 1918, with related papers, 1919-1920

 

1918-1920

D503/68

Accounts, plans, agreements and other papers concerning plant, premises and stock

 

1793-1943

D503/68/1

Note of mine rents of coals and ironstone raised on Butterley Estate

 

1793-1802

D503/68/2

General account of stock of coals, ironstone and metal

 

1795

D503/68/3

Estimate for new mill at the Ironworks

 

1861

D503/68/4

Langley Mill Ironworks ground plan

1 chain : 1 inch, 16" ×

12"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/68/5

Plan of arrangement of 10" mill and middle forge at Codnor Park Works

 

1943

D503/68/6

Butterley railway network - valuation of stock and plant

 

1873

D503/68/7

Bundle containing agreements, plans, correspondence, etc, relating to alterations to railway lines at Codnor Park involving the Midland Railway Co

 

1899-1902

D503/68/8

Accounts for repairs to trucks and new trucks for 6 months to 31 Mar 1902

 

1902

D503/68/9

Draft agreement with Thomas Webb of Heanor, colliery proprietor, to use tramway over land annexed to New Langley Colliery, 1876, with plans (7) relating to proposed tramway of the Heanor and Marlpool Colliery Co from pit near Langley to the Heanor branch of the Midland Railway, 1880

 

1876-1880

D503/69

Farming and tenancy records, including leases, agreements, valuations

 

1862-1971

D503/69/1

Land rental, including collieries

 

c1900-1940

D503/69/2

Land rent book, arranged alphabetically, compiled in the 1970s

 

c1940-1970

D503/69/3

Rent ledger, marked "farm costs"

 

1949-1971

D503/69/4

Particulars of Butterley Park estate belonging to Francis Beresford Wright in the possession of the Butterley Co, including farms

 

1862

D503/69/5

Report and valuation, with schedule, of Joseph Wallis's farm and land at Codnor Park

 

1866

D503/69/6

Lease by the Trustees of Swanwick Free Schools to FitzHerbert Wright of a farm containing c48 acres at Alfreton for 7 years

 

1876

D503/69/7

Draft valuation notes for property at Crich purchased from Mr Harris, with letter on payment of purchase money

 

1880

D503/69/8

Report on Kennel Farm at Codnor Park (of Mr Willoughby Dannah)

 

1884

D503/69/9

Memorandum from George Fletcher on purchase of land at Waingroves, with plan

 

1886

D503/69/10

Particulars of land at Crich and Ambergate containing 9 acres, purchased from Mr Stephenson

 

1890

D503/69/11

Tenancy agreement for Butterley Car to Thomas Goodwin

 

1890

D503/69/12

Authorization from William Wright to the Butterley to receive rent payable by William Smalley on land at Selston

 

1894

D503/69/13

Tenant right valuations: List of fixtures for Butterley Park Farm, with letter from W Yeomans to Mr Boothy

 

1882

D503/69/14

Tenant right valuations: Butterley Park Farm (Charles Smith), (2 versions)

 

1882

D503/69/15

Tenant right valuations: House and land at Codnor Park (W Dannah and F Wright)

 

1885

D503/69/16

Tenant right valuations: Fixtures at Butterley Car

 

1885

D503/69/17

Tenant right valuations: Codnor Castle Farm

 

1885

D503/69/18

Tenant right valuations: Fixtures at Ironville House

 

1889

D503/69/19

Tenant right valuations: c30 acres of land at Pinxton Wharf or Lower Birchwood

 

1890

D503/69/20

Tenant right valuations: Land at Upper Birchwood of Thomas Yeomans, with covering letter of distraint

 

1891

D503/69/21

Tenant right valuations: Furniture at the School House, Langley Mill

 

1897

D503/69/22

Tenant right valuations: Goods and stock of Grange Farm at Upper Birchwood (Yeomans)

 

late 19 cent

D503/69/23

Tenant right valuations: Butterley Park Farm

 

1907

D503/70

Farming and tenancy records for Codnor, Loscoe, Swanwick, Golden Valley and Codnor Park, including rent accounts

 

1865-1969

D503/70/1

Codnor Park housing rent book

 

1939-1944

D503/70/2

Photocopy conditions for letting of house numbered 11 Golden Valley, belonging to the Butterley Co, to William Hawkins

 

1865

D503/70/3

Unused house letting agreements

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/70/4

Draft tenancy agreement for Nos.1-3 The Gables, Swanwick, with note

 

1901

D503/70/5

Rent roll for Codnor, Loscoe and Codnor Park

 

1904

D503/70/6

Codnor Park rent assessment list

 

1909

D503/70/7

Property repairs account ledger

 

1957-1969

D503/71

Tenancy records concerning London property

 

1880-1955

D503/71/1

Agreement for letting rooms at the Palace Chambers, Westminster to the Butterley Co for 7 years

 

1880

D503/71/2

London office visitors book

 

1892-1955

D503/72

Other tenancy records

 

1892-1899

D503/72/1

Notes compiled for Mr Davies about rateable values for the parishes of Ripley, Pentrich, Codnor Loscoe, Brinsley, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Pinxton, Annesley, Selston, Eastwood, Greasley, Alfreton and Denby

 

1892

D503/72/2

Agreement with Messrs Bott and Lewis for work at the Old and Hills Quarries, Crich, including plan

 

1899

D503/73

Plans - General

 

 

D503/73/1

Map showing lands owned by, sold by and leased by and to the Butterley Co, for properties in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, based on Ordnance Survey 6", size 7' × 5'9"

Cartographer: Edward Stanford, Long Acre

[20th cent]

D503/73/2

Copy plan of Butterley Hall estate,

including reference, size 21 × 28"

Series of plans, with terriers, by John Wardle

[1835]; 1875

D503/73/3

Farms at Waingroves, Codnor Common, Butterley and Pentrich, size 31" ×3 14"

 

 

D503/73/4

Land at Portland Sidings, Kirkby, Selston, Pinxton, Birchwood and Codnor Park, size 37" ×

12"

 

 

D503/73/5

Lands at Langley, near Erewash Canal, Attenborough's Farm and Riley's Farm, size 25" ×

13"

 

 

D503/73/6

Lands with dates of purchase (to 1878) at Codnor, Codnor Park, Aldercar, Ironville, Ripley, Butterley, Golden Valley, Waingroves, scale 8 chains: 1"size 42" ×

26"

 

[c1880]

D503/73/7

Butterley Park estate, including terrier of land owned by the Midland Railway, based on Ordnance Survey 25", size 26" × 11"

 

c1880

D503/73/8

Large scale map of the Ripley, Codnor Park and Langley area, described on the reverse as the plan marked "C" in the declaration of George Day, 13 May 1889, size 72" ×

42"

 

[c1889]

D503/73/9

Lands owned and rented by the Butterley Co at Langley Mill, Heanor, Codnor, Loscoe, Eastwood, Marlpool, Brinsley and Aldercar, scale 8 chains: 1"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/73/10

Plantations in the Butterley Park district, based on Ordnance Survey 25"

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/73/11

Plan of Erewash Valley Railway (Long Eaton to Mansfield Pinxton), including branches to collieries, scale 4 chains: 1", size 59" ×

26"

 

1935

D503/74

Plans of individual properties

 

1849-c1897

D503/74/1

Copy plan from deed of 1849 of land at Birchwood for the Midland Railway, scale 5 chains: 1", size 19" ×

17", with letter, 1891

 

