AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

BAGSHAW AND COMPANY

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/B/020
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: BAGSHAW AND COMPANY
Date(s): 1854-1989
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 33 production units comprising 24 volumes, 3 files, 3 folders, 1 bundle, 1 box and 1 envelope.
Name of creator(s): Bagshaw and Co | chartered accountants

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

This firm of chartered accountants specialised in shipping insurance work and the audit of shipowners protection and indemnity associations. It was founded in 1835 by William Edward Bagshaw. Bagshaw's two sons were admitted as partners in 1891 and 1903.

The firm was called:
- Broom and Bagshaw (1835-54),
- Broom, Bagshaw and Westcott (1855-65),
- Bagshaw and Westcott (1866-7),
- Bagshaw, Westcott and Johnson (1867-76),
- William Edward Bagshaw (1876-80),
- Bagshaw and Co. (1880-1987), and
- Bagshaws (1987-).

In May 1991 the firm amalgamated with Moore Stephens. The firm was based at 70 Aldermanbury (1835-8), 35 Coleman Street (1839-78), 10 Moorgate (1878-81), St Michael's House, 1 St Michael's Alley, Cornhill (1881-1916), 6 Crosby Square, Bishopsgate (1917-19), 63 and 64 New Broad Street (1920-41), 17 St Helen's Place (1942-5) and 3 St Helen's Place (1946-).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Bagshaw and Company, chartered accountants, including partnership agreements; minutes of meetings; financial accounts; and personal papers of William Edward Bagshaw.

Access to records less than 40 years old should be sought from Moore Stephens (contact details may be obtained from staff).

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:

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: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The firm's archives were deposited in the Manuscripts Section of Guildhall Library in 1993. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.

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:
November 2010 to January 2011.

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Corporate Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"

Related Placename Search

* To search for other records with similar placenames, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"