- Memorandum and articles of association 1965;
- Amalgamation and liquidation papers 1963 -1966;
- Board minutes 1965;
- Annual reports and accounts 1962-1964;
- Debenture records 1967;
- Trust deeds 1963-1966;
- Manual of output and loss recording 1964;
- Pensions explanatory booklets 1960s.
Records of Charrington United Breweries Ltd, London, England
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- Dates of Creation1963-1967
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Charrington United Breweries Ltd was registered as a limited liability company in 1962 at 34 Davies Street, London, England to undertake the merger of Charrington & Co Ltd , London, and United Breweries Ltd , London, by an exchange of shares. In 1964 some 5,300 licensed properties were owned by the group. The company acquired Offilers' Brewery Ltd , Vine Brewery, Ambrose Street, Derby, Derbyshire, England , and Dunmow Brewery Ltd , Dunmow Brewery, North Street, Dunmow, Essex, England , in 1965; and Massey's Burnley Brewery Ltd , Bridge End Brewery, Westgate, Burnley, Lancashire, England , in 1966. In 1967 the company merged with Bass, Mitchells & Butlers Ltd , Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England to form Bass Charrington Ltd (later Bass plc ).
Source: Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds). The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records ( Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990 )
The material is arranged according to the Scottish Brewing Archive classification scheme used within all SBA collections.
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Copies of Board meeting papers 1965 at Bass plc, Burton-on-Trent, England
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The collection was previously housed 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.
Richmond, Lesley and Turton, Alison (eds). The Brewing Industry. A Guide to Historical Records ( Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1990 )
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Fonds level description compiled by Amanda Jackson, Scottish Brewing Archive Assistant, 3 February 2000. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Catalogue revised by Natalie Milne, Hub Archives Assistant, October 1 2001; Wiebke Redlich, Archive Assistant (Hub), 6 March 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 27 November 2008; and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 09 May 2012.