Catalogue ReferenceD/EX1489
TitleTalbot-Serpell Transport Co Ltd
Records of Talbot-Serpell Transport Company Ltd, Reading, road haulage contractors, and related companies
Date1855-1971
RepositoryBerkshire Record Office (code: GB 005)
LevelFonds
Extent1 vol, 13 bdls, 4 docs
Admin HistoryThe Talbot-Serpell Transport Company was founded in 1922 out of the road haulage business of Reading coal merchants G W Talbot & Son. Ebenezer Talbot, a sometime mayor of Reading, served as managing director of both companies until his death in 1935. The majority shareholder of the new company was biscuit manufacturer H O Serpell & Co of South Street, Reading.
AcquisitionPresented in January 1998 (acc. 6171); June 2010 (acc. 8599); February 2016 (acc. 9823)

Schedule of accessions
Acc. 6171: 1-2
Acc. 8599: 3-15
Acc. 9823: 16-18
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