Records of Colmown Property Co Ltd, property company, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Memorandum and articles of association 1947;
  • Minutes of members' meetings 1963;
  • Financial records 1950 - 1968;
  • Licensed premises records 1964 - 1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

Registered office, 161 Duke Street, Glasgow, Scotland . Colmown Property Co Ltd was a subsidiary of United Caledonian Breweries , Edinburgh, Scotland , and owned licensed houses and bars across Scotland. The first directors were A R McFadyen , W B Duthie , and P Scott , who acted as the company secretary. By 1963 J & R Tennent Ltd , brewers of Glasgow, Scotland , were the major shareholders in the company. Around 1965 there was a transfer of properties from United Caledonian Breweries , Edinburgh to Colmown Property Co Ltd . To date, no more of the company history is known. The company was dissolved on 24 August 1993  .

Sources: Companies House Website


The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd

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File level list available in searchroom

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

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures

Custodial History

The records were transferred from Tennent Caledonian Breweries head office to the Scottish Brewing Archive at Glasgow University. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


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Related Material

GB 0248 UCB : Records of United Caledonian Breweries Ltd


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Additional Information

This material is original

Fonds level description compiled by Alma Topen, Scottish Brewing Archivist, and Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 24 February 2000. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Catalogue revised by Natalie Milne, Hub Archives Assistant, October 1 2001; Wiebke Redlich, Archive Assistant (Hub), 16 January 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 28 November 2008; and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 09 May 2012.

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