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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/46
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: STAR BREWERY
Date(s): 1947-1971
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.27 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Star Brewery Company Ltd | brewers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Star Brewery Company Limited of Eastbourne, East Sussex, was incorporated in October 1886. It was acquired by Courage, Barclay and Simonds in approximately 1965. The brewery ceased production in 1967.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Star Brewery Company Limited, including correspondence and papers; memorandum of association (Oct 1886) with articles of association (Sept 1966); draft agreement for sale to Courage, Barclay and Simonds 1967; papers relating to shares; and report and valuation for Courage, Barclay and Simonds.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Records arranged into one series: ACC/2305/46/001-006: Corporate Records.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

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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.

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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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