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D. L. THOMSON AND COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/227-062
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: D. L. THOMSON AND COMPANY
Date(s): 1920
Level of description: Collection
Extent: One production unit.
Name of creator(s): DL Thomson and Co | stockbrokers

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

DL Thomson and Company were stockbrokers of 7 Drapers' Gardens, London, EC2. The firm appears to have been established in circa 1865 by David Lionel Thomson (born circa 1841), who was admitted as a member of the London Stock Exchange in December 1863.

The accounts refer to DL Thomson and Company (old firm) and DL Thomson and Company (new firm). From internal evidence it appears that the firm described as DL Thomson and Company (old firm) went into liquidation in 1920, but the firm described as DL Thomson and Company (new firm) continued to trade. DL Thomson and Company is listed in trade directories until 1928, after which date it ceases to appear.

DL Thomson and Company traded from 1 Pinners' Court, 1865-1866; 1 Shorters Court, 1867-1878; and 7 Drapers' Gardens, 1879-1928.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Liquidator's accounts for DL Thomson and Company, stockbrokers.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

1 envelope containing 12 sheaves.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

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:

The records were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library by the British Records Association in 1976. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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Related material:

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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:
January to May 2011.

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