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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/04-1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1897-1970
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2.5 linear metres (extent of all 3 Dartford Brewery subfonds combined).
Name of creator(s): Dartford Brewery Co Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Dartford Brewery was founded as "Miller and Aldworth", and from 1887 "Miller and Aldworth Limited". It was incorporated in July 1897 as "Dartford Brewery Company Limited". The Brewery was situated at Lowfield Street, Dartford, Kent.

The brewery was acquired jointly by Style and Winch Limited and the Royal Brewery Brentford Limited in 1924; and was therefore acquired by Barclay Perkins and Company Limited in 1929 when it purchased Style and Winch Limited and the Royal Brewery Brentford Limited.

The Brewery went into voluntary liquidation in 1970.


Scope and content/abstract:

Corporate records of the Dartford Brewery Company Limited, including board meetings minutes; annual general meeting minutes; stockholders' meetings minutes; registers of directors, secretaries, members, shares, mortgages and deeds; share records; articles of association; annual and half-yearly reports, statistics and accounts.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

The records of Dartford Brewery are arranged in 3 sub-fonds:
ACC/2305/04-1: Corporate Records;
ACC/2305/04-2: Financial Records;
ACC/2305/04-3: Property 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.

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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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