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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 O/094
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1867-1880
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Paton and Charles | soap manufacturers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Paton and Charles, soap manufacturers, were based at 148 High Street, Bow Common. The company was purchased by D. and W. Gibbs, Ltd, a soap manufacturer established in 1712.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Paton and Charles, soap manufacturers, comprising dissolution of partnership of Robert Charles the elder, Robert Charles the younger and Andrew Paton Charles in the business of Paton and Charles, soap manufacturers and the business of candle manufacturers at Paulsworks, 1867; licence to underlet manufactory premises in Bow Common, 1869; and mortgage for manufactory known as Pauls Works in St. Paul's Road, Bow Common, 1876-1880.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Three documents in chronological order.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to the Archive in 1949.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
July to October 2009

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