Sub-fonds MS 24/20 - Low & Bonar Engineering Ltd

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MS 24/20


Low & Bonar Engineering Ltd


  • 1910-1989 (Creation)

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12 volumes

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Biographical history

The General Hydraulic Power Company Ltd was incorporated in 1873. In 1961 it merged with Hugh Smith (Glasgow) Limited, Langley Alloys Limited and Brentford Transformers Limited and the name was changed to the GHP Group Limited. In 1968 it took over Counting Instruments Limited and in 1977 merged with the Low & Bonar Group Limited. In 1979 the name changed to Low & Bonar Engineering Limited.

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Scope and content

Directors minutes 1968-1989; general [shareholders, trustees, etc] minutes 1910-1988; register of directors and secretaries 1959-1989; seal book 1971-1985; share records 1963-1989; GHP/Grosvenor staff pension scheme committee minutes and trust deeds 1927-1988.


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Conditions governing access

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act (2018), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, 2018) and any other relevant legislation or restrictions. Clinical information is closed for 100 years.

Conditions governing reproduction

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges may be made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply; please check with the Duty Archivist.

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The records are on paper and include photographs. May require conservation

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MS 24/5 Bonar Hugh Smith MS 25/6 Bonar Hypower Ltd

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MS 24/20

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Description compiled in line with the following standards: International Council on Archives, ISAD(G) General International Standard Archival Description; International Council on Archives, ISAAR(CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997



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  • English



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