- Directors' meeting minute book, 1932-1964.
Records of the Buchanan & Co (Glasgow & Paisley) Ltd, owners of licensed premises, Paisley and Glasgow, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In Buchanan & Co (Glasgow & Paisley) Ltd 1932 was incorporated under the Companies Act 1929, becoming a limited liability company, with a capital of 11,000 GBP. Isaac King Buchanan was the acting chairman of the company and the same year William Younger & Co Ltd Edinburgh, Scotland, became major shareholders. When Isaac Buchanan died in 1934, Agnes White Kennedy was appointed as a director. The company owned two licensed premises: Halfway House, Paisley Road, Cardonald, Glasgow; and 64 Glasgow Road, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. By 1956 two other premises had been acquired: 8 Lawn Street, Paisley; and The Park Hotel , Monkton, South Ayrshire, Scotland. As the Monkton property did not make a sufficient return, it was sold in 1957. In May 1959 the company became a subsidiary of Scottish Brewers Ltd, Edinburgh. The history of the company is unknown from 1964 onwards.
Source: Directors' meeting minute book 1932-1954 (BU 1/6)
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The collection was previously stored with the rest of the Scottish Brewing Archive at Heriot-Watt University. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
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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 Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 3 February 2000. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005 by GUAS staff. Revised by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 20 December 2001; Wiebke Redlich, Archive Assistant (Hub), 6 March 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 19 December 2008; and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 04 May 2012. Lower levels compiled by Alma Topen, Senior Assistant Archivist (cataloguing), 28 November 2013.