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Record: Staff engagement books (FRAS 949)

Title: Staff engagement books
Date: 1893-1945
Reference: FRAS 949
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1   HF 8/11  
Physical description: 8 volumes  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

Series of books in which the details of new staff were recorded. Most of the staff appear to be managers and buyers. Details recorded include name, address and signature of employee, dates of entering and leaving employment, department, salary and commission, name of referee and cause of leaving. Folded inside some of the books are correspondence and individual agreements with staff

Record type: Correspondence, Personnel records

Function:

Records held within this series:

Title: Staff engagement book (1401 to 1600)
Date: 1893
Reference: FRAS 949/1
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/1  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Title: Staff engagement book (3201 to 3401)
Date: 1906-1918
Reference: FRAS 949/2
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/2   HF 8/11/1  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Title: Staff engagement book (3402 to 3602)
Date: 1918-1926
Reference: FRAS 949/3
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/3   HF 8/11/2  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

Title: Staff engagement book (3602a to 3752)
Date: 1926-1928
Reference: FRAS 949/4
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/4   HF 8/11/3  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

Title: Staff engagement book (3753 to 3901)
Date: 1928-1932
Reference: FRAS 949/5
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/5   HF 8/11/4  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

Title: Staff engagement book (3903-4052)
Date: 1932-1936
Reference: FRAS 949/6
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/6   HF 8/11/5  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

Title: Staff engagement book (4053-4200)
Date: 1936-1943
Reference: FRAS 949/7
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/7   HF 8/11/6  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

Title: Staff engagement book (4201-4243)
Date: 1943-1945
Reference: FRAS 949/8
Former reference: HF 51/5/2/1/1/8   HF 8/11/7  
Physical description: 1 volume  
Origination John Barker & Co Ltd

Scope and content:

There is an index of names in the front of the volume.

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