1849-1891

D503/74/2

Lord Scarsdale's land at Crich, scale 6 chains: 1", size 9" ×

6", with letter

 

1856

D503/74/3

Parts of Evans and Wallis' farms on which Denby Clay Co have the right to get fire clay, size 8" ×

8", damaged

 

1875

D503/74/4

Note on plan of land at Waingroves estate

 

1876

D503/74/5

Birchwood and Pye Bridge estate, scale 8 chains: 1", size 42" ×

23"

 

c1880

D503/74/6

Land at Birchwood, part of Dixie sale, let to Yeomans, size 10" ×

7"

 

1882

D503/74/7

Land at Pentrich for the Ripley and Heanor Railway Extension, near Pentrich Colliery, based on Ordnance Survey 25", with notice to treat from Midland Railway

size 10" × 7"

1885

D503/74/8

Land adjoining turnpike road to Ripley, sold to Jethro Booth, size 11" ×

9"

 

1890

D503/74/9

Land at Green Hillocks, Ripley scale 8 yards: 1", size 23" ×

12"

 

1890

D503/74/10

Plots of land at Pye Bridge belonging to Oakes and Co, damaged by Butterley Co, several scales, with letter

 

1891

D503/74/11

Plots of land at Ironville (?) scale 30':1", size 19" ×

14"

 

1892

D503/74/12

Land of Mr Cater off Codnor-Golden Valley road, next to Waingroves Colliery land, scale 1:2500, size 10"×9"

 

1894

D503/74/13

Land adjoining Midland Railway line to Pye Bridge,size 11" ×

7", with memorandum

 

1895

D503/74/14

Plots of land at Langley, size 12" ×

10", with note

 

1897

D503/74/15

Two plots of land off Outram Street and Butterley Hill near Ripley Schools, scale 2 yards: 1", size 29" ×

27"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/16

Cow Close, Langley, scale 1:2500, size 23" ×

18"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/17

Freehold estates of Walter N Harris at Crich, scale 5 chains: 1", size 16" ×

13"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/18

Two plots of land on Derby-Ripley road at Marehay (occupied by Peach?), size 15" ×

10"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/19

Langley District, scale 1:2500, size 20" ×

17"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/20

House and plot of land at Swanwick, scale c520':1", size 7" ×

5"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/21

Land at Green Hillocks, Ripley, scale 8 yards: 1", size 30" ×

11"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/22

Upper Birchwood, including colliery scale 1:2500, size 12" ×

15"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/23

Ivy Grove (?), size 12" ×

6"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/24

Land off Ripley-Derby Road at Ripley scale 1:2500, size 10" ×

8"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/25

Land at Street Lane, Ripley, Scale 1:2500, size 8" ×

8"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/26

Land of Jethro Booth at Green Hillocks, Ripley scale 1:2500, size 9" ×

8"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/27

550 square yards of land at Langley Mill scale 1:2500, size 10" ×

11"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/28

Land at Hob Lane, scale 1:2500, size 8" ×

7"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/29

Part of Ironville showing building of branch railway line to Ambergate, scale 3 chains: 1", size 20" ×

15"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/30

Land at Langley off Aldreds Lane in Heanor purchased by Midland Railway, scale 1:2500, size 14" ×

14"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/31

Land off Ashbourne-Oakerthorpe road at Crich,

size 29" × 19"

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/32

Land off Butterley Hill next to school lands at Ripley, scale 22':1", size 19" ×

12"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/33

Plots of land off Butterley Hill and Green Hillocks, Ripley, scale 1:2500, size 16" ×

12"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/34

Samuel Dakin's farm, Codnor Park, scale 2 chains:1", size 34" ×

25"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/74/35

Land of Great Northern Railway at Codnor Park adjoining highway to Ironville, scale 3 chains:1", size 11" ×

8"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/75

Plans from conveyances, leases, etc. originally bound in a volume which was damaged by damp

 

1875-1901

D503/75/1

Two strips of land close to the Cromford Canal in the parish of Alfreton, to the Midland Railway Co, scale 5 chains:1", size 13" ×

12"

 

1875

D503/75/1-26

Plans from conveyances, leases, etc, originally bound in a volume which was damaged by damp

 

1875-1901

D503/75/2-3

Lands at Heanor, Golden Valley, Codnor Park, Codnor and Butterley

scale 4 chains:1", size 23" ×

28"

For copy, see CD 29

1875

D503/75/4

Land for railway at Ilkeston, scale 3 chains:1", size 11" ×

7"

 

1877

D503/75/5

Lands at Plaistow in Crich scale 2 chains:1", size 11" ×

10"

 

1876

D503/75/6

Land next to railway and Butterley Co tramway at Ilkeston, scale 3 chains:1", size 11" ×

10"

 

1878

D503/75/7

Land adjoining railway (Nottingham-Codnor Park Ironworks) at Alfreton, scale 3 chains:1", size 9" × 8"

 

1878

D503/75/8

Strip of land at Codnor Park, to Midland Railway Co, scale 5 chains:1", size 18" × 11"

 

1882

D503/75/9

Lands at Ripley between Cromford Canal and Hartshay Colliery for tramways,

size 16" × 11"

1885

D503/75/10

Close of land adjoining Hills Quarry at Crich, size 8" ×

11"

 

1885

D503/75/11

Strip of land at Codnor Park adjoining road to Aldercar from Daykin's Farm, sold to Archdeacon Woolley, size 12" ×

10"

 

1888

D503/75/12

Land adjoining Aldred Lane and Midland Railway Heanor Branch Line at Heanor, to the Midland Railway, scale 1;2500, size 12" ×

10"

 

1889

D503/75/13

Land close to the Old Langley Colliery and railway, size 11" ×

8"

 

1890

D503/75/14

House and grounds at Swanwick, size 8" ×

6"

 

1891

D503/75/15

Plots of land at Kirkby-in-Ashfield for proposed line, to the Midland Railway Co, scale 1:2500, size 13" ×

11"

 

1892

D503/75/16

House and workshop adjoining Cromford Canal and Pyebridge-Codnor Park railway line at Codnor Park, scale 1:2500, size 11" ×

10"

 

1894

D503/75/17

Land adjoining Bailey Grove Villa near GNR line, scale 1:2500, size 12" ×

9"

 

1895

D503/75/18

Land at Birchwood adjoining Midland Railway Erewash Valley Branch, scale 1:2500, size 9" ×

7"

 

1896

D503/75/19

Land adjoining Hands Road at Langley Mill, size 8" ×

5"

 

1896

D503/75/20

Strips of land at Pye Bridge and Birchwood, required for Midland Railway Act, scale 1:2500, size 29" ×

13", with letter

 

1891

D503/75/21

Land at Swanwick East Junction near Hermitage Farm, from the Midland Railway Co, scale 1:2500, size 12" ×

8"

 

1900

D503/75/22

Land adjoining St John's School at Ripley, size 11" ×

9"

 

1897

D503/75/23

Land off Goose Lane, Codnor, Fletcher's purchase, scale 2 chains:1", size 19" ×

8"

 

1900

D503/75/24

Land off Tanners Lane, Codnor, purchase from J P Woolley, scale 3 chains:1", size 12" ×

10"

 

1901

D503/75/25

Line of poles for electric cables from Upper Birchwood Colliery to shaft near Birchwood House, scale 2 chains:1", size 21" ×

11"

 

