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Select list of British company histories: F - L

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Fairhursts architects: the history of a Manchester practice, William Whittam. Department of History of Art and Design, Manchester Polytechnic for Fairhursts, 1986. Shelfmark: YV.1988.a.1529

Farebrother: a property business over two hundred years, 1799-1999, by John Butland Smith. Shaun Tyas, 1999. Shelfmark: YC.1999.a.1376

[Ferranti] Centenary of Sebastian Ziani de Ferranti, D.Sc., F.R.S. ..Founder of Ferranti Ltd., 1882. Hollinwood, 1964. Shelfmark: X.611/187.

The Fife Coal Company Limited: a short history. By Augustus Muir. Leven, [1953?] . Shelfmark: 08277.m.3.

The Financial Times: a centenary history, David Kynaston. Viking, 1988. Shelfmark: YH.1988.b.793

[Firth & Brown] 100 Years in steel: being an account of the history and progress of the firms of John Brown & Co. Ltd. and Thos. Firth & Sons Ltd., from their earliest beginnings until the celebration of the centenary, 1937. Sheffield: T. Firth & J. Brown, [1937]. Shelfmark: 8233.d.53.

[Sidney Flavel and Co] How we build. Part I. 160 years: progress ... [A history of the firm]. Part II. The English fireplace. Wood, coal, coke & gas. Leamington, [1938]. Shelfmark: Mic.A.7122.(16.)

[Robert Fletcher and Son Ltd] 150th anniversary history of Robert Fletcher & Son Ltd. By C. G. Hampson. Manchester, [1974]. Shelfmark: 2703.bd.33.

History of Forbes & Walker, Ltd., 1881-1954. Containing some memoirs of past personnel. Compiled by N. D. Drury. Colombo, 1955. Shelfmark: 8232.l.4.

Fowlers Travel of Holbeach Drove, Lincolnshire: serving the Fens for 50 years: a pictorial survey of the company's activities, prepared by G R Mills for W H Fowler & Sons (Coaches) Ltd. MW Transport Publications, [1999?]. Shelfmark: YK.1999.a.9071

[Samuel French] Truly yours: one hundred and fifty years of play publishing & service to the theatre. French, 1980. Shelfmark: X.955/1375

John Fyfe: one hundred and fifty years, 1846-1996. Time Pieces Publications, [1996]. Shelfmark: YK.1996.a.21316

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Gales of Horndean: the Hampshire brewers: 150 years, Barry Stapleton. George Gale & Co, 1997. Shelfmark: LB.31.a.7241

Gellatly's 1862-1962: a short history of the firm. By George Blake. Blackie & Son, [1962]. Shelfmark: 8810.e.10.

[General Foods Ltd] The Food makers: a history of General Foods Ltd. General Foods, 1972. Shelfmark: X.520/7635.

[W. and A. Gilbey Ltd] Four in hand: a history of W. and A. Gilbey Ltd 1857-1957. Alec Gold. W. and A. Gilbey, 1957. Shelfmark: YA.1986.b.1596

[Gilkes and Gordon] On the development of water power. Centenary edition, 1856-1956. Kendal, 1956. Shelfmark: 08777.d.39.

A History of GKN, Edgar Jones. Macmillan, 1990. Shelfmark: YK.1991.b.294

[Glasgow Herald] Glasgow's Herald 1783-1983, Alastair Phillips. Drew, 1982. Shelfmark: X.800/42909

[Glasscock's Successors] One hundred and fifty years in the - noblest of all arts, by Cyril Heath. J.L. Glasscock's Successors (Bishop's Stortford) Ltd, 1977. Shelfmark: X.909/41590

[Glenfield & Kennedy] A Romance of industrial engineering. Glenfield & Kennedy, 1939. Shelfmark: 08230.c.29.

[Glyn, Mills and Co] Glyn's, 1753-1953: six generations in Lombard Street. Macmillan, 1953. Shelfmark: 08227.e.120.

GMS: a short history, 1925-1976, compiled by Robin Waldron. G.M.S. Syndicate Ltd, [1977]. Shelfmark: X.519/28049

[Gosnell & Co] Through the fragrant years: a history of the House of Gosnell,1677-1947. John Gosnell & Co, [1947]. Shelfmark: 8235.pp.23.

