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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2785
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1932-1948
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.33 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Couldrey Motors Limited
Couldrey Commercial Motor Company


Administrative/Biographical history:

Couldrey Motors Limited was based at 24-28 High Street, Clapham and its related company, the Couldrey Commercial Motor Company traded from 36 Station Road, Camberwell Green. The former company operated several garages in South London at a time when the motor trade was expanding rapidly.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Couldrey Motors Limited, 1932-1948, including memorandum and articles of association; director's meeting minutes; trading and profit and loss accounts; correspondence; sales returns; stock lists and property costs. Also records of the Couldrey Commercial Motor Company, comprising balance sheets and trading and profit and loss accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Couldrey Motors Limited: ACC/2785/001-027 Couldrey Commercial Motor Company: ACC/2785/028-031.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the City of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gifted to the archive in 1990 (ACC/2785).

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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