Sub-fonds MS 100/3 - Moffat & Son Ltd, Manufacturers, Forfar

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MS 100/3


Moffat & Son Ltd, Manufacturers, Forfar


  • 1926-1987 (Creation)

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0.97 linear metres

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Moffat and Son Ltd was a small manufacturing firm based in Forfar. The company specialised in the production of fine hessians, and was based at Haugh Works, South Street, Forfar. In 1957 its management decided to sell the firm and subsequently Don Brothers, Buist & Co Ltd bought a controlling interest in the company in 1958.

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Company Records. 1926-1953; Letter books. 1950-1958; Accounts. 1952-1962; Balance sheets. 1943-1951; Ledgers and journals. 1926-1958; Miscellaneous legal and business records. 1939-1987.


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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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MS 100/III

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MS 100/3

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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