Top: Olive Ashworth (nee Harrison) Payment Card, Yeadon.
payment card for Kay & Co Ltd, Leeds 11.
Kay's were a catalogue company
which had begun in Worcester around 1880, they expanded and eventually opened a
Leeds operation in the 1950s based at an old flax mill in Holbeck.
Temple Works, a copy of an Egyptian temple at Edfu.
Catalogues were supplied to agents twice a year covering a vast range of
merchandise, the agent (in this case a D Plews) would show them to customers.
Any goods ordered were delivered to the agent who would receive a percentage
commission on all items which he/she had sold.
The agent gave the customer a
payment card to record the weekly payments which were forwarded by the agent to
the catalogue company.
of a weekly payment card for goods purchased from Kay's catalogue.
spray (shower attachment?) had been bought by Olive Ashworth which cost £1.7.6d,
payments of 2/- per week were made over 3 months until the final balance of 1/6d