Records of Montgomerie & Workman Ltd, ship and insurance brokers, London, England

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Agreements 1900-1962;
  • Ship records 1881-1946;
  • Correspondence 1920-1951.

Administrative / Biographical History

The partnership of Montgomerie & Workman , shipbrokers and insurance brokers, London, England, was established in 1849  . The firm was incorporated in 1913  as Montgomerie & Workman Ltd , its name changing to Montgomerie & Workman (1920) Ltd in 1920. The company acted as the London agents of the Ellerman group of companies which included Ellerman City Line Ltd , Ellerman Lines Ltd , Ellerman & Bucknall (Steamships) Co Ltd , Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd and Hall Line Ltd .

In 2002  , Montgomerie & Workman Ltd existed in London as a non-trading company.

Sources: UGD 131/1/60/1/5 The Journal of Commerce: Ellerman Line Number (January 1953) and UGD 131/1/60/1/2 Ellerman brochure (c1948)

Arrangement

This material is arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, the items are generally arranged chronologically

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Gift : P&O Containers :London: 1992 : ACCN155*, 159*, 160*

Indefinite loan : 6 February 1992 : ACCN157*

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)3480) and London (NRA17571)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

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

Unknown

Accruals

None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 131/1 Records of City Line Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/2 Records of Ellerman Lines Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/3 Records of Ellerman & Bucknall (Steamships) Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/4 Records of Ellerman & Papayanni Lines Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/5 Records of Ellerman's Arracan Rice & Trading Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/6 Records of Hall Line Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/8 Records of Mossgiel Steamship Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/9 Records of Westcott & Laurence Line Ltd

GB 248 UGD 131/10 Records of Thomas Wilson Sons & Co Ltd

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Additional Information

This material is original

Amended by Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist (Cataloguing), 30 January 2008

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