- Financial records, 1949–1951.
Records of Real Mackay Strong Ale Co Ltd, brewers, Glasgow, Scotland
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 248 RM
- Dates of Creation1949-1951
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description0.01 metres (1 envelope)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Real Mackay Strong Ale Co Ltd of Glasgow, Scotland , was set up in October 1948 and started trading in April 1949 . The authorised share capital was GBP 100 and the company was a wholly owned subsidiary of Glasgow bottlers Mair & Dougall Ltd . Mair & Dougall were in turn one of two bottling subsidiaries of James Calder & Co (Brewers) Ltd of Alloa, Scotland . The company produced "The Real Mackay Scotch Stout", "Scotch Strong Ale" and "Milk Stout" which were also intended for the export market. The Real Mackay Strong Ale Co Ltd became defunct sometime around 1953 as turnover and profits were very small. For the year 1950 the profits were at GBP 48 18s 9d.
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
Conditions Governing Access
Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd as part of the James Calder & Co (Brewers) Ltd collection.
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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.
This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures.
Unknown. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.
Location of Originals
This material is original
Dean, Paul, 'The Real Mackay Ale Company Ltd', Scottish Brewing Archive Newsletter No. 23, (Summer 1994).
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 Natalie Milne, Archives Assistant (Hub), 7 November 2001. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 21 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 16 April 2002.