Herriott's Turkish Bath Company Limited

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Herriott's Turkish Bath Company Limited
Company baths: MANCHESTER: 10 South Parade
MANCHESTER: Stevenson Square

As handwriting is often unclear, all name transcriptions below are indicative only.
When accuracy is important, the original documents should be consulted.
PRO (Public Record Office) documents are at The National Archives, Kew.

TNA: PRO: BT31 5326/36477 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1892 Memorandum of Association: 20 May
Objects include: to acquire the business of William Mosdell in the City of Manchester
Capital: 5,000 divided into 5000 shares of 1
Subscribers and Directors:
Ellis, Robert (1 share) Merchant
Herriott, William Mosdell (1 share) Turkish baths proprietor
Lightfoot, Robert (1 share) Plumber
Lyon, Charles Sturges (1 share) Merchant
Pilcher, Jesse (1 share) Merchant
Southern, James Bancroft (1 share) Builder
Sparks, William T (1 share) Gentleman
Registered Office: 10 South Parade (31 May)
Secretary: Alfred Herbert Pownall
Agreement: between William Mosdell Herriott and the company to carry on the business at South Parade and Stevenson Square 'both in the said city'

1. Vendor sells goodwill, name, plant, machinery on 20 May 1892;

2. Consideration: 3,867.9.7 including 500 for Goodwill; 657.9.7 to be paid in cash, with 3,212 ordinary shares numbered 1 to 3,212;

3. Vendor shall not set up a similar business withing 40 miles of Manchester;

8. From 20 May 1892, 'Vendor shall be deemed to have been carrying on the said business on behalf of the company...'

Shareholders include:
Garner, William (109 shares) Boilermaker
Grundy, Robert Ellis (200 preference shares) Merchant
Herriott, Alice Williams (17 shares) Spinster
Herriott, Bassalisa Harriet (530 shares) Spinster
Lightfoot, Robert, Executors of (153 shares)
Manchester City News Co Ltd (4 shares)
Pilcher, Jesse (356 shares and 50 preference shares)
Southern, James Bancroft (191 shares)
Sparks, William T (125 shares)

1907 Extraordinary Meeting: 1 June Winding up
Liquidator: Alfred Herbert Pownal
Sale of Turkish Baths to Charles Close.

1908 Winding up: Meeting. No quorum (18 March)

1911 Winding up: 242(5) (10 March)

This page last updated 04 November 2018


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