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62861 Subvention payments to Lyons subsidiary companies, Apr-Jul 1962

File of correspondence and draft agreements re: subvention payments made between various subsidiaries of J. Lyons & Co, including to cover the loss sustained by LEO Computers Ltd at year end 31st Mar 1962. Comprises:
- Draft agreement, undated, for payment of a subvention by W.H & F.J Horniman, another Lyons subsidiary, to LEO Computers Ltd 'towards reimbursement of the loss sustained by LEO Computers Ltd for the year ended 31st March 1962';
- Draft agreement, undated, for payment of a subvention by Black & Green Ltd (another Lyons subsidiary, changed by annotation from 'Pleasure Foods Ltd') to LEO Computers Ltd; 
- Memo from R.W. Kershaw (W.H. & F.J Horniman & Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Lyons) to M.A. Holmyard (Secretary's Office, Lyons) enclosing the requested subvention payment, 25th May 1962; 
- Internal Lyons memo from F. Aldred (Chief Accountant's Office) to M.A. Holmyard (Secretary's Office), 1st June 1962; 
- Copy letter from M.A. Holmyard (Assistant Secretary, Lyons) to R.W. Kershaw (W.H. & F.J Horniman), 15th June 1962; 
- Letter from R.W. Kershaw (W.H. & F.J Horniman) to M.A. Holmyard (Secretary's Office, Lyons) enclosing an agreement re: the Subvention Payment to LEO Computers, 16th June 1962; 
- Copy letter from M.A. Holmyard (Assistant Secretary, Lyons) to R.W. Kershaw (W.H. & F.J Horniman), 19th June 1962; 
- Letter from R.W. Kershaw (W.H. & F.J Horniman) to M.A. Holmyard (Secretary's Office, Lyons) confirming Horniman were now arranging for the subvention payment to be made to LEO Computers, 20th June 1962; 
- Internal Lyons memo from M.A. Holmyard to H.W. Driver re: subvention payments from Pleasure Foods and W.H & F.J Horniman, 21st June 1962; 
- Draft agreement, undated, for payment of a subvention by Pleasure Foods (originally W.H & F.J Horniman, crossed out in pencil), to Massarella Ice Cream Company Ltd (originally LEO Computers Ltd, again crossed out in pencil) 'towards reimbursement of the loss sustained by M[asserella] for the year ended 31st March 1962'; 
- Two internal Lyons memos from M.A. Holmyard to H. Driver and F. Aldred respectively re: subvention payment by Black & Green Ltd (subsidiary of Lyons) to LEO Computers, 17th Jul 1962.

Date : April 1962 to July 1962

Physical Description : Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).

Provenance :
Collected by Peter Bird as part of his research for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994).



Archive References : CMLEO/PB/CS/19620331 , PJB/2/7/132-133,138-139,142-144,146-147,149,157-158 , DCMLEO20201028132-133,138-139,142-144,146-147,149,157-158

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH62861. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
 
Article: 62861 Subvention payments to Lyons subsidiary companies, Apr-Jul 1962

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