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Oxfordshire Archives: Early's of Witney PLC (Blanket Manufacturers), Catalogue

£45.00

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An Oxfordshire Archives catalogue produced in February 1992 by Alison Scott. Bound in an orange/red board cover. Catalogue Code, B1.

A 134 page, typed catalogue of records, papers and documents held by Oxfordshire Archives, including financial records, apprentice records, employee records, photographs, maps, and deeds. Includes a brief history of the Witney Blanket Company. Also includes several appendices and a personal name, place name, and a subject index.

Witney is Oxfordshire has been famous for its woollen blankets since the Middle Ages. At one time there were five blanket factories in the town, the last of these to close was Early's. Early's being originally established in 1669, and became renowned for their point blankets which were traded with Native Americans in the 18th & 19th centuries.

In very good clean condition, slightly bumped corners to the cover.

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Author(s):
Oxfordshire Archives, Alison Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30cm x 21cm. 1200g.
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
134
Publisher:
Oxfordshire Archives
Title:
Early's of Witney PLC (Blanket Manufacturers), Catalogue B1

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An Oxfordshire Archives catalogue produced in February 1992 by Alison Scott. Bound in an orange/red board cover. Catalogue Code, B1.

A 134 page, typed catalogue of records, papers and documents held by Oxfordshire Archives, including financial records, apprentice records, employee records, photographs, maps, and deeds. Includes a brief history of the Witney Blanket Company. Also includes several appendices and a personal name, place name, and a subject index.

Witney is Oxfordshire has been famous for its woollen blankets since the Middle Ages. At one time there were five blanket factories in the town, the last of these to close was Early's. Early's being originally established in 1669, and became renowned for their point blankets which were traded with Native Americans in the 18th & 19th centuries.

In very good clean condition, slightly bumped corners to the cover.

Author(s):
Oxfordshire Archives, Alison Scott
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
30cm x 21cm. 1200g.
Edition:
1992
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
134
Publisher:
Oxfordshire Archives
Title:
Early's of Witney PLC (Blanket Manufacturers), Catalogue B1

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