1901

D503/75/26

Land adjoining River Erewash, mineral railway and Nottingham-Ripley road at Langley Mill, purchased from Myra Lowson and others, scale 1:2500, size 11" ×

7"

 

1901

D503/76

Plans - mining

 

 

D503/76/1-2

Plans showing the ownership of Welbeck Coal at Kirkby in Ashfield and Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, scale 6": 1 mile, size 43" ×

32"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/3

Plan of Central Midland Coalfields, produced by the Coal Mines Reorganisation Commission, showing areas worked by each colliery company and pits, comprising South Staffordshire, Cannock Chase, Shropshire, Warwickshire, South Derbyshire and Leicestershire, scale 2 miles: 1", size 35" ×

c22"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/4-5

Ordnance Survey sheets (25") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights at Kirkby in Ashfield and Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire series XXVII/3, 11, 1917 edition, sizes 40" ×

26" and 47" ×

40"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/6

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Alfreton and Swanwick, size 42" ×

16"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/7

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Codnor and Ripley, with Heanor and Eastwood, size 48" ×

31"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/8

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire, size 28" ×

12"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/9

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Heanor and Langley Mill, size 34" ×

24"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/10

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Sutton in Ashfield and Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, size 43" ×

36"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/11-12

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Ollerton, Kirton, Ompton, Walesby and Egmanton, Nottinghamshire, 1921 edition, size 58" ×

40"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/13

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

Shipley Collieries at Heanor, Shipley and Mapperley, size 40" ×

30"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/14

Ordnance Survey sheet (6") coloured to show ownership of surface and mineral rights;

South Normanton, 1920 edition, size 40" ×

28"

 

[20th cent]

D503/76/15

Plan of mining areas of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, showing collieries at work, 1914, scale 2 miles:1", size 12" ×

13"

 

c1925

D503/76/16

Plan showing coal and iron outcrops at Codnor Park, scale 6":1 mile, size 17" ×

24"

 

1940

D503/77

Plans - mining

 

 

D503/77/1

Lands to pass to NCB and be retained at Hartshay, Ripley, Denby, Codnor, Codnor Park, Langley Mill, Loscoe, Heanor and Salterwood, 22 Apr 1947 (numbered XII)

scale 6":1 mile,

size 44" × 35",

1947

D503/77/1-37

Bundles of plans relating to coal nationalization

 

1914-1947

D503/77/2

File of 15 plans for individual houses and properties at Ripley, Somercotes, Salterwood, Golden Valley, Heanor, Codnor, Marehay, Waingroves, Loscoe, Aldercar, Langley Mill and Langley, (numbered XIIa)

scale 25":1 mile,

largest plan being size 41" × 29"

c1947

D503/77/3

Farms at Ripley, Aldercar, Marehay, Heanor, Loscoe, Langley, and Langley Mill, with reference schedule, scale 2:1 mile, size 44" ×

32", with attached plan and letter for Langley, 1955-1958 (numbered XIIb)

 

1947-1958

D503/77/4

Ormonde Colliery Surface, scale 40':1", size 39" ×

64", 17 Feb 1947 (numbered XIIIa)

 

1947

D503/77/5

Bailey Brook Colliery Surface, scale 40':1", size 117" ×

30", 17 Feb 1947 (numbered XIIIb)

 

1947

D503/77/6

Loscoe Colliery Surface, scale 40':1", size 44" ×

24", 20 Apr 1947 (numbered XIIIc)

 

1946

D503/77/7

New Langley Colliery (Surface), scale 40':1", size 58" ×

31", 25 Nov 1946 (numbered XIV)

 

1947

D503/77/8

Britain Colliery Surface, scale 40':1", size 118" ×

38", 20 Apr 1947 (numbered XV)

 

1947

D503/77/9

Ripley Colliery (Surface), 20 Apr 1947 (numbered XVI)

scale 40' : 1", size 62" × 39"

1947

D503/77/10

Denby Hall Colliery Surface, 17 Feb 1947 (numbered XVIIa)

scale 40' : 1", size 140" × 39"

1947

D503/77/11

Salterwood Pumping Station (Surface), 20 Apr 1947 (numbered XVIIb)

scale 40':1",

size 30" × 20"

1947

D503/77/12

Hartshay Training Centre Surface, scale 20':1", size 41" ×

29", 20 Apr 1947 (numbered XVIII)

 

1947

D503/77/13

Plot of land at Oakes Row, Ironville, with memorandum on right of way, scale 1:2500, size 12" ×

10" (numbered XIX)

 

c1947

D503/77/14

Power lines, telephone lines, mains for area as in 77/1, scale 6":1 mile, size 43" ×

35", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered XXII)

 

1947

D503/77/15

Kirkby mining area, Nottinghamshire, scale 6":1 mile, size 32" ×

44", 13 Apr 1947 (numbered CII)

 

1947

D503/77/16-18

Kirkby mining area - copyhold mines, Manor of Mansfield in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, scale 1:2500,sizes 59" ×

30", 41" ×

36" and 50" ×

33", 13 Apr 1947 (numbered CIII, CIV and CV)

 

1947

D503/77/19

Collieries, houses, land and brickworks at Selston, Portland, Kirkby and Sutton in Ashfield, Notts, scale 6":1 mile, size 43" ×

36", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered CXIV)

 

1947

D503/77/20

File of plans (5) for houses at Kirkby, Sutton in Ashfield and Portland, Nottinghamshire, scale 1:2500, the largest being 41" ×

29", 1938 revised edition (numbered CXIVa)

 

c1947

D503/77/21

Farms at Kirkby, Nottinghamshire, with schedule, scale 6":1 mile, size 31" ×

28" (numbered CXIVb)

 

c1947

D503/77/22

Kirkby Collieries (Surface), Nottinghamshire, scale 50": 1 mile, size 85" ×

34", 17 Feb 1947 (numbered CXV)

 

1947

D503/77/23

Ollerton Colliery, Nottinghamshire, pit shale for brick-making, scale 6":1 mile, size 31" ×

40", 17 Apr 1947 (numbered CL)

 

1947

D503/77/24

Ollerton Colliery, Nottinghamshire, coal mining lease, scale 6":1 mile, size 32" ×

36", 2 Apr 1947 (numbered CLI)

 

1947

D503/77/25

Ollerton Colliery and Kirton, Nottinghamshire - areas to pass to NCB/be retained/purchased or sold, size 32" ×

40", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered CLVIII)

 

1947

D503/77/26

File of plans (6) for Ollerton Colliery and housing at Boughton, Nottinghamshire, scale 1:2500, the largest being 39" ×

27" (numbered CLVIIIa)

 

c1947

D503/77/27

File of plans (3) for farms at Kirton, Ollerton, Boughton, Farnsfield and Egmanton, Notts, with schedules, scale 6":1 mile, size 35" ×

40" (numbered CLVIIIb)

 

c1947

D503/77/28

Ollerton Colliery Brickworks, Nottinghamshire, surface clay for brickmaking, scale 6":1 mile, size 31" ×

39", 17 Apr 1947 (numbered CXLIX)

 

1947

D503/77/29-30

Ollerton Colliery Surface, Nottinghamshire, sections 1-2, scale 40": 1", sizes 98" ×

36" and 103" ×

36", 21 Apr 1947 (numbered CLIXa-b)

 

1947

D503/77/31

Land at Clarborough near East Retford, Notts, disposed of since 1 Jan 1946, scale 1:2500, size 13" ×

12", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered CLXI)

 

