Correspondence and papers relating to finance, business, insurance and legal matters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 89015/2/7/18
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000041333.0x000001
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content


  • A deposit account book for National Provincial Bank Ltd. dated 1965-1967, showing deposits and withdrawls.
  • Letters from Solicitors Loxleys.
  • Bank of America cheque stubs in an envelope and a bank statement from Bank of America, 1961.
  • National Westminster Bank statements, 1975.
  • Letter from solicitor concerning purchase of Kettlebrook Meadows, 1953, plus a letter regarding visability on a junction, 1963.
  • Two accident insurance policies, with accompanying letter, 1961. Two letters relating to insurance policies, 1975-1977
  • Expenses invoice for Warner Bros, while filming Majority of One, 6/7/1961.
  • Invoice from Builder and Decorators, with details of work done, 1965 and a receipt for a delivery from New York.
  • Letters relating to the arrangements of Guinness's year out of the UK for tax reasons, letters relating to his shares and income tax, all from his accountants, 1963-1975.
  • Letters relating to M.C.A. shares and thier sale.
  • Letter from solicitors regarding arrangements for Alec Guinness's will.


  • Notes about Alec Guinness' will.
  • Invoices for jewelry, a drawing, an armchair, a remittance note for an order of books, and a stay at the Connaught, 1988-1998.
  • Letters from Gary O'Connor concerning his unauthorised biography of Alec Guinness, and advice concerning the matter from the solictors Loxleys.
  • Six letters congratulating Alec Guinness on beoming a Member of the Order of the Companions of Honour.
  • A draft page of an agreement letting the Guinness's flat out.
  • Also includes letters from Guinness's solictors Loxleys, medical bills, statements for royalties on video sales and requests for copyright permissions.

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Not Public Record(s)