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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/038-09
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1960-1970
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 2 production units.
Name of creator(s): Singlo Holdings Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

Singlo Holdings Limited was established in 1960 to acquire the entire share capital of Singlo Tea Company Limited. The company had offices at 2A Eastcheap 1960-68 and 13 Rood Lane 1968-71. The Caparo Group took over the records in 1982.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Singlo Holdings Limited, comrpising minutes of the Board of Directors and annual general meetings.

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:

The Caparo Group took over the archives when it took over the company and donated them to Guildhall Library in 1982. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

CLC/B/038-01: Assam Frontier Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-02: Budla Beta Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-03: Dooars Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-04: Empire of India and Ceylon Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-05: Empire of India Holdings Ltd;
CLC/B/038-06: Lanka Plantation Co;
CLC/B/038-07: Oriental Rubber Co;
CLC/B/038-08: Singlo Tea Co;
CLC/B/038-09: Singlo Holdings Ltd.

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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