Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/202
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: SMITH ST AUBYN AND COMPANY LIMITED
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 265 production units.
Name of creator(s): Smith St Aubyn and Co Ltd | discount bankers
The company was established in 1891 and traded from premises at 3 Birchin Lane as discount bankers (1891-1910), and subsequently at 30-31 Clements Lane (1911-29) and 65 Cornhill, White Lion Court (1930-1986) . It was registered as a private company on February 26th 1932 and as a public company on June 30th 1943.
The Company was taken over in June 1986 by King and Shaxson of Cornhill, who retain custody of all the post-1960 records of Smith St. Aubyn and Company.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of discount bankers Smith St Aubyn and Company Limited, comprising ledgers and general ledgers 1891-1954, ledgers of partners' and trustees' accounts 1930-1939, trade acceptors ledgers 1927-1955, cash books 1891-1960, daybooks and rough daybooks 1891-1958, journals 1946-50, loans books and ledgers 1932-1952, private accounts loans and interest books 1931-1952, bills books 1891-1892 and 1933-1956, business and appointments diaries 1891-1959.
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.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
The records were transferred to Guildhall Library in October 1974 and catalogued by a member of Guildhall Library staff. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
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: January to May 2011.