Reference number
  • GML
Date
  • 1935-1953
Level
  • Collection
Description
  • This collection contains: petty cash books, 1949-1953; cash book, 1942-1951; sales ledger, 1935-1951; purchase day book, 1935-1944; purchase ledgers, 1935-1951; car storage accounts book, 1939-1944; other accounts books, 1935-1945; expenditure analysis books, 1944-1950; vehicle stock books, 1935-1950; correspondence relating to car storage, 1941-1944; other files and miscellaneous documents.
Extent
  • 6 boxes
Admin history
  • The firm specialised between the wars in Alvis and other quality used cars and was a British Salmson agent. The changed circumstances of the post-war period are reflected in its trade in reconditioned ex-service vehicles, including jeeps, acquired from government surplus sales and resold for commercial use.

    Reference: Catalogue to the collection.
Finding aids
  • A copy of this collection-level description is available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom. A file level catalogue is also available in paper format in the Centre's searchroom, at the National Register of Archives in London and in Chadwyck-Healey'ss National Inventory of Documentary Sources

    An authority record exists for Gatehouse Motors Ltd (GB 0152 AAR2209).
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
Access status
  • Open
Subject
  • Used car trade--Great Britain