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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/PH
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1659-1973
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Various


Administrative/Biographical history:

The documents in this collection relate to public houses owned by Courage Limited and various subsidiary or merged companies.


Scope and content/abstract:

Deeds and other legal documents relating to public houses owned by subsidiary companies of Courage Limited, including Ashby's Staines Brewery; Harmans Uxbridge Brewery; Harris' Knowle Green Brewery (taken over by Ashby's with half of its houses in 1903); Hodgson's Kingston Brewery and H and G Simonds.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The bundles of deeds, leases and papers which form this collection have been listed in alphabetical order of licensed premises, followed by brewery premises and then in alphabetical order of streets for unlicensed premises (or those not known to be licensed). Reference numbers or codes found on the bundles are included in this list as they may refer to property registers. The documents in the bundles have been numbered in the order in which they were found.

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 in August 1986, April 1987 and September 1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For others records of Ashby's see reference ACC/2305/61, for Harmans see reference ACC/2305/30, for Hodgsons see reference ACC/2305/15 and for H and G Simonds see reference ACC/2305/60.

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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