[Graig Shipping] Seventy years in shipping: some reminiscences of the history of Graig Shipping PLC, by Desmond I. Williams. Graig Shipping Group of Companies in association with Stewart Williams, 1989. Shelfmark: YK.1990.a.5177

Greene King: a business and family history, R.G. Wilson. Bodley Head, 1983. Shelfmark: X.809/63209

Greenwood & Batley locomotives: 1927-1980, A.J. Booth. Industrial Railway Society, 1986. Shelfmark: YK.1987.b.5722

Greeves: all off-road, road and road-racing motorcycles, Rob Carrick, Mick Walker. Osprey, 1988. Shelfmark: YK.1990.b.3158

[Gregory, Rowcliffe & Co] Number one: a history of the firm of Gregory, Rowcliffe & Co., 1784-1984, by Patrick Davis. Gregory, Rowcliffe & Co., 1984. Shelfmark: X.200/45089. Another copy, Shelfmark: X.200/45090

100 years of the Grimsby Evening Telegraph: the story of your local newspaper, [researched and written by Peter Chapman]. Grimsby & Scunthorpe Newspapers Ltd, 1997. Shelfmark: YK.1997.b.7515

The Guardian Life Insurance Company, 1860-1920: a history of a German-American enterprise, Anita Rapone. New York University Press, 1987. Shelfmark: YC.1988.b.8991

[Guardian Newspaper] Changing faces: a history of the Guardian 1956-88, Geoffrey Taylor. Fourth Estate, 1993. Shelfmark: YC.1993.b.5850

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John Haddon & Co's Centenary booklet. [London]: John Haddon & Co., 1914. Shelfmark: YK.1993.b.1940

[Harris, Marrian and Company] 'Cautious, Belfast': the story of the first fifty years of Harris, Marrian and Co. Limited, 1925-1975, compiled by Terence S. Duncan. The author, 1975. Shelfmark: X.510/15089

Harrison: a family imprint. London: Harrison & Sons, [1950]. Shelfmark: 11911.d.49.

[Harrods] A Story of British achievement, 1849-1949. London, [1949]. Shelfmark: 8229.pp.6.

The History of the Hathern Station Brick and Terra Cotta Company: manufacturers of attractive cinema fronts, Kevin Wheelan. Mercia Cinema Society, 1982. Shelfmark: X.622/16533

[Hawthorn Leslie] Power on land and sea: 160 years of industrial enterprise on Tyneside : a history of R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co. Ltd, engineers and shipbuilder, J. F. Clarke. [Clark Hawthorn Ltd], [1979]. Shelfmark: X.622/8009

Haynes: the first 25 years, Jeff Clew. Haynes, 1985. Shelfmark: YK.1988.b.238

[A Head Ltd] A Building firm steps out: the case history of A. Head, Ltd. [London]: The Builder, [1963]. Shelfmark: 8279.l.1.

Headley Brothers Ltd, 1881-1981: 100 years at the Invicta Press. Headley Brothers Ltd, [1981]. Shelfmark: 2719.x.14695

[Heal's] At the sign of the fourposter: a history of Heal's, by Susanna Goodden. Heal & Son, 1984. Shelfmark: X.429/16761

William Heinemann: a century of publishing, 1890-1990, John St John. Heinemann, 1990. Shelfmark: 2708.e.1682

Paddy Henderson: a history of the Scottish shipping firm P.Henderson & Company and other enterprises which sprang from the initiative and spirit of maritime adventure, 1834-1961, by Dorothy Laird. Printed by G. Outram, 1961. Shelfmark: V 26453: OIOC

The Highland Transport Company Limited, Highland Omnibuses Limited. The P.S.V. Circle, [1983?]. Shelfmark: WP.3345

[Hirst & Sons Ltd] History of C. & J. Hirst & Sons Ltd., fancy woollen manufacturers, Sunnybank Mills, Longwood, Huddersfield. Printed by Wheatley, Dyson & Son, [1942]. Shelfmark: X.322/2443.

[Hitchcock, Williams] Operation textiles: a City warehouse in wartime ... A short history of the firm of Hitchcock, Williams & Co., St. Paul's Churchyard, in the City of London, and the activities of their staff during the war years 1939/1945. [Hitchcock, Williams & Co, 1947]. Shelfmark: 8233.a.86.

[Hodgson and Co] One hundred years of book auctions, 1807-1907: being a brief record of the firm of Hodgson and Co. ... Chiswick Press, 1908. Shelfmark: 11900.c.61.

One hundred and twenty-five years of Holland America Line: a company history, by H.A. Dalkmann and A.J. Schoonderbeek. Pentland Press, 1998. Shelfmark: YC.2000.a.4910

Hollins and Viyella. A Study in business history. [By] F. A. Wells. David & Charles, [1968]. Shelfmark: X.519/6404.

[Holman Brothers] Cornish engineers. By Bernard Hollowood. Illustrated by Terence Cuneo, etc. Camborne, 1951. Shelfmark: 8764.i.14.

[Hoover] From peace through war to victory: the history of Hoover Limited from 1939 to 1945. [Hoover Ltd], [1946?]. Shelfmark: LB.37.b.395

A Short history of Henry Hope & Sons Ltd., 1818-1958. Smethwick, [1958]. Shelfmark: 7824.ff.6.

