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Records or histories of businesses and commercial companies usually do not give dates or places of births, marriages, or deaths. They do, however, contain names, addresses, company owners and shareholders, and financial information. Most sources discuss business and company dealings and general history.
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[[File:Bank of England EC2 & Royal Exchange EC3.jpg|right|thumb|Bank of England & Royal Exchange]]
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Records or histories of businesses and commercial companies usually do not give dates or places of births, marriages, or deaths. They do, however, contain names, addresses, company owners and shareholders, and financial information. Most sources discuss business and company dealings and general history.  
  
People who were involved in various occupations, trades, or businesses often appear in occupational records or commercial directories. See the "[[England Occupations|Occupations]]" and "[[England Directories|Directories]]" sections of this outline to learn more about these subjects.
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People who were involved in various occupations, trades, or businesses often appear in occupational records or commercial directories. See [[England Occupations]] and [[England Directories]] to learn more about these subjects.  
  
For a survey of the records of approximately 700 companies in England and Wales that began business between 1856 and 1889 and were still in existence in 1980, see:
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For a survey of the records of approximately 700 companies in England and Wales that began business between 1856 and 1889 and were still in existence in 1980, see:  
  
Richmond, Lesley, and Bridget Stockford. ''Company Records''. Aldershot, Hampshire: Gower Publishing Company Limited, 1986. (FHL book 942 U34r.) Each entry lists the history and extant records of each company along with a current address.
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*Richmond, Lesley, and Bridget Stockford. ''Company Records''. Aldershot, Hampshire: Gower Publishing Company Limited, 1986. (FHL book 942 U34r.) Each entry lists the history and extant records of each company along with a current address.
  
For help with locating English business records, write:
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For help with locating English business records, write:  
  
'''Business Archives Council<br>'''185 Tower Bridge Road<br>London, SE1 2UF<br>England <br>Internet: http://www.businessarchivescouncil.org.uk/about/statement/
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:'''Business Archives Council<br>'''185 Tower Bridge Road<br>London, SE1 2UF<br>England <br>Internet: http://www.businessarchivescouncil.org.uk/about/statement/
  
For more information about company records, see:
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For more information about company records, see:  
  
Watts, Chris T., and Michael J. Watts. "Company Records as a Source for the Family Historian''", Genealogist’s Magazine,'' June 1983, pp. 44–54. (FHL book 942 B2gm.)
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*Watts, Chris T., and Michael J. Watts. "Company Records as a Source for the Family Historian''", Genealogist’s Magazine,'' June 1983, pp. 44–54. (FHL book 942 B2gm.)
  
To find business-related records in the Family History Library, look in the&nbsp;Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:
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To find business-related records in the Family History Library, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:  
  
ENGLAND - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE
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ENGLAND - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE  
  
ENGLAND, [COUNTY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE
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ENGLAND, [COUNTY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE  
  
ENGLAND, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE
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ENGLAND, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE  
  
[[Category:England]]<br>
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[[Category:England|Business Records and Commerce]] [[Category:Business_records_and_commerce]]

Latest revision as of 20:33, 4 October 2011

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Records or histories of businesses and commercial companies usually do not give dates or places of births, marriages, or deaths. They do, however, contain names, addresses, company owners and shareholders, and financial information. Most sources discuss business and company dealings and general history.

People who were involved in various occupations, trades, or businesses often appear in occupational records or commercial directories. See England Occupations and England Directories to learn more about these subjects.

For a survey of the records of approximately 700 companies in England and Wales that began business between 1856 and 1889 and were still in existence in 1980, see:

  • Richmond, Lesley, and Bridget Stockford. Company Records. Aldershot, Hampshire: Gower Publishing Company Limited, 1986. (FHL book 942 U34r.) Each entry lists the history and extant records of each company along with a current address.

For help with locating English business records, write:

Business Archives Council
185 Tower Bridge Road
London, SE1 2UF
England
Internet: http://www.businessarchivescouncil.org.uk/about/statement/

For more information about company records, see:

  • Watts, Chris T., and Michael J. Watts. "Company Records as a Source for the Family Historian", Genealogist’s Magazine, June 1983, pp. 44–54. (FHL book 942 B2gm.)

To find business-related records in the Family History Library, look in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under one of the following:

ENGLAND - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE

ENGLAND, [COUNTY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE

ENGLAND, [COUNTY], [CITY] - BUSINESS RECORDS AND COMMERCE


 

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