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BEVERLYS LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/B
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BEVERLYS LIMITED
Date(s): 1899-1962
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.58 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Beverlys Ltd | tea and coffee dealers and wine and spirit merchants

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Black and Green Limited, tea merchants, were founded in 1899 in Manchester. In 1918 the company changed its name to Northern Tea Stores Limited; and in 1937 to Beverlys Limited. The memorandum and articles of association from 1943 describes the company as "wholesale and retail tea and coffee dealers and wine and spirit merchants" and lists stores in Manchester, Bolton, Oldham, Burnley, Preston and Southport. The registered office of the company was Palmer House, Mersey Street, Portwood, Stockport.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Beverlys Limited, including board meetings minute book, register of members, memorandum and articles of association, ledger and inventory. Also records of Northern Tea Stores, comprising register of members and register of transfers; and records of Black and Green, including board meetings minute book, registers of members, share registers and memorandum and articles of association.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Beverlys Ltd corporate records: LMA/4434/B/01/001-007;
Northern Tea Stores corporate records: LMA/4434/B/01/008-010;
Black and Green corporate records: LMA/4434/B/01/011-014.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received as a gift in 2002 and 2008.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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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