Papers of Hornung & Co Ltd

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    Publisher West Sussex Record Office online cataogue

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    Food (non-cereal) processes > Sugar


    Scope & contentRecord Office information: 1890s-1980s Extent 64 boxes and 12 volumes

    Description The administrative records of Hornung & Co Ltd, empire builders, founders and owners of the Sena Sugar Estates in Mozambique, the Compania de Cha Oriental Estate in Malawi, sugar refineries in Portugal and the West Grinstead Stud in West Sussex, amongst other concerns.
    Comprises: memoranda and articles of association; statutory documents; minutes of Directors' and other meetings; annual reports; ledgers and financial records; copy letter books and correspondence files; African estate title deeds, plans and concession papers; sugar production charts and reports; 'African diaries', recording estate work and production on the Mozambican sugar estates; Stud record cards and racing files; family papers, including inventories of West Grinstead Park, the Hornung family home since 1913.

    Please note that the papers have been sorted but have not yet been catalogued; however, a detailed box list is available.
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