1947

D503/77/32

Land at Egmanton, Notts, scale 6":1 mile, size 12" ×

8", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered CLXII)

 

1947

D503/77/33

Carbank Farm and land at Farnsfield, Notts, scale 6":1 mile, size 12" ×

15" (numbered CLXIII)

 

1947

D503/77/34

Power lines, cables, telephone lines and water mains at Ollerton and Boughton, Nottinghamshire, scale 6":1 mile, size 40" ×

32", 22 Apr 1947 (numbered CLXIV)

 

1947

D503/77/35

Diagrammatic plan of private automatic telephone system, Derbyshire, scale 6":1 mile

 

c1947

D503/77/36

Diagrammatic plan of cables, scale 6":1 mile, size 27" ×

19"

 

c1947

D503/77/37

Railway lines to Butterley Works, size 34" ×

20"

 

c1947

D503/78

Patents, specifications and related papers

 

1806-1915

D503/78/1

Patent of Anthony George Ekhardt's for casting, 28 Jan 1809

 

1809

D503/78/2

Patent of William Jessop, 27 Mar 1823

 

1823

D503/78/3

Copy and draft specifications for "certain improvements in constructing railways", with plan

 

1833

D503/78/4

Letter from Poole and Carpmell of Lincoln's Inn to W Jessop enclosing patent

 

1837

D503/78/5

Extension of licence to cut timber at Little River in the district of Burgeo and La Poile, granted by the Minister of Agriculture and Mines, Newfoundland, Canada

 

1915

D503/79

Legal papers relating to the Cromford Canal

 

1789-1869

D503/79/1

Act for Cromford Canal

 

1789

D503/79/2

Act for canal from Cromford Canal to Nottingham

 

1792

D503/79/3

Statements of accounts of Cromford Canal Co

 

1820-1821

D503/79/4

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Agreement on payment of rents

 

1812

D503/79/5

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Copy of Mr Osborne's opinion

 

1820

D503/79/6

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Letter on serving notice

 

1836

D503/79/7

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Notice to Commissioners

 

1837

D503/79/8

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Part of case for opinion of Solicitor General

 

c1837

D503/79/9-11

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Complaints in case

 

1837

D503/79/12

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Copy correspondence

 

1818-1834

D503/79/13

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Copy correspondence

 

1827-1833

D503/79/14

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Copy award in dispute

 

1840

D503/79/15

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Transcript of note on motion to set aside award, Easter

 

1840

D503/79/16

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Affidavit on behalf of the Butterley Company

 

 

D503/79/17

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Minutes of award of Lord Denman

 

1841

D503/79/18-19

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Parliamentary bill and act to alter provisions of previous acts

 

1845

D503/79/20

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Act authorising sale of Canal

 

1846

D503/79/21

Papers relating to dispute about the Cromford Canal: Schedule of documents

 

1869

D503/79/22

Volume containing canal acts relating to Cromford, Erewash, Grantham, Trent Navigation, Nottingham and Loughborough

 

1789-1794

D503/80

Other legal papers, including disputes

 

1820-1955

D503/80/1

Case, Rex v William Anthony (a collier accused of extracting money by false pretences), statement by John Goodwin

 

1820

D503/80/2

Copy of proceedings in case Charlton v Cresswell at the Derbyshire Summer Assizes over dispute about coal lease and damages

 

1850

D503/80/3

Proof of FitzHerbert Wright for dispute with Francis Morton and Co about contract to supply columns for Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, 1901, with file of copy correspondence, 1900-1901

 

1900-1901

D503/80/4

Papers relating to dispute between the New Hucknall Colliery Co and Butterley Co on the working of coal at Kirkby in Ashfield, Annesley, Sutton in Ashfield and Fulwood, Nottinghamshire, heard in the High Court and on appeal by the House of Lords, including 2 volumes of notes of proceedings and a volume containing petition of appeal, cases and details of original hearing

 

1907-1908

D503/80/5

Volume of statements made in the Court of the Railway and Canal Commission, the Butterley Co Ltd and others v the Midland Railway Co and others, with tables of statistics on expenditure by the MRC and amendments to proceedings

 

1917-1918

D503/80/6

Copy arbitration award between the Butterley Co and the Executive Board and Standard Tonnage Committee, about an application for increase of the annual standard tonnage (Coal Mines Act 1930), with copy

 

1932

D503/80/7

Documents in case between the Commissioners of the Inland Revenue and the Butterley Co

 

1954-1955

D503/81

Social Survey, being a statistical report on men employed by the company, living at Aldercar, Langley, Codnor and Eastwood

 

1856

D503/81/1

Social Survey, being a statistical report on men employed by the company, living at Aldercar, Langley, Codnor and Eastwood, recording the following data:-

Name, occupation, number in family,

Number of males employed in family, wages,

Number over 10 years, number attending day school, number that go to no school, number that go to Sunday School only, communicants in church, regular and occasional church attendance, those who go to no place of worship, members of dissenting chapels, attendance at dissenting chapels regularly or occasionally, those that cannot read, those that have family...

 

1856

D503/82

Employees and working conditions

 

c1800-1940

D503/82/1

Two notes on debts of Butterley workers, c1804 and two Butterley Co vouchers to shopkeepers, 1800

 

c1800-1804

D503/82/2

Draft conditions for loam and dry sand moulders employed by Ben Outram and Co

 

c1800

D503/82/3-22

Agreements to serve as engine smiths, fitters, furnace bricklayers, etc

 

1823-1870

D503/82/23

Agreement with J Beardall to work at Codnor Park gas works for the company

 

1867

D503/82/24

Appendix to railway rules for the Butterley collieries, mainly about cleaning

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/82/25

Roll of honour for 1914-1918 War

Butterley Works/Codnor Park Works/limeworks/estate/staff employees (indexed)

 

[c1919]

D503/82/26

Roll of honour for 1914-1918 War

Colliery workers

 

[c1919]

D503/82/27

Memoirs of employee

 

c1920-1940

D503/83

Apprenticeship indentures

 

1831-1909

D503/83/1-49

Butterley Company apprenticeship indentures

 

1831-1867

D503/83/50-94

Butterley Company apprenticeship indentures

 

1867-1876

D503/83/95-111

Butterley Company apprenticeship indentures

 

1881-1884

D503/83/112-128

Butterley Company apprenticeship indentures

 

1890-1909

D503/84

Other records relating to apprentices

 

1852-1889

D503/84/1

Notes on applications for apprenticeships

 

1852-1858

D503/84/2

Notes on return of apprenticeship indentures after expiry

 

1856-1880

D503/84/3

Memorandum on stopping of allowance for tools for model shop apprentices

 

1861

D503/84/4

Notice of abscondment of David Hague 6 days before the expiration of his indenture and subsequent reprieve by the Company

 

1866

D503/84/5

Terms on which "premium pupils" are received at the Elswick Works, Newcastle upon Tyne

 

1887

D503/84/6

Letter, from James Oakes of Alfreton Works, to A L Wright, on comparison of wages for apprentices

 

1889

D503/85

Labour - wages and disputes

 

1865-1933

D503/85/1

Poster on general meeting of the iron trade on the possible closure of ironworks if the puddlers of North Staffordshire do not return to work

 

1865

D503/85/2

Posters and printed letters issued by the management, relating to strike actions about weighing machines and reduced wages

 

1871-1872

D503/85/3

Memorandum of information about strike of the collieries on 13 Apr, produced for Fitz Herbert Wright

