Business

Business records (prefix: BR) may include records relating to the governance and constitution of the organisation, customer accounts and orders, financial records and sometimes title deeds.

There is a longer list of business collections included in the online catalogue. Many trades are covered including:

  • Farmers
  • Ironmongers
  • Solicitors
  • Estate agents
  • Heating engineers
  • Grocers
  • Builders
  • Insurers
  • Surveyors
  • Architects
  • Seed merchants
  • Auctioneers
  • Drapers
  • Shoe manufacturers
  • Brewers Printers
  • Furniture makers
  • Woodcarvers
  • Restorers

In the case of estate agents, a collection may consist entirely of sales particulars, such as that for Bidwell and Sons (BR 143).

It may also include maps and other records of land administration created as stewards of family estates, such as the collection of F W Hornor and Son (BR 276). 

Major collections of solicitors’ records are listed separately.

The records of G King and Son (Lead Glaziers) Ltd of Norwich are listed separately.