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William Hunt & Sons, Steel Works, Oldbury (West Midlands)


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Reference 705:866
Covering dates 19th - 20th Centuries
Held by Worcestershire Record Office
Extent 2 series
Creators William Hunt & Sons, Oldbury West Midlands



[no title or ref.]  1877-20th cent

Source of acquisition: 7974
Deposited by G.B. Wright, Esq., Haynes Green Farm, Broadwas, Worcs.


Administrative history:
The depositor is the grandson of the late George Heaton who was part-owner of William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Steel Works, Oldbury [in West Midlands].

Contents:
50 business diaries, letter book, catalogue and historical account of William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Steel Works, Oldbury [in West Midlands].

[no title]  705:866/7974/1  1896-1922

Contents:
A visit to the Brades Steel Works by Elihu Burritt, M.A., formerly Consul in Birmingham for the United States of America. Printed. [early 20th cent.]
Catalogue of tools manufactured by William Hunt and Sons, Brades Steel Works. Interleaved. c.1900-39
Letter book of George Heaton and others. 1896-1922

[no title]  705:866/7974/2  1877-1887

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1877
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1878
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1879
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1880
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1881
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1882
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1887

[no title]  705:866/7974/3  1888-1893

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1888
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1889
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1890
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1891
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1892
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1893

[no title]  705:866/7974/4  1894-1899

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1894
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1895
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1896
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1897
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1898
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1899

[no title]  705:866/7974/5  1900-1906

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1900
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1901
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1902
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1903
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1904
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1905
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1906

[no title]  705:866/7974/6  1907-1913

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1907
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1908
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1909
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1910
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1911
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1912
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1913

[no title]  705:866/7974/7  1914-1920

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1914
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1915
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1916
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1917
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1918
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1919
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1920

[no title]  705:866/7974/8  1921-1927

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1921
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1922
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1923
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1924
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1925
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1926
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1927

[no title or ref.]  1860-88

Source of acquisition: 7996
Deposited by G.B. Wright, Esq., Haynes Green Farm, Broadwas, Worcs.



Related information: See also BA 7974

Contents:
13 diaries, deeds, licence, assignment, articles of partnership and other papers relating to William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Steel Works, Oldbury [in West Midlands].

[no title]  705:866/7996  1860-1888

Contents:
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1883
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1884
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1885
Business diary of George Heaton and others. 1886
Memorandum and articles of association of William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Ltd., Oldbury [in West Midlands]. Printed. 1888
2 articles of partnership in respect of the Brades Iron and Steel Works, Rowley Regis, Staffs. 1860
Assignment and licence to use trade marks and concerning goodwill in respect of William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Ltd., Oldbury [in West Midlands]. 1888
Agreement, assignment and covenant of indemnity in respect of The Brades Ltd., Oldbury [in West Midlands]. 1860-88
Extract from probate copy of the will of George Caleb Adkins of the Lightwoods, Staffs. Will dated 3 October 1887. Will proved 17 January 1888. Extract dated 25 January 1888. 1888
Note James Hunt, the last of the Hunt family, retired from William Hunt and Sons, The Brades Ltd., and transferred the business to Henry Tate, Charles Rickards, George Caleb Adkins and Francis Adkins who formed a partnership. Later the business was made into a Limited Liability Company. After the death of George Caleb Adkins George Heaton took control of the Company.

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