Records of James Finlay Nile Limited

Scope and Content

  • Minutes 1968-1996;
  • Corporate records 1960-1999.

Administrative / Biographical History

Company originally incorporated as Debfor Limited 1 Dec 1947. Later incorporating as Orchid Laces 16 Oct 1991. Later incorporating as James Finlay Nile Limited 14 Nov 1991. The company was later dissolved 7 Aug 2001. The Company was acquired for its tax losses and was subsequently a holding company for some of the Group's tea interests before being dissolved on 7 August 2001.


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Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999and National Council on Archives, Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names

Scotland is the location of all place names in the administrative/biographical history element, unless otherwise stated.

Fonds level description compiled by Peter Morphew, Business Archive Cataloguer (James Finlay Ltd), January 2016.