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WANDSWORTH AND PUTNEY GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 B/WPG
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: WANDSWORTH AND PUTNEY GAS LIGHT AND COKE COMPANY
Date(s): 1834-1912
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.65 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Wandsworth and Putney Gas Light and Coke Company x Wandsworth, Wimbledon and Epsom District Gas Company

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The company was formed in 1834 and incorporated by Act of Parliament, 19 and 20 Vict., c.lxii, 1856, to serve the Wandsworth and Putney neighbourhood. It was amalgamated in 1913 with the Mitcham and Wimbledon District Gas Light and Coke Company and the Epsom and Ewell Gas Company to form the Wandsworth, Wimbledon and Epsom District Gas Company from 1 Jan 1913.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Wandsworth and Putney Gas Light and Coke Company, 1834-1912, comprising deed of settlement and series of minute books for Directors Meetings and Shareholders Meetings.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Shareholders' Meetings, Minutes - WB/WPG/II/001-004; Directors' Meetings, Minutes - B/WPG/III/001-008.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright 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:

Deposited in 1977 (AC/77/013).

Allied Materials

Related material:

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:
July to October 2009

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