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CRYSTAL PALACE DISTRICT GAS COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 B/CPG
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CRYSTAL PALACE DISTRICT GAS COMPANY
Date(s): 1853-1949
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 1.75 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Crystal Palace District Gas Company | 1854-1904 x South Suburban Gas Company | 1904-1949

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Crystal Palace District Gas Company served Norwood, Dulwich, Streatham, Brixton, Sydenham, Forest Hill, Beckenham, Bromley, Croydon, Lambeth and Anerley.

History:

Deed of settlement, 10 March 1854, registered 1854 under Joint Stock Companies Act. By deed of demise from Sydenham Gas and Coke Company, 16 August 1854, acquired that company's works. Incorporated by Act of Parliament, 1858. Name changed to South Suburban Gas Company from 1 August 1904. Nationalised in 1949 and placed under the control of the South Eastern Gas Board.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Crystal Palace District Gas Company, later called the South Suburban Gas Company, 1853-1949. The records include deeds of settlement, proprietors' and directors' meeting minutes and committee meeting minutes and a volume relating to a Parliamentary Bill, 1903.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Deed Of Settlement: B/CPG/I; Proprietors' Meetings, Minutes: B/CPG/II; Directors' Meetings, Minutes: B/CPG/III; Committee Meetings, Minutes: B/CPG/IV; Parliamentary Bill: B/CPG/VII.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

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:

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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