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COLOMBO GAS AND WATER COMPANY LIMITED

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/054
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: COLOMBO GAS AND WATER COMPANY LIMITED
Date(s): 1849-1975
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 50 production units.
Name of creator(s): Colombo Gas and Water Co Ltd | 1872-1982

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was established in 1872 at 11 Old Jewry Chambers. It moved in 1875 to 148 Gresham House, from 1958-63 at 167 Gresham House, and from 1964 at 69 Old Broad Street. It went into voluntary liquidation in 1974 and the liquidation was completed in 1982.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Colombo Gas and Water Company Limited, comprising constitutional documents, minutes and correspondence, share records, accounts and title deeds. It should be noted that CLC/B/054/MS14890 requires proof of identity to see.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

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

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection 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:

These archives were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the Liquidator in 1974 and 1982. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

For a printed history see Fifty-Two Years of Gas Supply (CLC/B/054/MS14889).

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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