UNITED STATES			
                   SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
                         WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

                              SCHEDULE 13G

               UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
			               INITIAL FILING
  
	                  
UNIVERSAL CORPORATION
(NAME OF ISSUER)
COMMON STOCK
(TITLE CLASS OF SECURITIES)
913456109
(CUSIP NUMBER)
10/31/2010
(DATE OF EVENT WHICH REQUIRES FILING OF THIS STATEMENT)

CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX TO DESIGNATE THE RULE PURSUANT TO WHICH THIS 
SCHEDULE IS FILED:

			(X)  RULE 13D-1(B)
			( )  RULE 13D-1(C)
			( )  RULE 13D-1(D)

*THE REMAINDER OF THIS COVER PAGE SHALL BE FILLED OUT FOR A
REPORTING PERSONS INITIAL FILING ON THIS FORM WITH RESPECT TO THE
SUBJECT CLASS OF SECURITIES, AND FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT AMENDMENT
CONTAINING INFORMATION WHICH WOULD ALTER THE DISCLOSURES PROVIDED
IN A PRIOR COVER PAGE.

THE INFORMATION REQUIRED IN THE REMAINDER OF THIS COVER PAGE SHALL
NOT BE DEEMED TO BE "FILED" FOR THE PURPOSE OF SECTION 18 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 ("ACT") OR OTHERWISE SUBJECT TO THE
LIABILITIES OF THAT SECTION OF THE ACT BUT SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ALL
OTHER PROVISIONS OF THE ACT (HOWEVER, SEE THE NOTES).



		
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1.  NAME OF REPORTING PERSON: STATE STREET CORPORATION
    I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSON: 04-2456637
    
    
2.  CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

    NOT APPLICABLE                                   A __

                                                     B __
3.  SEC USE ONLY

4.  CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS

5.  SOLE VOTING POWER
    0 SHARES
6.  SHARED VOTING POWER
    2,607,972 SHARES
7.  SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
    0 SHARES 
8.  SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
    2,607,972 SHARES  
9.  AGGREGATED AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
    2,607,972 SHARES 
	
10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN
    SHARES

    NOT APPLICABLE 

11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9
   
    10.96% 
	
12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

	HC


 
 	






 

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ITEM 1.

	(A)  NAME OF ISSUER
     
	     UNIVERSAL CORPORATION
 
	(B)  ADDRESS OF ISSUERS PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES

		1501 NORTH HAMILTON STREET
		P.O. BOX 25099
		RICHMOND VA 23230

ITEM 2.

     (A) 	NAME OF PERSON FILING
          
	    	STATE STREET CORPORATION AND ANY OTHER REPORTING PERSON 	
		IDENTIFIED ON THE SECOND PART OF THE COVER PAGES HERETO

     (B) 	ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OFFICE OR, IF NONE,
		RESIDENCE

         	STATE STREET FINANCIAL CENTER
		ONE LINCOLN STREET
		BOSTON, MA 02111
         (FOR ALL REPORTING PERSONS)

     (C)	CITIZENSHIP: SEE ITEM 4 (CITIZENSSHIP OR PLACE OF 			
	 	ORGANIZATION) OF COVER PAGES

     	(D) 	TITLE OF CLASS OF SECURITIES
     
	    	COMMON STOCK, $1.00 PAR VALUE PER SHARE
  	
	(E) 	CUSIP NUMBER:
     
	     913456109

ITEM 3.  	IF THIS STATEMENT IS FILED PURSUANT TO RULE 13D-1(B), OR
		13D-2(B), OR (C), CHECK WHETHER THE PERSON FILING IS A:

		SEE ITEM 12(TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON) OF THE COVER PAGE 	
		FOR EACH REPORTING PERSON AND THE TABLE BELOW, WHICH EXPLAINS 
		THE MEANING OF THE TWO LETTER SYMBOLS APPEARING IN ITEM 12 OF 
		THE COVER PAGES.
		
		SYMBOL	CATEGORY
		  
		  BK		BANK AS DEFINED IN SECTION 3(A)(6) OF THE ACT.
		  IC		INSURANCE COMPANY AS DEFINED IN SECTION 3 (A)(19) 	
				OF THE ACT.


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		  IC		INVESTMENT COMPANY REGISTERED UNDER SECTION 8 OF  
		  		THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940.
		  IA		AN INVESTMENT ADVISER IN ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 	 
 			   	13D-1(B)(1)(II)(E).
		  EP		AN EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PLAN OR ENDOWMENT FUND IN 
				ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 13D-1(B)(1)(II)(F).
		  HC		A PARENT HOLDING COMPANY OR CONTROL PERSON IN 
				ACCORDANCE WITH RULE 13D-1(B)(1)(II)(G).
		  SA		A SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS AS DEFINED IN SECTION 3(B) 	
				OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE ACT (12 U.S.C. 
				1813).
		  CP		A CHURCH PLAN THAT IS EXCLUDED FROM THE DEFINITION 
				OF AN INVESTMENT COMPANY UNDER SECTION 3(C)(14)OF 	
				THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940.	
					
