Darlington Turkish & Swimming Baths Company Ltd

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Darlington Turkish & Swimming Baths Company Ltd
Company baths: DARLINGTON: Woodland Road

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 3171/18404 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1883 Memorandum of Association: 2 June
Capital: 2,000 divided into 2,000 shares of 1
Barron, Thomas Metcalfe (1 share) Solicitor
Clark, Edward (1 share) Spinner
Forster, Charles (1 share) Accountant
Forster, Joseph (1 share) Solicitor
Forster, William (1 share) Wine merchant
Maddison, Thomas Robert (1 share) Wine merchant
Wilkes, Joseph Kimber (1 share) Gentleman
Agreement: (i) of 26 May 1883 between Joseph Kimber Wilkes (Lessor) and John James Wilkes, as agent for the company, for taking lease '...used as Turkish and other baths with the outbuildings belonging thereto situate at the corner of Woodland Road and Portland Place Darlington aforesaid with the fixtures and fixtures as therein...'
Agreement: (ii) of 26 May 1883 between 'James Wright of Darlington in the County of Durham Turkish Baths Keeper Hair dresser Umbrella manufacturer and repairer' and John James Wilkes for the company 'for the purchase as a going concern and of business of hairdresser and umbrella maker and repairer and goodwill...'
Registered Office: Woodland Road (5 June)
Shareholders include:
Dale, David, (10 shares) JP
Luck, Robert Allen, (5 shares) JP
Pease, Arthur, (20 shares) MP
Pease, Joseph Whitwell, Sir (20 shares) Baronet

1884 Additional shareholders include:
Pease, Henry Fell, JP

1885 Sale Turkish Baths business sold to John Lye

1890 Extraordinary Meeting: Winding up (6 November)

1891 No returns were filed between the years 1885 and 1890

Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 17 November

This page last updated 04 November 2018


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