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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4435/C
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1928-1962
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.1 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Burge and Co Ltd | brewers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Burge and Company Limited was founded at Victoria Brewery, Victoria Street, Windsor, Berkshire, prior to 1840 when Burge and Burn began trading. Between 1866 and 1896 the company was managed by Alexander Shipley and then by Sir A W Shipley until his death in 1922.

The company was registered as a limited liability company in 1920 and was acquired by Meux's Brewery Company Limited in 1931. The brewery site was sold in 1935 and the company went into liquidation in 1962.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Burge and Company Limited, brewers, comprising Directors' meetings minute books, 1928-1930.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two minute books catalogued as LMA/4435/C/01/001-002.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the Corporation of London.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received as a gift in 2002.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

See L Richmond and A Turton, "The Brewing Industry: A Guide to Historical Records" (1990), LMA Library reference 60.43 RIC.

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:
November 2009 to February 2010

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