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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/036-09
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1919-1961
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 21 production units.
Name of creator(s): Tekka Taiping Ltd | tin mining company


Administrative/Biographical history:

Tekka Taiping Ltd was in business by 1914, but was reconstructed in 1919 when some of its properties went into liquidation and were transferred to a new company. Its registered office was Station Hill, Redruth, Cornwall, and its principal business was tin mining in Malaysia. The company was taken over by Camp Bird Ltd in 1956 and went into voluntary liquidation in 1958.


Scope and content/abstract:

The records of Tekka Taiping Limited, tin mining company, comprise Board and general minutes, cash books, journals, and ledgers. They are held off-site and therefore require 24 hours notice to access.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.

Conditions governing access:

Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

These archives, together with the archives of Camp Bird Ltd and of other Camp Bird subsidiaries, were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in May 1987 by the Official Receiver. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

CLC/B/036-01: Camp Bird Limited;
CLC/B/036-02: Abelheira Paper Mills Limited;
CLC/B/036-03: Boa Vista Spinning and Weaving Company;
CLC/B/036-04: Braco de Prata Printing Company;
CLC/B/036-05: Davis and Soper Limited;
CLC/B/036-06: Grahams (Lisbon) Limited;
CLC/B/036-07: Grahams Trading Company;
CLC/B/036-08: Reserved Assets Company;
CLC/B/036-09: Tekka Taiping Limited;
CLC/B/036-10: West European Industries Limited;
CLC/B/036-11: William Graham and Company;
CLC/B/036-12: William Graham Junior and Company.

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 2010 to January 2011.

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