- Register of members 1935
- Cash book, journal and ledger 1935-1939
- Journals 1939-1952
Records of County & District Holdings Ltd, property holding company, London, England
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
County & District Holdings Ltd was incorporated as a limited liability company in 1935 with its registered offices in Park Lane, London, England. The company had a share capital of £75,010 and its first directors were Gerald Glover and George Mayer, solicitors; Archibald Dodds, architect; George Wilson, a company director, and Sir Malcolm McAlpine, civil engineer. Malcolm held £1250 worth of shares in the company. In 1936, the company took out a mortgage agreement with the Gas Light & Coke Co Ltd , London, for the Fountain House property. The mortgagees were Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons (London) Ltd , civil engineering contractors, of which Sir Malcolm McAlpine was a director. In 1941, Robert Edwin McAlpine, Sir Malcolm's nephew, became a director of the County & District Holdings Ltd . By 1942, Malcolm and Robert had purchased the majority of the company's shares between them. The company appears to have been dissolved at some time after 1952 .
The material has been arranged into series as shown in the scope and content. Within series, items are generally arranged chronologically.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposit : Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd : 1985
Other Finding Aids
Digital and manual file level lists of the surviving records of Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, subsidiaries and related companies are available in the searchroom ref: UGD 254
Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S) 3111) and London (NRA32523)
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Held by Sir Robert McAlpine & Sons Ltd, Kettering. Transferred to Glasgow University Archive Services in 1985 during the preparation of the company history.
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Compiled by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 31 January 2003
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