Letterheads, invoices etc of businesses in Wigan from many years ago. Some of these are superbly detailed, well worth a look. Note, some of the scans are quite large.
This section has been made possible with contributions from Ron Hunt, thank you.
M. Collier & Sons (79k)
Painters and decorators &c. 113 Standishgate.
Wigan Coal & Iron (68k)
Kirkless, Wigan. Letter from 1910.
Thomas Crank & Son (82k)
Colliery Agents and Coal Factors, 76 Swinley Road, Wigan. 1927 letter.
John Wood & Sons Ltd (120k)
Barley Brook Foundry, Wigan - invoice/receipt for special screws made from special steel, 1932.
The Wigan Wagon Company Ltd (82k)
Springs Branch. Quote for old timber, 1927.
detailed zoom (57k), another zoom (30k)
The Wigan Wagon Company Ltd (49k)
Receipt for money received from Billinge Collieries, 1933.
The Wigan Wagon Company Ltd (73k)
Springs Branch, bill for hire of 25 wagons, 1933.
George Makinson (120k)
General Hardware Merchant etc., Station Road. Invoice from 1932.
detailed zoom (72k), another zoom (76k)
Bourne Fisher & Co (109k)
Colliery Agents, Coal & Coke Contractors. Request for quote to Billinge Collieries. 1924.
detailed zoom (80k)
Union Foundry (100k)
Invoice/receipt for supply of equipment to Billinge Collieries, 1933.
detailed zoom (79k)
Thomas Crompton & Sons (89k)
Hinge-Makers, Forgers etc, from Ashton-in-Makerfield.
WR Davies & Co (120k)
Railway Wagon Works, Springs Branch - quote for hire of 25 wagons, 1924.
detailed zoom (80k), another zoom (91k)
John Peak & Co (99k)
Bridgewater Chemical Works. Manure, Sheep Dip, Oils, Fluids etc.