Records of W H Bauly Ltd, brewers' agents, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minutes of managing body, 1940;
  • Records relating to Directors' meetings, 1940–1961;
  • Minutes of members' meeting, 1921–1983;
  • Registers of shareholders, 1962–1983;
  • Annual return to registrar of company, 1974–1985.

Administrative / Biographical History

The company began as brewers' agents, Queen Street, Glasgow in 1921  , registering as a limited company under the name of W J Capes & Co Ltd with GBP 500. The first directors of the company were W J Capes , George Ritchie and W W Capes . Ethel Capes was appointed as a director on the death of her husband W W Capes in 1931-1932  . Ethel Capes and W J Capes resigned as directors in 1939-1940  with the company offices moving to Newcastle-upon-Tyne England .

By 1969  at the latest the company had become a subsidiary of Scottish and Newcastle Breweries , and in 1974  it became a subsidiary of Waverley Vintners Ltd ; themselves a subsidiary of Scottish and Newcastle Breweries . In W J Capes & Co Ltd 1981  changed its name to W H Bauly & Co Ltd , and existed as a dormant company only.


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

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Scottish & Newcastle plc.

Other Finding Aids

File level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

None which 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

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.


None expected.

Related Material

GB 0248 SNB: Records of Scottish & Newcastle plc.

Location of Originals

This material is original


Corporate records (see GB 0248 BAU 1).

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 Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archives Assistant, 17 December 1999. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 8 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001, and Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 10 June 2002.

Geographical Names