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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4453/U
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1929-1971
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.48 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Goodhews Ltd | brewers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Goodhews Limited was established in 1929 with R. & F. Goodhew and C.H.J Broadway joint managing directors. Registered Office in 1930: 10 Bridge Street, Westminster. R.V. Goodhew sold out of the company in 1932 and his shares were bought up by Watney, Combe, Reid and Company Limited. Whitbread and Company Plc purchased a majority interest in Goodhews (Holdings) Limited in 1982.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Goodhews Limited, brewers, consisting mainly of minutes from the meetings of the directors of Goodhews Limited and later the subsidiary companies of Goodhews (Holdings), Goodhews (Caterers), Goodhews (Inns), Goodhews (Castle Richmond) and the Cromwell Hotel (Stevenage) Limited. There are also papers relating to the formation of the Goodhews Company and the sale of R.V. Goodhews' shares in the 1930s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: LMA/4453/U/01: Minutes.

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 in 2001 as a gift.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See also records of Watney Combe Reid (references ACC/1399, ACC/2979, and ACC/0735).

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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