Records of Hamilton, Somerset & Company (London) Limited

Scope and Content

  • Minutes, 1955-1996;
  • Certificate of incorporation by MacKinlay & Co. (East Africa) Limited, 18 Mar 1963;
  • Certificate of incorporation on change of name from MacKinlay & Co. (East Africa) Limited to Hamilton, Somerset & Co. (London) Limited, 26 Jan 1968.

Administrative / Biographical History

Company incorporated as MacKinlay & Co (East Africa) Limited 1963. Later incorporating as Hamilton, Somerset & Co. (London) Limited Jan 1968. Company was dissolved 1998. The Company provided finance for other trading entities.


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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 Peter Morphew, Business Archive Cataloguer (James Finlay Ltd), January 2016.