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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4453/H
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1901-2000
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 1.7 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Whitbread and Co Ltd | brewers
Whitbread Properties Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

Whitbread Properties Limited was formed out of the Forest Hill Brewery Company in 1929 and was based at the Saracens' Head Hotel, Beaconfield in Buckinghamshire, although later moved to The Brewery, Chiswell Street, EC1 (the main Whitbread offices).


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Whitbread Properties Limited, a subsidiary of Whitbread and Company Limited, brewers, including corporate registers, accounts and estate ledgers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4453/H/01: Registers;
LMA/4453/H/02: Accounts;
LMA/4453/H/03: Depreciation ledgers;
LMA/4453/H/04: Estate ledgers;
LMA/4453/H/05: Balance sheets;
LMA/4453/H/06: Annual general meetings.

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 in 2001 as a gift.

Allied Materials

Related material:

See LMA/4453/M for the Forest Hill Brewery Company Limited.

Publication note:

Histories published by Whitbread include: Whitbread's Brewery founded 1742: an illustrated history of the House of Whitbread (1934); Whitbread's Brewery incorporating 'The Brewer's Art' (1951); This is Whitbread (1979) and Monckton, Whitbread's Breweries: a chronological survey of the evolution of one of the oldest groups of breweries in Britain (1984).

See also L Richmond and A Turton, The Brewing Industry: A guide to historical records (1990), LMA Library reference 60.43 RIC.

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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