• Title
  • Reference
    D MS1087
  • Production date
    1910 - 1960
  • Creator
  • Creator History
    Born 1878, son of Thomas Wood, Manchester. He married 1st, in 1906, Sarah Gwendoline (d 1949), daughter of late William Henry Roberts, Colwyn Bay. They had one daughter, he then married, in 1953, Evylin Felton, widow of Sydney de Nyst Clark. He died 25 May 1960. He was educated at the Manchester Grammar School, and received a Knighthood in 1937. He was First Secretary to British Sugar Corporation, 1936–41, a Director, 1941–49. Senior Warden, Guild of Freemen of City of London, 1957–59. Intimately associated (pioneer) with British Beet Sugar Industry from its first introduction into this country. Publications (Jointly) Ministry of Agriculture’s Report on the Sugar Beet Industry at Home and Abroad, 1931 Clubs City Livery, Farmers’, United Wards
  • Scope and Content
    Consists of papers relating to Home Grown Sugar Limited, English Beet Sugar Corporation Ltd, Kelham Cottages Ltd, Ely Beet Sugar Factory Limited; Ipswich Beet Sugar Factory, Anglo-Scottish Beet Sugar Corporation Ltd; Second Anglo-Scottish Beet Sugar Corporation Ltd, West Midland Sugar Company Limited, United Sugar Company Limited, Central Sugar Company Limited, Yorkshire Sugar Company Limited, Shropshire Beet Sugar Company Limited, Lincolnshire Sugar Company Ltd, Second Lincolnshire Sugar Company Ltd, British Sugar Manufacturers Ltd, King's Lynn Beet Sugar Factory Limited, Stetten Patents Syndicate Limited, Sankey Sugar Company Limited, Anglo-Netherlands Sugar Corporation Ltd, British Flax and Hemp Growers Society Ltd, Fen Fibre Company Ltd, British Empire Producers Organisation, British Tobacco Growers Society Ltd, Orchard Sugar Company Ltd, Tate and Lyle Ltd, Wessex Flax Factory Ltd, Irish Sugar Company, includes correspondence 1910-1960; memoranda 1910-1960; accounts 1910-1960; reports 1910-1960; news cuttings 1910-1960; papers relating to Parliament and the sugar industry 1910-1960
  • Extent
    503 files
  • Level of description
  • Content person
  • Content Subject