Catalogue description Supreme Court of Judicature: High Court of Justice, Companies Court: Registers of Petitions

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Reference: J 119
Title: Supreme Court of Judicature: High Court of Justice, Companies Court: Registers of Petitions
Description:

These registers of petitions from the companies court give the title of the petition, registered office of the company, names of the petitioners and solicitors acting on their behalf, nature of the application and brief details of the order made by the court. The registers are kept in two series, 'Winding up' and 'Chancery'. In the first are entered petitions concerning compulsory and voluntary winding up etc and in the second, applications for confirmation of reduction of capital, sanction of schemes of arrangement etc.

Volumes extend only to 1986, when the details they record were computerised.

Date: 1892-1986
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Supreme Court of Judicature, Chancery Division, 1875-

Supreme Court of Judicature, Companies Court, 1890-

Physical description: 115 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure

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