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.
1923-1996Valuation 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, '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
Cash books Item
1926-1976Ledger 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:
Sales invoice book Item
1990-1995Hopkinsons 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.
Capital expenditure records Item
1951-1996Capital expediture proposals and authorisation for buildings, plant and equipment. Initially in manuscript, later printed.
Operating statements and reports Item
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
Taxation and Rate Payment Records Item
Correspondence and financial records related to Hopkinsons payments of rates to the local authority and taxes.
Balance sheets and profit and loss accounts Series
Investments and stock records Item
1926-1974Valuation of investments & stock in and loans to other organisations.
Also included are expenses, assets value, depreciation, reserves, tax and trading profit/loss accounts.
Share certificates Item
Cash Forecasts and Cash Working Papers Item