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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/038-06
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1954-1967
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 1 production unit.
Name of creator(s): Lanka Plantation Co Ltd | tea growers


Administrative/Biographical history:

Lanka Plantation Company Limited was based at various City of London addresses. The company were tea growers in Ceylon. They were taken over in 1982 by the Caparo Group Limited.


Scope and content/abstract:

Minutes of the Lanka Plantation Company Limited.

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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