 

1874

D503/85/4

Letter to A Leslie Wright including reference to trouble with the puddlers

 

1891

D503/85/5

Volume of Codnor Park rates of pay, including Midland Iron and Steel Wages Board Standing Committee minutes

 

1897-1933

D503/85/6

Midland Iron & Steel Wages Board statement

 

1901

D503/86

Workmen's Pension Scheme

 

1953-1982

D503/86/1

Workmen's Pension Scheme records: Trustees minute book

 

1953-1982

D503/86/2

Workmen's Pension Scheme records: Ledger

 

1953-1982

D503/87

Workmen's Compensation Trust

 

1934-1954

D503/87/1

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: Trustees minute book

 

1934-1946

D503/87/2

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: Cash book and ledger

 

1934-1954

D503/87/3

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: Payments book

 

1941-1947

D503/87/4

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: Investment ledger

 

1934-1938

D503/87/5

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: Trust deed (copy), with draft

 

1934

D503/87/6

Workmen's Compensation Trust records: File of reports and correspondence on trustees' meetings

 

1934-1949

D503/88

Other records relating to labour welfare

 

1854-1898

D503/88/1

Letters (3) on fatal accidents from Charles Morton, mines inspector, to Thomas Bean, concerning Thomas Calladine, William Naylor at Plumtre, and Thomas Radford at Exhibition Pit

 

1854-1855

D503/88/2

Amended rules and regulations for the management of the Butterley Ironworks Sick and Accident Fund

 

1891

D503/88/3

Rules of the Butterley Company's Ironworks Sick and Accident Club

 

1898

D503/88/4

Proposal to discontinue the Butterley Co Ltd (Ironworks) Field Club

 

1898

D503/88/5

Compensation (fatal accidents) reserve fund account

 

1898-1905

D503/88/6

Declaration of John Adams under the Workmen's Compensation Act (1897) relating to breaking his leg working on a canal bridge in Nottingham

 

1907

D503/88/7-18

The Butterley Welfare News, issues 1-3, 6-11, 13-15, Xmas 1923 - Jan 1926

 

1923-1926

D503/88/19-21

Copies of articles (3) on physical treatment Clinics for miners of the Butterley Co

 

1941-1944

D503/88/22

Memorandum on court judgement in case involving sick and accident clubs

 

1894

D503/89

Prices and promotional

 

 

D503/89/1

Prices of cast iron goods

 

1801

D503/89/2

Prices of iron

 

1838

D503/89/3

Average cost and sale price of steel Oct 1886 - Apr 1887

 

1886-1887

D503/89/4

Price list annotated with amendments

 

1895

D503/89/5

Price list

 

1904

D503/89/6

Price list belonging to Wm Parker, Codnor Park Works

 

1912

D503/89/7

Colliery department trade catalogue of the Collieries and their equipment

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/89/8

Butterley patent steel containers catalogue

 

c1932

D503/89/9

Illustrated brochure of engineering products

 

[c1950]

D503/89/10

List of section and sizes in iron and steel

 

[20th cent]

D503/90

Photographs - castings and products

 

 

D503/90/1

Photograph album of castings and products for potential clients 17 photographs of condensor, small castings, bedplates and turbine castings

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/2

Photograph album of castings and products for potential clients 13 photographs of condensor, centrifugal pump, bedplate and iron water tank

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/3

Photograph album of castings and products for potential clients 16 photographs of rope haulage gear, pumps, iron bedplates, tubbings and bollards

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/4

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Large castings

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/5

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and product

Culham Bridge (?) over River Thames

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/6-7

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Large castings

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/8

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Small castings, c1931

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/9

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Steel container

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/10

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Patent steel body van

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/11

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Hauling gear

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/12

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Pulley wheels

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/13

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Silage and fodder cutter

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/14

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Smaller castings

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/15-24

Photographs removed from a damaged album of album of castings and products

Unidentified machinery

 

[20th cent]

D503/90/25

Casting for unidentified machinery

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/26-27

Casting for condensors

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/28-29

Castings for iron tanks, one with group of workmen

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/30-33

Castings for unknown machinery, possibly a condensor

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/34

Smaller castings

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/35

Smaller castings

 

c1931

D503/90/36

Drain covers

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/37-38

Presses

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/39-49

Equipment photographs - assorted presses and pneumatic clutch, with description details on back, Cowlishaw Walker, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/50-53

Hauling gear machinery for Craig and Donald of Johnstone [Scotland]

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/54

Lathe, Wadkin and Co, Leicester

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/55

Unidentified machinery, Wilkins and Mitchell Darlaston, Staffordshire

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/56

Steel container

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/57

"B Patent steel body van"

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/58

2 machines for Royal Aircraft establishment to provide air for engine and carburettor testing

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/59

Wagon built for North Wilford Power Station

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/60

Cast iron piping for electricity works, Kingston, Isle of Wight

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/61

Pipes being laid for Weymouth Corporation Electricity Department

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/62

Vitaulic cast iron main being lowered at Newhaven Harbour

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/90/63-64

Bridge sections on track (on back, Hornchurch Road)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/65-66

Construction of shed at Dover Station

 

1914

D503/90/67-69

Construction of depot goods shed for Southern Railway

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/70-71

Shell of structure in construction, with workmen (possibly Dover ?)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/72-73

Long series of strutts (for roof ?)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/74

Cast iron aqueduct over River Calder at Stanley Ferry (badly damaged)

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/90/75-76

Unidentified bridge built by Butterley Company, including workmen (faded)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/77

Workmen on Brandon Bridge over River Ouse

 

1928

D503/90/78

Road bridge for "Nigeria Ibadan NASP"

 

1932

D503/90/79

Culham Bridge over the River Thames

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/80

Appleford Bridge near Oxford, over River Thames

 

1928

D503/90/81-82

Bridges (2) at Boston, one showing complete single span bridge and one in the process of construction

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/90/83

Exhibition stand for the Royal Show at York

 

1948

D503/90/84

Georgian house made out of Butterley bricks for the Daily Mail Ideal Homes Exhibition

 

[1960s]

D503/90/85

Railway wagon

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/91

Photographs - Works and premises

 

 

D503/91/1

Photograph album - Butterley premises, comprising exterior, old brick buildings at works (2), board room (2), director or chairman at desk (2, one with male secretary ?), fireplace, and date stone "BO & Co 1791"

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/91/2

Photograph album of colliery works, photographed by Hallowes and Johnson of Sheffield, comprising:-

Ormonde Loading Station (2)

Denby Hall Loading Station (2)

Old Hartshay Colliery training gallery

Trainees clipping tubs in the open

Trainees working in gallery (2)

Loading station in gallery

Physical training exercises by trainees

Wood-working shop

Instruction in lecture room - the instructor pictured is George Beard Tristram, who lived at Butterley Carr from 1938 to 1958

Ollerton Colliery, empty road to loading station

Ollerton Colliery surface layout

Ollerton Colliery gantry screens and wagon tippler

Ollerton Colliery froth flotation and flocculation plant

Loaded wagons taking loads from...

