Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/038-08
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: SINGLO TEA COMPANY
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 14 production units.
Name of creator(s): Singlo Tea Co Ltd
The company was established in 1895 to take over existing tea estates in Assam and Dooars, India. It had offices at 60 Gracechurch St 1895-1912, 2A Eastcheap 1912-68 and 13 Rood Lane 1968-71. The Caparo Group took over its records in 1982.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Singlo Tea Company Limited, comprising constitutional documents and minutes of the Board of Directors and annual general meetings. The records are held off-site and therefore require 24 hours notice for access.
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:
Access by appointment only. Please contact 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:
The Caparo Group took over the archives when it took over the company and donated them to Guildhall Library in 1982. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
CLC/B/038-01: Assam Frontier Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-02: Budla Beta Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-03: Dooars Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-04: Empire of India and Ceylon Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-05: Empire of India Holdings Ltd;
CLC/B/038-06: Lanka Plantation Co;
CLC/B/038-07: Oriental Rubber Co;
CLC/B/038-08: Singlo Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-09: Singlo Holdings Ltd.
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.