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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/53
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1912-1964
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.05 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Santovin Ltd | wine and spirits merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

Santovin Limited was incorporated in 1912. A holding was acquired by Yardley's London and Provincial Stores, off-licences chain, before 1928. A controlling interest was taken in Cambrunnen Table Water Company in 1929. Santovin was taken over by Courage and Barclay in February 1959. The company was in voluntary liquidation in September 1964.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Santovin Limited, wine and spirits merchants, comprising Directors' and general meeting minutes; copy minutes of Yardley's London and Provincial Stores and of Santovin about withdrawal of authority to sign cheques; copy special resolution of extraordinary general meeting and certificate of incorporation.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: ACC/2305/53/001-002: Corporate Records.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of an accession of records from Courage Barclay and Simonds, 1969-1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For papers about take-over see Courage and Barclay, ACC/2305/19/021; for declarations of trust and share certificates, 1959-1960, see Courage, Barclay and Simonds, ACC/2305/26/056; and for files of papers in liquidation see ACC/2305/26/076-077.

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:
November 2009 to February 2010

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