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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/63
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1936-1958
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.3 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Octagon Brewery Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

Octagon Brewery Limited, Martin Street, Plymouth, Devon, was established in 1861 by Joseph Godfrey. It was incorporated in January 1899. The company was acquired by H and G Simonds in 1954 and was in liquidation in 1955.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Octagon Brewery Limited, including Directors' minute book; Board agenda book; Annual and other general meeting minutes, including reports and accounts; register of seals and wages book.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/2305/63/001-005: Corporate Records; ACC/2305/63/006: Staff Records.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

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:

Further records have been deposited in West Devon Record Office. For papers about acquisition and liquidation see H and G Simonds, ACC/2305/60/034.

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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