Catalogue description Records of Chartered Companies

Details of Division within CO
Reference: Division within CO
Title: Records of Chartered Companies

Records of chartered companies relating to colonial functions entrusted to companies by the colonial Office. Records of the British North Borneo Company are in CO 874

Date: 1865-1949
Related material:

For microfilm records of the Hudson Bay Company see BH 1

For records of the Dutch West India Company see CO 116

For records of the New Zealand Company see CO 208

For the records of the Company of Royal Adventurers of England trading with Africa and successors see T 70

For records of the West New Jersey Society see TS 12

Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 1 series
Administrative / biographical background:

From time to time colonial functions which would normally be the concern of the Colonial Office and the local colonial government were entrusted to chartered companies, and the records of some of these companies are in the Public Record Office.

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