Records of James Finlay Investment Services Limited

Scope and Content

  • Board papers includes correspondence, minutes and business reports 1978-1995;
  • Secretaries' folder C3 includes agreements, allotments and certificates of incorporation 1978-1991.

Administrative / Biographical History

Company originally incorporated as  5 Apr 1978Finlay Ridgers. Later incorporating as  30 Mar 1982James Finlay Financial Services Limited. Later incorporating as  1 Apr 1991James Finlay Investment Services Limited. The company was dissolved  5 Dec 2012 . The company's purpose was the provision of financial services. James Finlay held a 92.5 per cent stake in this company before taking full control.


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Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures. Duplicates have been removed.


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Related Material

James Finlay Investment Holdings Limited GB 248 UGD 091/31.

Location of Originals

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Additional Information

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.