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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/70
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1894-1963
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Charlton Brewery Co Ltd
Berryman, Burnell and Co | brewers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was established in 1844 by Francis Berryman who, with his partner, managed Bide and Berryman. In 1866 Charles R. Burnell replaced William Bide. From 1884 the company was known as Berryman, Burnell and Company. It was incorporated in 1886. The name was changed to Charlton Brewery Company Limited in May 1904. The company was acquired by Bristol United Breweries 1937 and with them by Courage, Barclay and Simonds in 1961. They ceased to brew in 1961 and entered involuntary liquidation in 1963.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Charlton Brewery Company Limited, including minute book of board, committee and annual general meetings and register of debentures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

These records are arranged in one series: ACC/2305/70/001-003: Corporate Records.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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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.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other records have been deposited in Bristol Record Office. For trust deed to secure debenture stock see Courage, Barclay and Simonds, reference ACC/2305/26/019; for declarations of trust and share certificates, 1947-1962, see reference ACC/2305/26/065/2-5; for 1961 survey see reference ACC/2305/26/074/2 (for another copy see Bristol Brewery Georges, reference ACC/2305/68/013); and for files in liquidation see reference ACC/2305/26/076-077.

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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