Board of Trade: Companies Registration Office: Files of Joint Stock Companies Registered under the 1844 and 1856 Acts

Reference:
BT 41
Title:
Board of Trade: Companies Registration Office: Files of Joint Stock Companies Registered under the 1844 and 1856 Acts
Description:

This series contains the files of all Joint Stock Companies which were registered under the Act of 1844 and dissolved before 1856, and of those re-registered under the 1856 Act.

The files are likely to include some or all of the following:

  • name, purpose and address of the business;
  • names of the company's promoters and their solicitors;
  • a prospectus;
  • details of capital, issue and allocation of shares and balance sheets.

Date:
1844-c1860
Arrangement:

BT 41/1-781 comprise a general file sub-series and are listed in alphabetical order by company title.

BT 41/782-926 are for a railway sub-series and are listed in alphabetical order.

Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Physical description:
926 box(es)

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