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John Holdsworth & Co Ltd - Corporate History, Sources, Chapter 1: 1779 - 1849 Beginnings
 

Bibliography: Chapter 1: 1779 - 1849 Beginnings


Chapter 1: 1779 - 1849 Beginnings


  1. Will of John Holdsworth dated 8 December 1810 and proved at York 28 November 1811
  2. Pigot's Commercial Directory 1818-20 p147; Baines's Directory of the County of York 1823 p195; Parsons & White's Directory of Leeds, York & the Clothing District of Yorkshire 1830 pp289-91
  3. Hanson, T W, The Story of Old Halifax, Halifax, 1920, p237
  4. Baines, 1823, p197
  5. Parsons & White, 1830, p270
  6. Sigsworth, E M, Black Dyke Mills, Liverpool, 1958, pp31-3
  7. Sigsworth, pp9-10
  8. Holroyde, H, 'Power Technology in the Halifax Textile Industry 1770-1850' in Transactions of the Halifax Antiquarian Society (THAS), 1980, p68
  9. Sigsworth, p9
  10. Sigsworth, p35
  11. Humphreys, V, 'An Examination of the Halifax Textile Industry in a period of intense technological change 1700-1850' (unpublished PhD dissertation, Open University, 1988), volume 1, p178
  12. Humphreys, vol 1, p125; Holroyde, p68
  13. John Holdsworth & Co Ltd, Archives (JHA), Conveyances 1825-44
  14. Humphreys, vol 2, pp427-8
  15. JHA, Conveyances 1825-44
  16. Itinerary of Halifax, 1875, pp243-4; Humphreys, vol 2, pp427-8
  17. Factories Enquiry Commission: Supplementary Report - Employment of Children in Factories, Part 2, Parliamentary Papers 1834 XX C1 North East District p63
  18. As for (17) above; see also Holroyde, H, 'Textile Mills, Masters & Men in the Halifax District' in THAS, 1979, pp57-79 and Spencer, C, 'Child Labour in the Early Textile Mills' in THAS, 1992, pp109-23
  19. JHA, Conveyances 1825-44; Roth, L, The Genesis of Banking in Halifax, Halifax, 1914, pp22-5 and pp31-3
  20. Lloyds TSB Group Archives, Deed of Settlement for the Halifax Joint Stock Bank, 1829, Book No 5354; Deed of Settlement for the Halifax & Huddersfield Union Bank, 1836, Book No 5294
  21. JHA, Family Tree
  22. Calderdale District Archives (CDA), Brief for the Plaintiff on Inquiry: Mr John Holdsworth v The Inhabitants of the Wapentake of Agbrigg & Morley in the West Riding of the County of York, Defendants, in the Kings Bench 10 March 1835, HAS: B: 159
  23. CDA, Brief for the Plaintiff on Inquiry, 10 March 1835
  24. PP 1834 XX C1 North East District p63
  25. Reach, A B, The Yorkshire Textile Districts in 1849, ed Aspin, C, Blackburn, 1974, pp14-5

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