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Company baths: CARDIFF: Guildford Crescent

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 550/2231 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1861 Memorandum of Association: 19 April
Capital: 2,500 divided into 250 shares of 10
Objects include: Provision of Swimming, hot and cold, vapour, Turkish baths and baths of any other description.
Registered Office: 1 Church Street (7 June)
Shareholders: c.80 shareholders with maximum holding of 10 shares; most hold between 1 and 5 shares; [cf Rochdale, but more middle class]

1862 Directors include: J H Insole (Ch)
Secretary: Thomas Waring (Architect of the Baths)
Establishment opened: 1 May 1

1866 Secretary and Lessee: Thomas Waring
5 year lease, at 4% on the capital
New cooling-room constructed 2

1867 c.72 shareholders (9 July)

1869 Directors include:
J H Insole (Ch)
Secretary: Thomas Waring 1

1870 Directors include:
J H Insole (Ch)
H J Paine
Secretary: Thomas Waring 1
Registered Officer: B Matthews 3
70 shareholders (8 November)

1873 Voluntary liquidation: 11 May

1882 No returns were filed between the years 1872-81
Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 7 March

This page last updated 25 August 2017

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