Records of Willingdon Meadows Estate Co Ltd, property company, London, England

Scope and Content

  • Register of members 1933

Administrative / Biographical History

Willingdon Meadows Estate Co Ltd was incorporated as a limited liability company in 1933  with its registered office on Pall Mall, London, England, and with a share capital of £500. The company was established to acquire a mortgage to acquire land in Willingdon, East Sussex, England , which could then be sold and developed. In 1933, the company acquired a mortgage of £18,315. The first directors of the company were William Hepburn McAlpine, Sir Malcolm McAlpine and Samuel McGavin. William and Malcolm were directors in Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons , civil engineering contractors, London, and Samuel was secretary to that company. Willingdon Meadows Estate Co Ltd appears to have been inexistance until at least 1942  .


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd : 1985

Other Finding Aids

Digital and manual file level lists of the surviving records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, subsidiaries and related companies are available in the searchroom ref: UGD 254

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 3111) and London (NRA32523)

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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures

Custodial History

Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.


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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 254/1 Records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd

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Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 3 February 2003

No alterations made to date

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