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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 B/LAN
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1873-1957
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): J J Lane Ltd | engineers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was founded by Joseph James Lane in 1848 to manufacture steam engines and boilers, The works, The Phoenix Engine Works, were situated in Cranbrook Street, Old Ford. Most of the company's products were for the laundry industry. The company was voluntarily wound up in 1957 when the site of the works was scheduled for redevelopment.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of J J Lane Limited, engineers, 1873-1957, including letter books, printed catalogues and brochures illustrating the company's products, Sales particulars for disposal of plant, machinery, stores and equipment on winding-up of company and article from journal "Laundry Record and Journal" giving brief history of company.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Five items arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

The whereabouts of records other than those described below is not known.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited on 22 Mar 1957.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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