Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/054
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: COLOMBO GAS AND WATER COMPANY LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 50 production units.
Name of creator(s): Colombo Gas and Water Co Ltd | 1872-1982
The company was established in 1872 at 11 Old Jewry Chambers. It moved in 1875 to 148 Gresham House, from 1958-63 at 167 Gresham House, and from 1964 at 69 Old Broad Street. It went into voluntary liquidation in 1974 and the liquidation was completed in 1982.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Colombo Gas and Water Company Limited, comprising constitutional documents, minutes and correspondence, share records, accounts and title deeds. It should be noted that CLC/B/054/MS14890 requires proof of identity to see.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
Conditions governing access:
Restricted access: please see staff.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
These archives were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Liquidator in 1974 and 1982. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
For a printed history see Fifty-Two Years of Gas Supply (CLC/B/054/MS14889).
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2010 to January 2011.