Records of Auchenwillan Holdings Limited

Scope and Content

  • Board of Directors' and Annual General Meeting minutes 1959-1996;
  • Corporate records including certificates of incorporation 1959-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

Company originally incorporated as The Light Railways Limited. Incorporating as Shields of Perth Limited on 25 Oct 1916 . Later incorporating to Auchenwillan Holding Limited on 5 Oct 1977 . Originally a textile concern the business was dormant for many years before becoming a holding company for a group of Indian tea companies. The company was dissolved in 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.