Sheffield Turkish and Public Baths Company Limited

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Sheffield Turkish and Public Baths Company Limited
Company baths: SHEFFIELD: Norfolk Street

Please note: As handwriting is often unclear, names of shareholders are indicative only.
When accuracy is important, researchers should consult the original documents.
PRO references will be found at The National Archives (Public Record Office, Kew)


TNA: PRO: BT31 1286/3232 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1863 Memorandum of Association: 27 July
Objects include: 'to purchase the business of Frederick Smith, of Norfolk Street... proprietor of Turkish and other baths, and the Machinery, Plant, Fixtures, and effects relating to the said business.'
Capital: 5,000 divided into 1,000 shares of 5
Registered Office: 119 Norfolk Street (17 September)
Number of shareholders: c.80

1867 Number of shares taken up: 968 (9 September)
Major shareholder: Frederick Smith (200 shares) Manager of baths
Other shareholders with 50s, and 20s, but most with 10 or 6 each.

1876 Average number of shareholders: 50

1903 Winding up resolution: 18 November
Confirmed: 9 December


This page last updated 25 August 2017

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