Sources used in the Bibliography

The major source for this bibliography has been Francis Goodall, Bibliography of British Business Histories, Aldershot, 1987. 

Particular libraries, archives and online catalogues consulted

  • Barking & Dagenham Archives & Local Studies [Valence House Library]
  • Bedford Central Library
  • Bedfordshire & Luton Record Office
  • Bishopsgate Institute Library
  • Bournemouth Local Studies Library
  • British Telecom Archives
  • Calderdale Central Library
  • Cambridge City Library [Cambridgeshire Collection]
  • Camden Local Studies Library
  • Catalyst Museum
  • Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies
  • Centre for Business History in Scotland
  • Chartered Insurance Institute Library
  • Chiswick Local History Library
  • Copac
  • Cornish Studies Library
  • Dorset History Centre
  • Ealing Local History Centre
  • Enfield Central Library
  • Essex Record Office
  • Glasgow University Archives Library
  • Gloucestershire Archives
  • Greenwich Heritage Centre
  • Guildhall Library
  • Hertfordshire Local Studies Library
  • High Wycombe Library
  • History of Advertising Trust
  • Hounslow Local Studies Library
  • Huntingdon Public Library [Huntingdonshire Collection]
  • Huddersfield Central Library
  • Imperial War Museum Library
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales Library
  • Institution of Civil Engineers Library
  • Institution of Engineering & Technology Library
  • Institution of Mechanical Engineers Library
  • Islington Local Studies Library
  • Kensington & Chelsea Local Studies Library
  • King's Lynn Library
  • Lambeth Local Studies Library
  • Law Society Library
  • Kidderminster Library
  • Lincoln Central Library
  • London Metropolitan Archives
  • Loughborough Library
  • Luton Central Library
  • Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick Library
  • Newham Local Studies Library
  • Norfolk & Norwich Record Office
  • Norfolk Millenium Library
  • Northamptonshire Central Library
  • Peterborough Central Library
  • Plymouth Central Library
  • Plymouth & West Devon Record Office
  • Portsmouth Central Library
  • Richmond Local Studies Library [London]
  • Robinson College Library, Cambridge [Button Collection]
  • Royal Aeronautical Society
  • Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Library
  • Science Museum Library
  • Scottish Brewing Archive
  • Somerset Heritage Centre
  • Southampton Central Library
  • St Bride Library
  • Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich
  • Surrey History Centre
  • Swindon Central Library
  • Tower Hamlets Local Studies Library
  • Waltham Forest Local Studies Library
  • Wandsworth Heritage Services Library
  • Warrington Library
  • Westminster City Archives
  • Worcestershire Record Office [The Hive]

Particular publications consulted

  • Anon, Essex and Dagenham. A catalogue of books, pamphlets and maps, 1961, 202pp
  • Anon, Index to Theses. A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland since 1716, Expert Information Ltd. Accessed periodically from 2011
  • Anon, Middlesex Bibliography, 195--196-, unpaginated but extensive
  • John Armstrong et al, Companion to British Road Haulage History, 2003, 446pp
  • Bellanmy, Joyce, Yorkshire Business Histories. A bibliography, 1970,156pp
  • Board, Beryl, with Pamela Studd, A History of the County of Essex. Bibliography second supplement. 2000, 204pp
  • Business Archives, half yearly periodical of Business Archives Council
  • Carter, Kenneth, Catalogue of the Books  and Other Printed Materials on the History ... of Dorset, 1974, 183pp
  • Checkland, S G, Scottish Banking. A history, 1695-1973, 1975, 784pp
  • Cockerell, H A L, & Edwin Green, The British Insurance Business. A guide to its history and records, 2nd ed, 1994, pp224
  • Conisbee, L R, Bedfordshire Bibliography; with some comments and biographical notes, 1962, 333pp
  • Cordeaux, E H, & D H Merry, Bibliography of Printed Works Relating to the City of Oxford, 1975, pp377
  • Cordeaux, E H, & D H Merry, Bibliography of Printed Works Relating to Oxfordshire (Excluding the University and City of Oxford), 1955, 411pp, and A Bibliography of Printed Works Relating to Oxfordshire (Excluding the University and City of Oxford), Supplemenary Volume, 1981, 289pp
  • Creaton, Heather, Bibliography of Printed Books on London History to 1939, 1994, 809pp 
  • Darroch, Elizabeth, & Barry Taylor (eds), Bibliography of Norfolk History, 1975, 447pp
  • Goodall, Francis, Bibliography of British Business Histories, 1987, 638pp
  • Green, Rosemary A M, Bibliography of Printed Works Relating to Wiltshire, 1975, 162pp
  • Greenwood, John, Industrial Archaeology and Industrial History, 1985-99, 5 vols
  • Habgood, Wendy (ed), Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. A guide to historical records, 1994, 241pp
  • Hodgson, Henry W, Bibliography of the History and Topography of Cumberland and Westmorland, 1968, 301pp
  • Horn, Joyce M (ed), History Theses, 1971-80. Historical research for higher degrees in the universities of the United Kingdom, 1984, 294pp
  • Horn, Joyce M (ed), History Theses, 1981-90. Historical research for higher degrees in the universities of the United Kingdom, 1994, 319pp
  • Jacob, P M (ed), History Theses, 1901-70. Historical research for higher degrees in the universities of the United Kingdom, 1976, 456pp
  • Jeremy, David, Dictionary of Business Biography, 5 vols, 1984-6
  • Orbell, John, & Alison Turton, British Banking, A guide to historical records, 2001, 663pp
  • Orbell, John, Guide to Tracing the History of a Business, 2nd ed; 2009, 178pp
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • Powell, W R (ed), History of the County of Essex. Bibliography, 1959-90, 3 vols
  • Richmond, Lesley, & Bridget Stockford, Company Archives. The survey of the records of 1000 of the first registered companies in England and Wales, 1986, 593pp
  • Richmond, Lesley, & Alison Turton (eds), Brewing Industry. A guide to historical records, 1990, 485pp
  • Ritchie, L A (ed), Shipbuilding Industry. A guide to historical records, 1992, 206pp
  • Rowe, D J, Northern Business Histories. A bibliography, 1979, 191pp
  • Sainsbury, Frank, with Beryl Board & Shirley Dugan, History of the County of Essex. Bibliography supplement, 1987, 250pp
  • Short, D Mary, Bibliography of Printed Items Relating to the City of Lincoln, 1990, 540pp
  • Slaven, Anthony, & Sidney Checkland (eds), Dictionary of Scottish Business Biography, 1986-90, 2 vols
  • Smethurst, John B, Bibliography of Co-operative Societies' Histories, 122pp
  • Steward, A V, Suffolk Bibliography, 1979, 453pp
  • Turton, Alison, & Lesley Richmond (eds), Pharmaceutical Industry. A guide to historical records, 2003, pp561
  • Victoria County History of England
  • Wellings, Fred, & Alistair Gibb, Bibliography of Banking Histories, 1995-7, 2 vols
  • Zarach, Stephanie, British Business History. A bibliography, 2nd ed, 1994, 314pp