Records of Wypers (Glasgow) Ltd, licensed premises, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Corporate records, 1944–1964;
  • Financial records, 1962–1963.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wypers (Glasgow) Ltd , licensed premises, Glasgow, Scotland , was incorporated as a private company on 11 May 1944  with an initial share capital of GBP 40,000 divided into 40,000 shares of GBP 1 each. The main objects of the company were to carry out the businesses of wine, beer and spirit merchants, licensed victuallers, hotel, restaurant, café, tavern, refreshment room keeper and brewers' agent. The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1964  . No more is known about the company's history to date.


The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.

Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposited by Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd, March 1994.

Other Finding Aids

File level list available in searchroom.

Alternative Form Available

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

No physical characteristics that 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.

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with standard GB 0248 procedures.

Custodial History

The company's books and papers were handed over to J & R Tennent Ltd and assets transferred to West of Scotland Taverns Ltd. It moved to the University of Glasgow in 1991. Custody of the Scottish Brewing Archive was transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 2008.


None expected.

Related Material

GB 0248 T: Records of Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd; GB 0248 WST: Records of West of Scotland Taverns Ltd

Location of Originals

This material is original


No known publications using this material.

Additional Information

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), 22 November 2001. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 29 March 2012. Catalogue edited by Wiebke Redlich, Archives Assistant (Hub), 24 May 2002.

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