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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/F
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 194--197-
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.85 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Valentine Charles (Holdings) Ltd | wine merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

In 1947 the London and Provincial Wine Company Limited of Aylesbury changed their name to Valentine Charles Limited and moved their registered offices to Bilbao House, New Broad Street, EC2. Two of the original shareholders were Charles Henry Jarvis and Valentine Harry Jarvis. The company owned several wine shops in south England. Company number: 292900.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Valentine Charles (Holdings) Ltd, wine merchants, including directors' meeting minute books; board meeting minute books; combined register of directors, shares and members; and share certificate books including preference shares, ordinary shares and fully paid shares.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4434/F/01/001-007: Minute books and registers; LMA/4434/F/01/008/01-10: Share certificate books.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright 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 and 2008.

Allied Materials

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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:
November 2009 to February 2010

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