subfonds RAC/Hug - Alfred Hughes and Sons Ltd

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Alfred Hughes and Sons Ltd


  • 1908-1974 (Creation)

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Began manufacturing in Birmingham, 1879; Incorporated 18 January 1910. Became part of the Rowntree group December 1929, to make biscuits for the Rowntree group. In 1933 Hughes made chocolate biscuits for F W Woodworth and Co. Ltd and Gray and Dunn and Co. to trade as an "A" house. The factory was destroyed November 1940, rebuilt 1946-7 CWM 1970/1. Ceased trading 1974. Renamed Rowntree Mackintosh Export Ltd 20 October 1986.

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See also leases and agreements, 1930-1938, R/DH/R/46, agreement 1930, R/DH/R/62, agreements 1953, R/DHR/66; papers relating to directors and capital reorganisation, 1961-1972, R/DH/SC/38; papers relating to Excess Profits Tax, Income Tax, audit fees, wear and tear depreciation at Hughes and other companies, 1939-1945, R/AC/A/4, Gunn and Sugar Purchase Books, stock, commitments and subsequent purchases at Hughes and other companies, 1958-1967, R/DF/PI-3-4 papers relating to a War Damages Claim in respect of Hughes' factory, Birmingham, 1946-1950, R/AC/319; papers relating to Hughes' property in Birmingham 1949-1953; R/AC/H/20.

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