ITEM 4.	OWNERSHIP

		THE INFORMATION SET FORTH IN ROWS 5 THROUGH 11 OF THE COVER 
		PAGE HERETO FOR EACH OF THE REPORTING PERSONS IS INCORPORATED 
		HEREIN BY REFERENCE. THE PERCENTAGE AMOUNT SET FORTH IN ROW 	
		11 FOR ALL COVER PAGES FILED HEREWITH IS CALCULATED BASED 	
		UPON THE 23,793,065 SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ISSUED AND 		
		OUTSTANDING AS REPORTED BY UNIVERSAL CORPORATION	IN ITS 	
		FORM 10-Q FOR THE QUARTERLY PERIOD ENDED SEPTEMBER 30, 2010.

		THIS REPORT IS NOT AN ADMISSION THAT STATES THAT ANY OF THE 
		REPORTING PERSONS IS THE BENEFICIAL OWNER OF ANY SECURITIES 	
		COVERED BY THIS REPORT, AND THE REPORTING PERSONS EXPRESSLY 
		DISCLAIMS BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF ALL SHARES REPORTED 
		HEREIN PURSUANT TO RULE 13D-4.	 	
 
ITEM 5. 	OWNERSHIP OF FIVE PERCENT OR LESS OF A CLASS

          NOT APPLICABLE

ITEM 6. 	OWNERSHIP OF MORE THAN FIVE PERCENT ON BEHALF OF ANOTHER
		PERSON.
         	
		NOT APPLICABLE













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ITEM 7. 	IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE SUBSIDIARY WHICH
		ACQUIRED THE SECURITY BEING REPORTED ON BY THE PARENT HOLDING
		COMPANY OR CONTROL PERSON

        	SEE EXHIBIT 1 ATTACHED HERETO

ITEM 8. 	IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS OF THE GROUP

          NOT APPLICABLE

ITEM 9. 	NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION OF GROUP

         	NOT APPLICABLE

ITEM 10. 	CERTIFICATION

         	BY SIGNING BELOW I CERTIFY THAT, TO THE BEST OF MY
KNOWLEDGE AND BELIEF, THE SECURITIES REFERRED TO ABOVE WERE
ACQUIRED AND ARE HELD IN THE ORDINARY COURSE OF BUSINESS AND WERE NOT 
ACQUIRED AND ARE NOT HELD FOR THE PURPOSE OR WITH THE EFFECT OF 
CHANGING OR INFLUENCING THE CONTROL OF THE ISSUER OF THE SECURITIES AND 
WERE NOT ACQUIRED AND ARE NOT HELD IN CONNECTION WITH OR AS A 
PARTICIPANT IN ANY TRANSACTION HAVING THAT PURPOSE OR EFFECT.
     
                         SIGNATURES


     AFTER REASONABLE INQUIRY AND TO THE BEST OF HIS KNOWLEDGE AND
BELIEF, EACH OF THE UNDERSIGNED CERTIFIES THAT THE INFORMATION SET 
FORTH IN THIS STATEMENT IS TRUE, COMPLETE AND CORRECT.

                         5 NOVEMBER 2010
                         STATE STREET CORPORATION
                         

                         
					/s/ JAMES J. MALERBA           
					EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, 
					CORPORATE CONTROLLER


                     
					 





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						EXHIBIT 1


	THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE IDENTITY AND ITEM 3 CLASSIFICATION 
OF EACH SUBSIDIARY OF STATE STREET CORPORATION, THE PARENT HOLDING 
COMPANY, THAT BENEFICIALLY OWNS THE ISSUERS COMMON STOCK. PLEASE REFER 
TO ITEM 3 OF THE ATTACHED SCHEDULE 13G FOR A DESCRIPTION OF EACH OF THE 
TWO-LETTER SYMBOLS REPRESENTING THE ITEM 3 CLASSIFICATION BELOW.

SUBSIDIARY								    ITEM 3 CLASSIFICATION
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY					 	BK
SSGA FUNDS MANAGEMENT, INC						   	IA
STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS LIMITED, LONDON			  	IA
STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS LTD MONTREAL			   	IA
SSARIS ADVISORS, LLC									IA


NOTE: ALL OF THE LEGAL ENTITIES ABOVE ARE DIRECT OR INDIRECT 
SUBSIDIARIES OF STATE STREET CORPORTION. BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP FOR STATE 
STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY IS REPORTED ON ITS OWN REPORTING PERSON 
COVER PAGE BECAUSE IT BENEFICIALLY OWNS MORE THAT FIVE PERCENT OF THE 
ISSUERS COMMON STOCK. DO NOT ADD THE SHARES OR PERCENT OF CLASS 
REPORTED ON EACH REPORTING PERSONS COVER PAGE OF THE ATTACHED SCHEDULE 
13G TO DETERMINE THE TOTAL PERCENT OF CLASS BENEFICAILLY OWNED BY STATE 
STREET CORPORATION, AS THAT WILL RESULT IN DOUBLE COUNTING OF CERTAIN 
SHARES.