Seven manuscript accounts varying in length from 9 to 14 pages each, dated 1790 and 1793 for two glass bottle factories, one at South Shields and the other at Bill Quay (now part of Gateshead) in County Durham. The inventories list figures for bottles, breakage, “soap ashes”, iron, coal, and instruments; also records stock, lists of creditors and debtors, expenses and profits.
- Title: Accounts, South Shields and Bill Quay bottle works, County Durham, 1790 January 11, 1793 January 1.
LWL Mss Vol. 211
Acquired July 2013