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Finance
This area contains the financial records of the company throughout the 20th century. It includes ledgers, cash books, operating statements, taxation records and balance sheets. A set of share certificates was sampled and a small portion retained as examples.
  • HOP/FN/1

    Ledgers Item

    1923-1996
    Valuation of investments & stock in and loans to other organisations. Also included are expenses, assets value, depreciation, reserves, tax and trading profit/loss accounts.

    Nominal & Depot Ledger Book 1923-1926
    Nominal & Depot Ledger Book 1926-1936
    Nominal & Depot Ledger (disbound - loose sheets) 1950-1962
    Nominal Ledger Book 1989-1995
    Commission Ledger 1899-1933
    Commission Ledger 1930-1937
    Ledger 1929-1934
    Ledger 1930-1932
    Ledger, 'General Journal', with columns labelled 'Sales Ledger', 'Bought Ledger', 'Impersonal Ledger', 'Depot Ledger'. Feb 1929 - Feb 1958
    'General Journal', with columns as above. Feb 1958 - Jan 1973
    Private Ledger 1966-1996
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  • HOP/FN/10

    Cash Forecasts and Cash Working Papers Item

    1991-1998
    Hopkinsons Limited.
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  • HOP/FN/11

    Insurance Valuations Books Item

    1926, 1983
    Inventory, Britannia Works, Huddersfield, 1926 (1 volume)

    Inventory and Valuation: Buildings, Plant and Effects (contents) 31 January 1983

    Buildings and Effects Valuation books, 31 Jan 1983, as follows:
    Birkby Lodge, Huddersfield, (2 volumes)
    15 Toll Park Place, Scotland (2 volumes)
    Grangefield Industrial Estate, Pudsey (2 volumes)
    Unit 5 and Unit 11, Lladough Trading Estate, Cardiff (2 volumes)
    Britannia Works, Birkby (1 volume)
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  • HOP/FN/12

    AOC Hopkinson Alliance Item

    1991-1997
    Based in Stonehaven, this company was an alliance between Hopkinson Engineering Services and AOC International, to win contracts for valve maintenance in the North Sea oil sector. Many aspects of company operations are included: sales pitch presentation, tenders, contracts (e.g. with Mobil) as well as Sizewell B contract information.
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  • HOP/FN/2

    Cash books Item

    1926-1976
    Ledger volumes divided into 'Staff Expenses', 'Private Cash books', 'Payments', 'Receipts'.

    Petty Cash Books (Staff Expenses):
    No. 1 (Account) Feb 1926-Dec 1930
    (Unnumbered) Feb 1931-June 1938
    No. 1 [sic] July 1938 - Jan 1951
    No. 2 Feb 1951 - Oct 1959
    No. 3 Nov 1959 - Oct 1963
    No. 4 Nov 1963 - May 1967
    No. 5 June 1967- July 1970

    Private Cash Books:
    No. 10 Dec 1932 - Dec 1936
    No. 11 Dec 1936 - Mar 1941
    No. 12 Mar 1941 - May 1944
    No. 13 June 1944 - Jan 1948
    No. 14 Feb 1948 - Sept 1951
    No. 15 Sept 1951 - Aug 1954
    No. 16 Sept 1954 - Jan 1957
    No. 17 Feb 1957 - Aug 1959
    No. 18 Sept 1959 - Nov 1961
    No. 19 Nov 1961 - Dec 1963
    Private Cash Book 1967 - 1973

    Cash Books - Payments:
    'J' July 1937 - Dec 1947
    'K' Jan 1948 - Jan 1962
    'L' Feb 1962- Oct 1968
    'M' Nov 1968 - May 1973
    'N' June 1973 - Aug 1976

    Cash Books: Receipts
    No. 31 March 1939 - Sept 1940
    No. 32 Sept 1940 - April 1941

    General Cash Books:
    1925-1942
    1966-1993
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  • HOP/FN/3

    Sales invoice book Item

    1990-1995
    Hopkinsons Ltd. ledger with annual sales summaries for individual products, purchases for the steel, bronze and platinum foundries, sootblower purchases, works purchases and 'other purchases' (eg stationery, insurance, timber for packaging), and material sales.
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  • HOP/FN/4

    Capital expenditure records Item

    1951-1996
    Capital expediture proposals and authorisation for buildings, plant and equipment. Initially in manuscript, later printed.
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  • HOP/FN/5

    Operating statements and reports Item

    1984-1997
    Hopkinsons Limited.

    Hopkinsons Non-Ferrous and Ferrous Foundries 1984-87; Hopkinsons Spares and Service 48 weeks to 29/12/89 for Northern S.E. Scotland and Midlands & West; Ferrous, Non-Ferrous, Sootblower Division, Actuator Division 52 weeks to 27/12/91; Weir Group report 1991; Financial Reports Mar 1990-Dec 1991, Mar 1992-1993; Monthly Accounts 52 weeks ending 31/12/93, 1994-1995, Hopkinsons 1994-95, Weir Group 1994-95; Financial reports Hopkinsons Foundries 1994; Hopkinsons Summary of results Feb 1994, Departmental Mar-Aug 1995, Non-Ferrous, Ferrous foundries 1992-95, Ferrous Foundry 1996, Sootblower & Actuator Division 1997
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  • HOP/FN/6

    Taxation and Rate Payment Records Item

    1927-1998
    Hopkinsons Ltd.

    Correspondence and financial records related to Hopkinsons payments of rates to the local authority and taxes.
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  • HOP/FN/7

    Balance sheets and profit and loss accounts Series

    1907-1982
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