The Hovis Jubilee: a brief record of the Company's history between 1898-1948. (Written and compiled by the Chairman [i.e. A. H. Dence]). Privately printed, 1948. Shelfmark: X.320/5178

[Hudson's Bay Company] Empire of the bay: an illustrated history of the Hudson's Bay Company, Peter C. Newman. Viking Studio, 1989. Shelfmark: LB.31.c.2530

[Hudson's Bay Company] Highlights of the first 200 years of the Hudson's Bay Company. Peguis Publishers, 1976. Shelfmark: YA.1988.b.1114

[Hudson's Bay Company] The Honourable company: a history of the Hudson's Bay Company. McClelland & Stewart, [1949]. Shelfmark: YA.1988.b.1397

[Hudson's Bay Company] The Remarkable activities of the gentlemen adventurers of the great Hudson's Bay Company during the years 1670-1879. Oregon Book Society, 1977. Shelfmark: X:802/11045

[Hudson's Bay Company] Servants of the honourable company: work, discipline, and conflict in the Hudson's Bay Company, 1770-1870, Edith I. Burley. Oxford University Press, 1997. Shelfmark: YC.1998.a.2085

[Hughes Bolckow Ltd] Battleship wharf. [By] Horace White. [A history of Hughes Bolckow Ltd., shipbreakers]. [London], 1961. Shelfmark: 8278.ff.9.

[Hull Brewery Company] Barley, mash and yeast: a history of the Hull Brewery Company, 1782-1985, written, researched and compiled by Robert Barnard for the Local History Archives Unit. Hutton, 1990. Shelfmark: YK.1991.a.8815

[Hull Brewery Company] Illustrated history of the Hull Brewery Company Limited. Falcon Publicity, [1960]. Shelfmark: 8249.bb.56.

[Hunter & Foulis] A Hundred years of publishers' bookbinding, 1857-1957. Privately printed for Hunter & Foulis, [1957?]. Shelfmark: 667.r.25.

The Hunting history: Hunting plc since 1874, edited by Penelope Hunting. The Firm, 1991. Shelfmark: YA.1995.b.4840

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ICL: a business and technical history, by Martin Campbell-Kelly. Clarendon, 1989. Shelfmark: YK.1990.b.5158

[Ilford] Silver by the ton: the history of Ilford Limited, 1879-1979, Robert J. Hercock and George A. Jones. McGraw-Hill, 1979. Shelfmark: X.622/9145

[Imray, Lauri, Norie and Wilson] The Story of the Blue Back Chart. Compiled from notes collected from various sources by Elena Wilson. Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, [1937]. Shelfmark: 8231.h.7

[Inchcape Group] A History of the Inchcape Group. Inchcape & Co., 1977. Shelfmark: YA.1988.b.5660. Another copy, Shelfmark: V 20469: OIOC

[Inchcape Group] Two centuries of overseas trading: the origins and growth of the Inchcape Group, Stephanie Jones. Macmillan in association with Business History Unit, University of London, 1986. Shelfmark: YC.1986.a.3595. Another copy, Shelfmark: T 49017: OIOC

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Jardine, Matheson & Company: an historical sketch: being an account to show the circumstances in which the Company came into being and how it was consolidated over the last century. Jardine, Matheson & Co., [1960]. Shelfmark: YA.1987.b.166

[Jardine, Matheson & Company] Mandarins and merchants: Jardine Matheson & Co., a China agency of the early nineteenth century, W. E. Cheong. Curzon Press, 1979. Shelfmark: X.0700/317(26). Another copy, Shelfmark: T 34378: OIOC

Jenkins of Rotherham 1856-1981: 125 years of industrial history. Sessions, 1981. Shelfmark: X.800/33250

[Jersey Gas Company] Gas in Jersey 1831-1981: a brief history of the Jersey Gas Company, compiled by Roger Long. Jersey Gas Company, 1981. Shelfmark: YA.1988.b.6651

The History of Johnson and Phillips: a romance of seventy-five years. By Collin Brooks. Privately printed, 1950. Shelfmark: Cup.501.bb.6

[W. & A.K. Johnston ] One hundred years of map making: the story of W. & A.K. Johnston. [The Company], [1925]. Shelfmark: YA.1992.a.12879

Jones, Yarrell & Co, Ltd. bicentenary 1960. [London, 1960]. Shelfmark: 8278.i.25.

A History of the Jorehaut Tea Company Ltd. 1859-1946. By H. A. Antrobus. Tea & Rubber Mail, [1948]. Shelfmark: 08245.k.98. Another copy, Shelfmark: T 3435

George Jowitt & Sons Limited: a history, [George Jowitt]. George Jowitt & Sons, [1966]. Shelfmark: YA.1999.b.4707

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[G B Kent and Sons] A Short history of the House of Kent ... By Doris Woodall. London, 1959. Shelfmark: 8221.b.41. Another copy, Shelfmark: X.510/3528.

