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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/Y
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1949-1977
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.36 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Wine Ways (Supermarkets) Ltd | drinks retailer


Administrative/Biographical history:

The London Rubber Company Limited annual report on 1967, printed in The Times newspaper of 29 August 1967, reports that: "we have converted a number of our principal off-licences to a supermarket style of operation trading as Wine Ways (Supermarkets) Ltd., with concentration on a range of nationally advertised wines, spirits and beers offered at reduced prices". Presumably this subsidiary was later sold to the Victoria Wine Company.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Wine Ways (Supermarkets) Limited, drinks retailer, including directors' meetings minute books (including board meetings); register of members, directors and secretaries; papers relating to shares and shareholders; register of uses of the company seal; and financial accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged as one series: LMA/4434/Y/01/001-008: Corporate records.

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 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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