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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1355
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1904 - 1905
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear meters
Name of creator(s): Moon, Beever and Hewlett | solicitors


Administrative/Biographical history:

Cuthbert Coates Smith of Herne Hill, engineer, and Bernard Edgar Aylwn of West End Lane, then Middlesex, engineer, traded as The Vaal Motor and Launch Company and were based at Eel Pie Island, Twickenham.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers collected by the solicitors in the course of their work, comprising an agreement settling a dispute as to boundary line dividing plot of land no. 22, owned by Edwin Brier Woodford, from plot no. 21, owned by George Allen Aylwin, on Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, 1904; and assignment of debt of 36 15s. 3d. due to George Slark from Cuthbert Coates Smith and Bernard Edgar Aylwin, carrying on business as motor boat manufacturers under style of The Vaal Motor and Launch Company at Eel Pie Island, Twickenham, 1905.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two items

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1976

Allied Materials

Related material:

For more records relating to the Vaal Motor and Launch Company see ACC/1072.

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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