The Kenyon tradition: the history of James Kenyon & Son Ltd., 1664-1964. [By] Augustus Muir. W. Heffer & Sons, [1964]. Shelfmark: 8280.cc.4.

[Key and Whiting] 1799-1949: the years between. Key & Whiting, 1949. Shelfmark: 8232.a.111.

[Killick Martin & Company] The China bird: the history of Captain Killick, and the firm he founded, Killick Martin & Company. Conway Maritime, 1986. Shelfmark: YA.1993.b.9854

Ben Kilvington & Company, 1838-1988. Ebor, 1989. Shelfmark: YK.1990.a.3604

[W. Kingham & Sons] Our first hundred years. (Written by H. A. J. Lamb. With sketches by Marshall Barnes and Geoffrey Squire.). [Farnham,] 1952. Shelfmark: 8219.p.34.

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[Leslie and Godwin] Two's company: a history of Leslie and Godwin 1885-1985. Leslie and Godwin (Holdings) PLC, 1985. Shelfmark: YA.1994.a.13463

[Lever Brothers] Port Sunlight: the first hundred years, 1888-1988: the short history of a famous factory, by Edmund Williams. Lever Brothers, 1988. Shelfmark: YC.1990.b.2181

Liberty style: the classic years, 1898-1910, Mervyn Levy. Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1986. Shelfmark: YV.1987.b.384. Another copy, Shelfmark: YK.1987.b.5562

The Lilleshall Company Limited: a history, 1764-1964, W.K.V. Gale & C.R. Nicholls. Moorland Publishing Co. Ltd [for] the Lilleshall Co. Ltd, 1979. Shelfmark: X.800/29257

Linklaters & Paines: the first one hundred and fifty years, Judy Slinn in association with Debrett's Business History Research Limited. Longman, 1987. Shelfmark: YC.1988.a.7143

Lister's: the first hundred years, David E. Evans. Sutton, 1979. Shelfmark: X.809/44433

[Lloyd Attree & Smith Ltd] One hundred years: men's Lloyds wear. [Lloyd Attree & Smith], [1957]. Shelfmark: YA.1996.b.7626

[Lloyds Bank] 100 years: the story of Lloyds Bank in Guernsey, by Alan Barber. Bailiwick, 1987. Shelfmark: YC.1987.a.11467

Lloyds Bank, Robert McKee. Wayland, 1982. Shelfmark: X.622/14648

Lloyds Bank, 1918-1969, J.R. Winton. Oxford University Press, 1982. Shelfmark: X.529/48561

Lloyds Bank: a pictorial history with text and staff anecdotes, written and researched by Richard Hart. Farnon, 1989. Shelfmark: YC.1990.b.1167

Lloyds Bank in the history of English banking. Clarendon Press, 1957. Shelfmark: 08232.de.6.. Another copy, Shelfmark: 08232.de.6.

[Lockwood and Carlisle Ltd] A Chapter of marine history. By Eric N. Simons. Times Printing Co., [1962]. Shelfmark: 8278.pp.18.

Lomax: the first ten years: the story of the Lomax Motor Company, by Tom Lucas. Flyscreen, 1997. Shelfmark: YK.1998.a.762

[London and Lancashire Fire Insurance Company] After fifty years. [The Company], [1911]. Shelfmark: YA.1994.a.18870

London & Overseas Freighters Limited, 1949-1977: a short history, by Stanley Sedgwick, and a fleet list by Raymond F. Sprake. World Ship Society, 1977. Shelfmark: X.619/20064

[London General Omnibus Company] The Last years of the General, Ken Glazier. Capital Transport, 1995. Shelfmark: YK.1996.b.7322

[London Quaker Lead Company] Two centuries of industrial welfare: the London-Quaker-Lead Company, 1692-1905, etc. London, 1938. Shelfmark: Ac.2069/3.(19.)

The House of Longman, with a record of their bicentenary celebrations, by Harold Cox and John E. Chandler. Longmans, Green and Co., 1925. Shelfmark: 2719.x.12565

A History of Longworth Scientific Instrument Co. Ltd., by Sir Anthony Jephcott. Regency Press, 1988. Shelfmark: YK.1990.a.156

The Loughborough Road Car Company Limited: a history of the first bus service in the Loughborough district, by John Bennett. Kithead, 1993. Shelfmark: YK.1994.a.8829

The Lune Shipbuilding Company. Lancaster City Museum, [1988?]. Shelfmark: YC.1990.a.8521

[Lyle Shipping Company] From Cape to Cape: the history of Lyle Shipping Company, John Orbell with Edwin Green and Michael Moss. P. Harris, 1978. Shelfmark: X.800/26891