Records of New Zealand Crown Mines Co Ltd, gold miners, London, England

Scope and Content

  • Registers of share holders c1914-1933
  • Ledgers 1910-1954
  • Journals 1910-1952
  • Cash book 1910-1953
  • Advices 1947-1949
  • Transfer receipts (unused), undated; dividend warrants 1933-1947

Administrative / Biographical History

New Zealand Crown Mines Co Ltd appears to have been established in c1896  in London, England. The company mined gold in New Zealand and by 1914 had a share capital of £2 million. The company appears to have still been in existence in 1952.


The material has been arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd : 1985

Other Finding Aids

Digital and manual file level lists of the surviving records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, subsidiaries and related companies are available in the searchroom ref: UGD 254

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 3111) and London (NRA32523)

Alternative Form Available

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Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.


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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 254/1 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd

Material in other repositories: no material associated by provenance


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Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 31 January 2003

No alterations made to date


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