- Corporate records, 1961-1968;
- Shareholding records, 1962-1967;
- Financial records, 1958-1963;
- Patents and trademarks, 1962;
- Production records, 1960-1964;
- Sales records, 1960-1964;
- Staff records, 1961-1964;
- Licensed premises records, 1959-1963;
- Property records, c1960s;
- Promotional material, c1960s.
Records of Aitchison Jeffrey Ltd, brewers, Edinburgh, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 AJ
- Dates of Creationc1958-c1969
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.54 metresThere are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Aitchison Jeffrey Ltd , brewers in Edinburgh, Scotland, was registered as a limited liability company in 1961 , as a wholly owned subsidiary of United Breweries Ltd , to integrate the activities of John Aitchison & Co Ltd , Canongate Brewery, Edinburgh, and John Jeffrey & Co Ltd , Heriot Brewery, Roseburn Terrace, Edinburgh, production being concentrated at the latter site. United Breweries Ltd merged with Charrington & Co Ltd , London, England , in 1962 through a holding company, Charrington United Breweries Ltd , London.
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
Private records deposited by the owners
Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd
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Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 248 procedures
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.
This material is original
Fonds level description compiled by Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 2 December 1999. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Catalogue revised by Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 19 December 2001; Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 06 June 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 27 November 2008; Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 04 May 2012; and Laura Gould, Archives Volunteer, 16 November 2016.