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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/G
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1924-1974
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Castle and Company Ltd | wine merchants


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Vintage Wine Company Limited was founded in 1924, holding its first meeting at St Swithins Lane, E6. The company operated as wine merchants and owned shops, bottling stores and cellars, particularly in the south of England. In 1925 their name was changed to Castle and Company Limited. In 1936 they aqcuired Town and Country Wine Company Limited. The Company number was 202362.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Castle and Company Limited, wine merchants, including minute books of board meetings, directors' meetings and annual general meetings; register of members; memorandum and articles of association; papers relating to shares and share transfers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In sections: LMA/4434/G/01/001-004: Minute books; LMA/4434/G/01/005-008: Other corporate records.

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 as a gift in 2002 and 2008.

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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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