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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4434/P
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 196--1970
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.1 linear metres
Name of creator(s): William Perry Wine Merchants Ltd
Harveys of Bristol Ltd | drinks manufacturer


Administrative/Biographical history:

William Perry Wine Merchants Limited was formed in 1962 as the retail arm of Harveys of Bristol Limited, manufacturers of Bristol Cream. It controlled the off-licences owned by Harveys, including those of subsidiaries AJ Smith and Company Limited, Connolly and Olivieri Limited, Sidgwick and Cowell Limited, Matthew and Son Limited and Byron Gulliver and Sons Limited. William Perry Wine Merchants eventually controlled over 100 outlets nationwide.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of William Perry Wine Merchants Limited, comprising minute book of board meetings, directors' meetings and annual general meetings; register of members, directors and share certificates; annual returns and certificate of incorporation.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

LMA/4434/P/01/001: Minute book; LMA/4434/P/01/002: Register; LMA/4434/P/01/003: Annual returns.

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.

Allied Materials

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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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