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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/03-1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1900-1960
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.36 linear metres (extent of all 5 Camwal Ltd subfonds combined).
Name of creator(s): Camwal Ltd | mineral water manufacturer
Chemists Aerated and Mineral Waters Association Ltd
Cantrell and Cochrane (Southern) Ltd | soft drinks manufacturers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Originally the Chemists' Aerated and Mineral Waters Association Limited, a group of chemists established and incorporated in 1878. Based at 45 Gifford Street, Caledonian Road. By 1895 the company had factories in London, Bristol, Harrogate and Mitcham.

Acquired by Barclay Perkins and Company Limited in 1954. The company took over the operations of York Mineral Water Company Limited in May 1955; and merged with Cantrell and Cochrane in 1960 to form Cantrell and Cochrane (Southern) Limited. This company took over Mellersh and Neale Oct 1961 and acquired the factory and trade of R. Halley in September 1963. Finances used for Horselydown Property Investments (Developments) Limited 1967-1969.


Scope and content/abstract:

Corporate records of Camwal Limited, soft drinks manufacturers, including share records; articles of association and reports.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records of Camwal Ltd are divided into 5 sub-fonds:
ACC/2305/03-1: Corporate Records;
ACC/2305/03-2: Financial Records;
ACC/2305/03-3: Sales Records;
ACC/2305/03-4: Property Records;
ACC/2305/03-5: Public Relations.

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

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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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