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SWAINE MINNET AND COMPANY {DISTILLERS} ('MINNITT'S TRUST')

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): B/SM
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: SWAINE MINNET AND COMPANY {DISTILLERS} ('MINNITT'S TRUST')
Date(s): 1778 - 1844
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.15 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Coare and Swaine | distillers
Coare, Swaine and Minnitt | distillers
Swaine, Minnet and Co | distillers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Previously known as Coare and Swaine, then as Coare, Swaine and Minnitt. By 1815 the firm was known as Swaine, Minnet and Company. The distillery was based at 8 Holborn Bridge, City of London. Upon the death of Mrs Mary Minnitt of Bruce Grove, Tottenham, a trust was established know as Minnitt's Trust.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records comprise mainly partnership, family and trust deeds. The inventory (1815) is particularly detailed account of the firm's distillery. Note: various spellings of Minnitt surname are given in the documents and in this catalogue.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English.

System of arrangement:

Arranged as follows:
B/SM/01: PARTNERSHIP;
B/SM/02: PREMISES;
B/SM/03: FAMILY AND TRUST.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in 1967.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Description compiled by Richard Wiltshire.

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:
August 2010.

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