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Records of Sir James Hill and Sons Ltd relating to Australia and New Zealand(as filmed by the AJCP) [microform] : [M2862-M2877] 1881-1979
Bib ID 835649
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Sir James Hill and Sons
 
Online Versions
Related Online
Resources
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, 1993 
10029 p. 
Summary

Microfilms include: Early business papers, 1881-1951; Miscellaneous administration, 1958-1964; Australian investments; Sir James Hill and Sons (Australia and New Zealand) records; Booth Hill & Sons (Australia); Independent Wool Dumpers (Australia); wool import costs; Rural Commodities Pty Ltd; Booth Newman; Allerton Woolscouring Co; Newcastle Wool Processing Co; Fred W. Heap Ltd; Nettl Booth Pty Ltd; Walter Hill & Sons (New Zealand); David Michael Knight, Melbourne and W. Brian M. Oldfield, Melbourne.

Biography/History

Sir James Hill born at Harden, son of William Hill, wool merchant. 1875 joined business venture, 1891 established own business, importing wool, adding woolcombing, topmaking. Leading textile magnate of era, owned newspapers, held public office as mayor and MP of Bradford. His sons Albert Hill and Arthur James Hill given partnership, 1922 firm incorporated. Two firms, Sir James Hill & Sons (Australia) Ltd & Sir James Hill (New Zealand), created 1949 to act as buying agents. Formerly carried out by N. Hill in Melbourne and H. & R.H. Hill in New Zealand. 1968 Australian Company amalgamated with Booth Hill & Sons.

Notes

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series M2862-2877

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-1127176694

Original held by the West Yorkshire Archive Service: Bradford, 15 Canal Rd, Bradford BD1 4AT.

Related Material Miscellaneous collections at Bradford have been listed and filmed separately on M2857-2861. 
Reproduction Microfilm. Bradford, U.K. : West Yorkshire Archive Service: Bradford : Available from the National Library of Australia, 1993. 16 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. 
Index/Finding Aid Note List available (12 p.). 
Subjects Sir James Hill and Sons -- Archives.  |  Wool industry -- Australia.  |  Wool industry -- New Zealand.  |  Agriculture and state -- Australia.  |  Agriculture and state -- New Zealand.
Other authors/contributors National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  West Yorkshire Archive Service

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Call Number: Mfm M 2862-2877
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Call Number: PRU Mfm M2862-2877 (first generation master : coldstore)
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