Whitehaven Baths Company Limited

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Whitehaven Baths Company LimitedCompany
Company baths: WHITEHAVEN: Duke Street

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 3067/17478 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1882 Memorandum of Association: 13 October
Capital: 10,000 divided into 500 shares of 20; 1 on application; 1 on allotment; remainder as required
Ablett, E
Bard, J
Dees, James Gibson (Town Surveyor and civil engineer)
Dixon, T C (Merchant)
Fletcher, Henry
Helder, Agustus (Chairman of the Town Board)
Hodgetts, A
Jackson, John (Chairman)(Chairman of the Harbour Committee)
Jackson, T, MD
Jefferson, Robert
l'Anson, Francis, MD
Muriel, G J
Architect: Banks, Thomas Lewis
Solicitors: Brockbank, Helder and Brockbank
Secretary: Chisam, J
Facilities would include a swimming pool 54x30ft, with a second swimming pool if required, and "a Turkish bath, replete with comfort and luxury."

1902 Sale: Baths sold to Whitehaven Corporation (1 Feb)

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