Catalogue description Board of Trade: Companies Registration Office: Classified Index ('Classi Sheets') to Files of Dissolved Exempt Private Companies

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Reference: BT 95
Title: Board of Trade: Companies Registration Office: Classified Index ('Classi Sheets') to Files of Dissolved Exempt Private Companies
Description:

The Companies Registration Office classified index provides particulars of dissolved exempt private companies. They contain administrative summary information regarding the dissolved company. The summary information concerns mainly the capital and the area of the company work. These were maintained in paper format until 1986. From 1986, computerised databases were used to record the information: the STEM and PUBL databases.

This series is a hybrid series that contains paper and digital files (2525 volumes and 2 digital files).

Date: 1856-1990
Arrangement:

Paper records: ordered numerically in order of company registrations.

Digital records: provided by XML schema; please see Companies Dissolved in Annual Years from 1988: Digital Records.

Related material:

Companies Registration Office: Files of Dissolved Companies: BT 31

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 2527 volumes and electronic documents
Restrictions on use: BT 95/96-2525 require 3 days notice to produce. There is no restriction on the digital files.
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition:

Companies House

Selection and destruction information: In 1959 and 1960 the Particular Instance Paper Committee decided that sheets from the Classified Index in this series containing particulars of all dissolved exempt private companies' files both preserved and destroyed, should be kept.(A private company was a company having less than 50 shareholders, whose shares were not offered to the public and which, providing certain conditions were fulfilled under s129 of the Companies Act 1948, was exempt from furnishing balance sheets and accounts). See also OSP 25: The Regulation of Companies.
Accruals: Series is accruing

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