Records of Westburn Trust Co Ltd, property and investments, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Corporate records, 1928–1965;
  • Shareholding records, 1928–1965;
  • Financial records, 1928–1965;
  • Promotional material, 1963.

Administrative / Biographical History

Westburn Trust Co Ltd , property owning company, Glasgow, Scotland , was incorporated as a private company limited by shares on 22 September 1928  with a share capital of GBP 25,000 divided into 25,000 shares of GBP 1 each. The whole share capital of Westburn Trust Co Ltd was acquired by Maclachlans Ltd , brewers, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland , in July 1946  . The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1965  . No more is known about the company's history to date.


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

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposited by Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd.

Other Finding Aids

File level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

No physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use and condition of documents.

Appraisal Information

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

Custodial History

Unknown. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


None expected.

Related Material

GB 0248 GJM: Records of Maclachlans Ltd.

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material.

Additional Information

Description compiled in line with the following international standards: International Council on Archives,ISAD(G) Second Edition, September 1999 and 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.

Collection catalogued by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 22 November 2001. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 22 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 24 May 2002.

Geographical Names