Rochdale Turkish Bath Company Limited

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Rochdale Turkish Bath Company Limited
Company baths: ROCHDALE: Church Stile / 71 Church Lane

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.

The company was set up in 1881 by reconstructing the co-operative Rochdale Subscription Turkish Bath Society.

TNA: PRO: BT31 2773/15121 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1881 Memorandum of Association: 11 March

Registered Office: 71 Church Lane (8 April)

Capital: 2,000 divided into 2,000 shares of 1

Duckworth, James (5 shares) Proprietor of grocery stores
Greenhalgh, James (1 share) Flannel merchant
Greenwood, Abraham (4 shares) Cashier
Moriarty, Samuel (2 shares) Solicitor's clerk
Poole, Henry (1 shares) Boot maker
Staley, Herbert (2 shares) Accountant
Whitaker, John (1 shares) Tailor and draper

Secretary: Allan Liley Mills

Solicitor: Henry Brierley

1886 Secretary: James Greenhalgh

Average number of shareholders: 244

1894 No returns were filed between the years 1892-4

1891 Secretary: Albert Hoyle

Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 22 June

This page last updated 14 November 2020

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