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/3

Ministry of Information photographs of Ollerton Colliery: Bevin Boys

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/4

Ministry of Information photographs of Ollerton Colliery: Bevin Boys with safety officer

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/5

Ministry of Information photographs of Ollerton Colliery: Bevin Boys after shift

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/6

Ministry of Information photographs of Ollerton Colliery: Ollerton street with a church in the background

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/7

Ministry of Information photographs of Ollerton Colliery: Ollerton Colliery with the village in the background

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/8-12

Ministry of Information Photographs of Ollerton Colliery

Colliery works

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/13-16

Ministry of Information Photographs of Ollerton Colliery

Roads and housing estate

 

[mid-1940s]

D503/91/17

Ollerton Colliery aerial view

 

c1940s

D503/91/18

Ollerton Colliery ground view

 

c1940s

D503/91/19

Ollerton Colliery

 

1938

D503/91/20-21

Winding wheel tower

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/91/22

Aerial view of Ormonde Colliery

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/91/23

"Portland Colliery No. 1 1821"

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/91/24

"Portland Colliery No. 1 Winding Gear, 1821"

Copies Information

later, undamaged copy of D503/91/23

[early 20th cent]

D503/91/25-26

Aerial views of Waingroves Brickworks

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/91/27

Postcard of the felling of Ripley Colliery Chimney

 

1907

D503/91/28

Outram and Co's boiler at Butterley Park Colliery

 

1903

D503/91/29-31

Views of work at Butterley Drift

 

1945

D503/91/32-33

Aerial view of works

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/91/34

Butterley Hall exterior

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/91/35-41

Views of new Kirton brickworks, Nottinghamshire opening ceremony and function

 

1960

D503/91/42

Codnor Park Forge, "Hot Saw"

 

[c1910]

D503/91/43

Codnor Park Forge, 10" Mill

 

[c1910]

D503/92

Photograph - individuals

 

 

D503/92/1

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: Josiah Allen

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/2

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: Alfred Arthur, Chief Accountant and long-serving employee

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/3

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: F C Corfield, Collieries Manager

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/4

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: Joseph Cook, wearing masonic regalia

 

Apr 1902

D503/92/5

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: John Holbrook, wearing masonic regalia

 

Mar 1903

D503/92/6

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: William Jessop

 

1944

D503/92/7

Mounted photograph given to the Company in 1944: FitzHerbert Wright in masonic regalia, former Chairman (died 1946)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/8

Engraving of William Jessop (died in 1815)

 

[early 19th cent]

D503/92/9

Picture of H Eustace Mitton, Director (at company 1904-1946)

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/92/10

Portrait of Albert Leslie Wright (1862-1938) Director, Chairman (1888-1938)

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/92/11

Engraving of FitzHerbert Wright (1841-1910) Director (1881-1910)

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/92/12

Portrait of Francis Wright (1806-1873) when a young man

 

[early 19th cent]

D503/92/13

Portrait of Francis Wright (1806-1873) when an older man

 

[mid-19th cent]

D503/92/14

Francis Beresford Wright, Chairman (1888-1911)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/15

Pencil drawing of Henry FitzHerbert Wright, Chairman (died 1946)

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/92/16

Engraving of John Wright (1758-1840)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/17

Portrait of Philip Wright (1846-1915), Director (1888-1909)

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/92/18

Unknown man

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/93

Photographs - groups and functions

 

 

D503/93/1

Board of Directors, comprising R F Wilberforce, P N Wright, P Elliott, M F M Wright, E F Wright and L R Honeywell

 

[c1950s]

D503/93/2

Workmen (35) outside Butterley Engine Factory, with list

 

1903

D503/93/2

Workmen (35) outside Butterley Engine Factory, with list

 

1903

D503/93/3

Group of men (22) outside Butterley Drift

 

[c1945]

D503/93/4

Men (3) in Kirkby Pit Head baths

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/93/5-10

Outdoor function for ceremony to lay foundation Stone by E F Wright and his children

 

[1950s]

D503/93/11

Five long service employees at function, initialled LAK, SM, BCJ, GG and PE

 

1959

D503/93/12-16

Presentation of glasses in boardroom

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/93/17-22

Diners at function, with tables and dinner service

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/93/23

Butterley Co visit to Cinderella Panto, cast and some directors

 

1954

D503/93/24

Postcard of group of 6 in front of car, initialled FJKH, FW, HFW, HEM, APC and EFW

 

c1930s

D503/93/25

Edward FitzWalter Wright with the Bishop of Derby (?)

 

[c1950s]

D503/94

Other illustrative material

 

 

D503/94/1

Copy of rough sketch illustrating the mode of propelling canal boats through the Butterley Tunnel in the Cromford Canal, by Thomas Frost

 

1845

D503/94/2

Photograph of picture of cast iron bridge over the River Trent at Sawley, with contemporary description, from a drawing by Charles Lewsey

 

[1839]

D503/94/3

Photograph of picture of bridge over the River Trent, LMS Main Line, as in D503/94/2 (example of cast iron construction)

 

[1850]

D503/94/4

Photograph of engraving showing workmen at the Butterley Ironworks, taken from the Penny Magazine

 

[1844]

D503/94/5

Photograph of engraving of St Pancras

 

[1869]

D503/94/6

Engraving of standing portrait of F Wright by G B Black, London

 

1869

D503/94/7

Artist's impression of the Central Coal Preparation Plant for the Butterley Company, by Colliery Engineering Ltd of Sheffield

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/94/8

Artist's impression of the coal washery at Denby Hall

 

[mid-20th cent]

D503/95

Miscellaneous - History of Company

 

 

D503/95/1

"Mottram's proof", i.e. proof for book on the history of the Butterley Company, which was rejected for publication

 

c1946

D503/95/2

Draft chapters (11) for "Through Five Generations" by Mottram and Coote, prepared for publication by Coote after Mottram's death

 

c1949

D503/95/3

Correspondence on Mottram's book

 

1946

D503/95/4

More correspondence on the publication of the history (Mottram's version was rejected in 1947 and Coote's was accepted by Faber &

Faber in 1950)

 

1945-1950

D503/95/5

"Historical" correspondence file, including notes on Butterley Company history and its collieries

 

c1924-1946

D503/95/6

Notes made by John Hayes on the history of Ironville, Codnor Park, Cromford Canal and the Butterley Company

 

[early 20th cent]

D503/95/7

Notes on the evolution of the Butterley Group

 

[c1967]

D503/96

Miscellaneous - Articles

 

 

D503/96/1

"A Day at the Butterley Iron Works", illustrated article from the Penny Magazine

 

1844

D503/96/2

Copy extract from the Ilkeston Leader and Erewash Advertiser on the "Massive Iron Works" completed at Codnor Park Works, 1861 with memoranda, 1961

 

1861

D503/96/3

"Visit to the works of the Butterley Co" from Machinery Market

 

1886

D503/96/4

Newspaper cutting on visit by the Society of Chemical Industry

 

1890

D503/96/5

Pamphlet Wartime Activities of the Butterley Co

 

[c1946]

D503/96/6

"In Search of Outram's Tramway" by Eric Potter, article published in Ad Rem, the Company's in-house magazine

 

1953

D503/96/7

Newspaper cuttings on Little Eaton tramway, entitled "Outram's Railway"

 

1960

D503/96/8

"Steam pumping engine at Stretham, Cambridgeshire" by E J A Kenny and R L Hills, Newcomen Society, 1965

(The engine was designed by Joseph Glynn, engineer for the company, which also supplied the ironwork)

 

1965

D503/96/9

"Stretham Old Engine", article by R L Hills, as in D503/96/8

 

1963

D503/96/10

"Butterley Coal and Iron Works" by Jean Lindsay, for the Derbyshire Archaeological Society

 

