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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4453/L
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1920-1958
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.7 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Welwyn Restaurants Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

Whitbread and Company was offered a majority sharehold in Welwyn Restaurants Limited in 1937 following the success of Whitbread's Improved Public House Company. This gave the Brewery a monopoly on supply to the Welwyn Garden City's five pubs. Welwyn Garden City is a planned town in Hertfordshire, founded in 1920.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Welwyn Restaurants Limited, mainly corporate and financial records dated from the 1920s through to the 1960s; including minute books from directors' meetings, Company registers, seal books and accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4453/L/01: Minutes; LMA/4453/L/02: Registers and ledgers; LMA/4453/L/03: Accounts.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the Corporation of London.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 2001 as a gift.

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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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