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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/56
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: CHANDLERS
Date(s): 1935-1957
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.37 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Chandlers Ltd | brewers
Union Breweries Ltd | brewers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Chandlers Limited was incorporated in South Africa in 1902. It operated in association with Courage and Company from 1950. The name was changed to Union Breweries Limited, South Africa, in 1954. The company merged with South African Breweries Limited in 1956; whereupon Courage and Barclay withdrew from the partnership and the London committee was dissolved in 1957.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Chandlers Limited, brewers, including London committee minutes with agendas; papers about share transfers; list of ordinary shareholders, divided into London, South Africa and other registers; correspondence; memorandum and articles of association; financial accounts; reports and notes on accounts and plant; and forms of proxy.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: ACC/2305/56/001-013: Corporate and Accounting Records.

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 as part of an accession of records from Courage Barclay and Simonds, 1969-1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

For envelope of papers relating to Chandlers, 1946-1955, see Courage and Co. reference ACC/2305/08/026/13.

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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