1965

D503/96/11

"Through the Outram County", tour notes with summary of activities and principal land sites, by J B Sheldon for the East Midlands Group of the Railway and Canal Historical Society

 

1967

D503/96/12

"Portland Colliery in the 19th century", copy typed article by A R Griffin

 

1967

D503/97

Miscellaneous - Directors, etc

 

 

D503/97/1

Framed spoof indenture, between Joseph Outram jun, William Jessop jun and George Goodwin, on wagers for the payment of a barrel of oysters and 3 bottles of wine

 

1807

D503/97/2

Letter, F Wright of Osmaston Manor, to Mr Chalk, on grant towards parsonage house and living (not identified)

 

1868

D503/97/3

Rules and regulations for Monument Hall and grounds at Codnor Park, belonging to the Butterley Co

 

[late 19th cent]

D503/97/4

Pedigree of the Outram family of Alfreton, from the early 18th century, compiled by F C Corfield

 

1900

D503/97/5

The Ripley and Heanor News, 9 Sep, containing article on the death of A Leslie Wright, former Managing Director

 

1938

D503/97/6

Newspaper cutting, history of Francis Wright, from the Derbyshire Advertiser

 

1952

D503/97/7

Cutting on Thomas Telford and William Jessop

 

1957

D503/97/8

Newspaper cutting on the Wright family, from the Derbyshire Advertiser

 

1962

D503/98

Miscellaneous - Business

 

 

D503/98/1-2

Reports of the Commissioners on the state of population in the mining districts for 1851 and 1853

 

1851-1853

D503/98/3

Volume containing GWR carriage rates, including station to station mileage

 

c1870-1920

D503/98/4

Baddesley Colliery Disaster report of the case tried at the Birmingham Assizes about breach of contract (issued by the Mining Association)

 

1885

D503/98/5

Second Report of the Royal Commission of Coal Suppliers, Volume 2, minutes of evidence and appendices

 

1904

D503/98/6

Final report of Royal Commission on Canals and Waterways, Vol 7

 

1909

D503/98/7

Articles by William M Avery and John Shaver on the Aglite plant at Marietta, Ohio, United States of America

 

c1950

D503/98/8

Booklet Mining People issued by HMSO and published by the Miners Welfare Commission

 

1945

D503/98/9-10

Reports of investigations on lightweight aggregate from colliery slate (aglite)

 

[c1950]

D503/98/11

Correspondence regarding cast iron colonnade in front of the Opera House, London

 

c1940s

D503/99

Miscellaneous - Assorted

 

 

D503/99/1

Document on Codnor Castle: Booklet, historical sketch by Nathan Bell

 

1891

D503/99/2

Document on Codnor Castle: Typed notes of archaeological gleanings by F Channon Corfield,

 

c1900

D503/99/3

Document on Codnor Castle: Typed notes by A J Langton

 

early 20th cent

D503/99/4

Photograph of the prospect of the west view of Codnor Castle by Sam. and Nath. Buck

 

[1727]

D503/99/5

Papers relating to the Ripley and Pentrich Volunteer Infantry comprising subscription lists, accounts, memoranda, lists of members and regulations

 

1801-1804

D503/99/6

Notice relating to Newark Volunteers

 

1803

D503/99/7

Resolutions relating to Alfreton Volunteers

 

1803

D503/99/8

Ashby de la Zouch Volunteers' rules and regulations

 

1803

D503/99/9

Ripley and Heanor Scouts and Guides, Coronation Jamboree programme

 

1953

D503/99/10

Annual report of the Derby and District Property Owners, Ratepayers and Housing Association

 

1928

D503/99/11

Removal order from Anston (of the West Riding, Yorkshire) of John Clark and family

 

1739

D503/99/12

Worksop and Nottinghamshire Bank pound note, 1811, with letter from Westminster Bank, 1954

 

1811-1954

D503/99/12

Worksop and Nottinghamshire Bank pound note, 1811, with letter from Westminster Bank, 1954

 

1811-1954

D503/99/13

Statement of expenditure by the Butterley Company on account of the 1st Derbyshire Rifle Volunteers (1861-1887)

 

1887

D503/99/14

Notebook containing copy of accounts made from an early account book (1790-1797)

 

[20th cent]

D503/99/16

John Brunton, 1812-1899, memoirs of an engineer, published by Cambridge University Press

 

1939

D503/99/17

Booklet entitled A New Guide to the Iron Trade by James Rose, copy belonging to James A Martin

 

[c1905]

D503/99/18

Price list of the British Wrought Iron Association

 

1962

D503/99/19

The Butterley Company Bible (New Testament)

 

1858

D503/99/20

Bible presented to the Ironville Institute by the Chaplain of the Butterley Company

 

1866

D503/99/21

Programmes for the installation of Lord Trent as the first Chancellor of Nottingham University

 

1949

D503/99/22

Clay Cross Co.'s personal diary

[blank] - contains views of the site; and drawings of machinery, Gas and water pipes supplied to municipal authorities, and other products

1933

D503/100

Butterley Housing Co Ltd

 

 

D503/100/1-2

Copy lease, Butterley Housing Co Ltd to Butterley Co, of lands at Codnor, Kirkby in Ashfield, Ollerton and Boughton for the construction of 204 houses for the term of 30 years, with related agreements, including construction contract

 

1924

D503/100/3-4

Copy lease, Butterley Housing Co Ltd to Butterley Co, of 140 houses at Ollerton and Boughton, Nottinghamshire, with accompanying charge to Secretary of Public Works Commissioners

 

1930

D503/100/5

Memorandum and articles of association

 

1924

D503/100/6

Register of directors' holdings and interests

 

1948-1960

D503/100/7

Volumes of annual returns sent under the Companies Acts

 

1925-1936

D503/100/8

Volumes of annual returns sent under the Companies Acts

 

1937-1948

D503/100/9

Ledger

 

1924-1966

D503/100/10

Journal

 

1924-1966

D503/100/11

Cash book

 

1924-1966

D503/101

First Inter-Town Properties Ltd

 

 

D503/101/1

Memorandum and articles of association

 

1951

D503/101/2

Register of share applications and allotments, members and share ledger, mortgages, directors and secretaries, directors' holdings, annual returns, 1951-1959, minutes 1951-1961, and share certificates

 

1951-1961

D503/101/3

Statements of accounts

 

1954-1960

D503/101/4

Correspondence, leases, etc, relating to 9 Upper Belgrave Street, London

 

1951-1961

D503/102

A H Couser Ltd/Butterley Simms Wulpa Lift Co Ltd/Butterley Wulpa Lift Co Ltd/Butterley Engineering Co Ltd/Butterley (E) Ltd

 

 

D503/102/1

Memorandum and new articles of association, 1960, with resolutions to 1970

 

1960-1970

D503/102/2

Minute books

 

1941-1965

D503/102/3

Minute books

 

1965-1979

D503/102/4

Register of share applications and allotments, members and share ledger, transfers, directors, and annual returns (1942-1948)

 

1941-1979

D503/102/5

Registers of directors' holdings and interests

 

1947-1975

D503/102/6

Registers of directors' holdings and interests

 

1948-1960

D503/102/7

Registers of directors' holdings and interests

 

1957-1967

D503/102/8

Folder of annual returns

 

1949-1979

D503/102/9

Annual accounts

 

1947-1967

D503/102/10

Ledgers

 

1947-1960

D503/102/11

Ledgers

 

