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WANDSWORTH, WIMBLEDON, EPSOM AND DISTRICT GAS COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 B/WWG
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WANDSWORTH, WIMBLEDON, EPSOM AND DISTRICT GAS COMPANY
Date(s): 1913-1949
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.9 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Epsom and District Gas Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Epsom and District Gas Company was formed in 1913 as the amalgamated company of the Wandsworth and Putney Gas Light and Coke Company, the Mitcham and Wimbledon District Gas Light Company, and the Epsom and Ewell Gas Company by 2 and 3 geo.V, c.xlvii, Wandsworth Wimbledon and Epsom District Gas Act 1912.

In 1930 the company amalgamated with the Kingston Upon Thames Gas Company and then the Sutton Gas Company in 1931 when the name changed to the Wandsworth and District Gas Company. In 1949, was nationalised and placed under the control of the South Eastern Gas Board.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Epsom and District Gas Company, 1913-1949, comprising minutes of Proprietors and Directors meetings, agenda books, and papers relating to the Pension Trust.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

-Proprietors' Meetings, Minutes, B/WWG/II/001 -Directors' Meetings, Minutes, B/WWG/III/001-011 (indexes) -Agenda Books, B/WWG/V/001 -Wandsworth and District Gas Pension Trust Ltd, B/WWG/VIII/001

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited in 1977 (AC/77/013).

Allied Materials

Related material:

B/WPG: Wandsworth and Putney Gas Light and Coke Company


Publication note:

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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