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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2305/30-1
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Date(s): 1924-1970
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 12.42 linear metres (extent of all 7 Harmans Uxbridge Brewery subfonds combined).
Name of creator(s): Harmans Uxbridge Brewery Ltd


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Old Brewery, High Street, Uxbridge, was established in the early eighteenth century by George Harman. It was run as "Harman and Company" by Stanislaus Ronayne Conron and Alice Fleetwood Webb until it was incorporated in 1924 as "Harman's Uxbridge Brewery Ltd". It acquired R Halley Ltd in 1954. The company was taken over by Courage, Barclay and Simonds in 1962; the brewery was closed in 1964 and the company went into liquidation in 1967.


Scope and content/abstract:

Corporate records of Harmans Uxbridge Brewery Limited, including minutes, agendas and related papers; Directors' papers; papers relating to stocks and shares; trust deeds; debenture records; agreements; papers and diaries of the Company Secretary; agreements; debenture stock records; annual returns; articles of association; certificate of incorporation; register of seals; papers relating to acquisitions; financial correspondence; annual reports with accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The records of Harmans Uxbridge Brewery are arranged in 7 sub-fonds:
ACC/2305/30-1: Corporate records;
ACC/2305/30-2: Financial records;
ACC/2305/30-3: Sales records;
ACC/2305/30-4: Production records;
ACC/2305/30-5: Staff records;
ACC/2305/30-6: Property records;
ACC/2305/30-7: General records.

Conditions governing access:

Restricted access: please see staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of an accession of records from Courage Barclay and Simonds, 1969-1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Records of this brewery are also to be found with those of R Halley Ltd, ACC/2305/31: detailed cross-references have not been given in this list. For Harman family papers see also ACC/0180 and ACC/1402.

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 2009 to February 2010

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