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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/H
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 193--1973
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.2 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Churchill and Williams Ltd | wine importers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Groot Constantia Wines Limited, importers of South African wine, were incorporated in 1938 with a registered office at 89 Upper Thames Street, EC4. Their registered office changed to River Plate House, Finsbury Circus, in 1939 and they began to work with a wine shippers and agents, Williams and Bertram Limited, who were based at the same address. In 1944 Williams and Bertram went into liquidation and was purchased by Groot Constantia Wines, who changed their name to Churchill and Williams Limited.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Churchill and Williams Limited, wine importers, including minute books of Directors' meetings and annual general meetings; register of members and share certificates.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4434/H/01/001-002: Minute books;
LMA/4434/H/01/003: Register;
LMA/4434/H/01/004/001-002: Share certificates.

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 and 2008.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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