1965

D503/102/12

Ledgers

 

1966

D503/102/13

Ledgers

(Including Aglite(M)/FCH/Aglite Engineering)

 

1968

D503/102/14

Ledgers

(Including Aglite Engineering/FCH)

 

1969

D503/103

F C Hibberd and Co Ltd/Butterley (FCH) Ltd

 

 

D503/103/1

Memorandum and articles of association

 

1927

D503/103/2

Minute books

 

1927-1936

D503/103/3

Minute books

 

1936-1943

D503/103/4

Minute books

 

1943-1958

D503/103/5

Minute books

 

1958-1979

D503/103/6

Register of share applications and allotments, members and share ledger, transfers, annual return (1940), mortgages, debentures and directors

 

1927-1979

D503/103/7

Register of directors' holdings

 

1963-1975

D503/103/8

Folder of annual returns, accounts, etc

 

1927-1979

D503/103/9

Sales journal

 

1927-1964

D503/103/10

Journals

 

1959-1962

D503/103/11

Journals

 

1963-1964

D503/103/12

Cash book

 

1954-1964

D503/103/13

Account book

 

1962-1964

D503/103/14

Petty cash book

 

1962-1964

D503/103/15

Ledger

 

1964-1966

D503/103/16

Molex Products Ltd (taken over by FCH Ltd before liquidation): Share ledger and transfers register

 

1929-1939

D503/103/17

Molex Products Ltd (taken over by FCH Ltd before liquidation): Correspondence

 

1945-1948

D503/104

T Darnell and Sons Ltd/ Butterley (TD) Ltd

 

 

D503/104/1

Memorandum and articles of association, 1942, with resolutions to 1970

 

1942-1970

D503/104/2

Minute books

 

1941-1955

D503/104/3

Minute books

 

1955-1979

D503/104/4

Register of share applications and allotments, directors, members and share ledger, transfers, annual return (1943) and mortgages

 

1942-1954

D503/104/5

Register of transfers, members and share ledger, directors and secretaries and directors' holdings

 

1954-1979

D503/104/6

Assorted mortgages and related papers

 

1952-1955

D503/104/7

Register of directors' holdings

 

1954-1970

D503/104/8

Folder of annual returns

 

1954-1979

D503/104/9

Seal book

 

1954-1966

D503/104/10

Annual accounts for 1963, 1964, 1966 and 1967

 

1963-1967

D503/104/11

Ledgers

 

1955-1957

D503/104/12

Ledgers

 

1958-1963

D503/104/13

Ledgers

 

1964-1966

D503/105

Vibrocon (Norwest) Ltd/Richard Lees Ltd

 

 

D503/105/1

Memorandum and articles of association, 1955, with resolution, 1958

 

1955-1958

D503/105/2

Register of directors' holdings and interests

 

1955-1960

D503/105/3

File of correspondence, reports and accounts

 

1963-1965

D503/105/4

Purchase ledger

 

1946-1955

D503/105/5

Sales ledger

 

1947-1955

D503/105/6

Ledgers

 

1948-1955

D503/105/7

Ledgers

 

1955-1958

D503/105/8

Ledgers

 

1959-1963

D503/105/9

Ledgers

 

1964

D503/105/10

Cash book

 

1946-1955

D503/106

Blaby Brick and Tile Co Ltd/Butterley and Blaby Brick Companies Ltd/Butterley Brick Co Ltd

 

 

D503/106/1

Memoranda and articles of association, 1926 and 1973

 

1926-1973

D503/106/2

Register of share applications and allotments, members and share ledger, transfers, directors, and annual returns (1927-1932)

 

1926-1979

D503/106/3

Register of directors and secretaries

 

1947-1979

D503/106/4

Register of directors' holdings

 

1948-1976

D503/106/5

Minute books

 

1926-1952

D503/106/6

Minute books

 

1953-1960

D503/106/7

Minute books

 

1961-1979

D503/106/8

Annual returns

 

1947-1979

D503/106/9

Annual accounts

 

1947-1967

D503/106/10

Ledgers

 

1927-1947

D503/106/11

Ledgers

 

1947-1955

D503/106/12

Ledgers

 

1956-1957

D503/106/13

Ledgers

 

1958

D503/106/14

Ledgers

 

1959

D503/106/15

Ledgers

 

1960

D503/106/16

Ledgers

 

1961

D503/106/17

Ledgers

 

1962

D503/106/18

Ledgers

 

1963

D503/106/19

Ledgers

 

1964

D503/106/20

Ledgers

 

1965

D503/106/21

Ledgers

 

1966

D503/106/22

Ledgers

 

1967

D503/106/23

Ledgers

 

1968

D503/106/24

Ledgers to 12 Jul, and including Aglite

 

1969

D503/106/25

Ledgers including Aglite

 

14 Jul - 27 Sep 1969

D503/106/26

Ledgers

 

29 Sep 1969 - 26 Sep 1970

D503/107

Aglite (Midlands) Ltd/Butterley Aglite Ltd

 

 

D503/107/1

Annual returns

 

1956-1980

D503/107/2

Ledgers

 

1960-1965

D503/107/3

Ledgers

 

1966

D503/107/4

Ledgers

 

1967

D503/108

G Tucker and Sons Ltd

 

 

D503/108/1

Memorandum and articles of association 1904 and 1934, with resolutions to 1968

 

1904-1968

D503/108/2

Memorandum and new articles of association

 

1934

D503/108/3

Directors' meetings minute books (signed), including Annual General Meetings

 

1919-1932

D503/108/4

Directors' meetings minute books (signed), including Annual General Meetings

 

1932-1946

D503/108/5

Directors' meetings minute books (signed), including Annual General Meetings

 

1946-1958

D503/108/6

Directors' meetings minute books (signed), including Annual General Meetings

 

1958-1979

D503/108/7

Annual General Meetings minute book

 

1958-1971

D503/108/8

Register of secretaries and directors' holdings

 

1960-1972

D503/108/9

Annual returns

 

1964-1979

D503/108/10

Share registers (including annual returns)

 

1930-1947

D503/108/11

Share registers

 

1947-1979

D503/108/12

Share transfers file

 

1964-1979

D503/108/13

Share certificate books (ordinary)

 

1904-1950

D503/108/14

Share certificate books (ordinary)

 

1951-1976

D503/108/15

Share certificate books (preference)

 

1904-1956

D503/108/16

Share certificate books (preference)

 

1962-1967

D503/108/17

Assorted share records

 

1904-1968

D503/108/18

Signed accounts

 

1964-1967

D503/108/19

Private ledger

 

1930-1961

D503/108/20

Nominal ledgers

 

1920-1924

D503/108/21

Nominal ledgers

 

1924-1957

D503/108/22

Nominal ledgers

 

1924-1963

D503/108/23

Ledgers

 

1924-1959

D503/108/24

Ledgers

 

1964-1966

D503/108/25

Sales ledger

 

1956-1963

D503/108/26

Journal

 

1940-1962

D503/108/27

Bundle of old deeds for property in Loughborough

 

1694-1959

D503/108/28

Docket of various papers and agreements for properties in Loughborough

 

1942-1964

D503/109

Mugginton Sand and Gravel Ltd

 

 

D503/109/1

Memorandum and articles of association, 1932, with resolutions to 1966

 

1932-1966

D503/109/2

Registers of directors' holdings and interests

 

1948-1960

D503/109/3

Registers of directors' holdings and interests

 

1957-1964

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