High Street Turkish Bath Company Limited

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High Street Turkish Bath Company Limited
Company baths: BIRMINGHAM: 74 High 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 857/818C All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1878 Memorandum of Association: 20 April
Objects include: to operate Turkish Baths in Birmingham
Capital: 10,000 divided into 1,000 shares of 10

1879 Registered Office: 74 High Street (23 April)
Secretary: Thomas Purden
Baker, Charles (5 shares)
Critchley (50 shares) Ironfounder
Hassall, Henry Thomas (20 shares) Hot water engineer
Parkes, Thomas (5 shares)
Pearson, Joseph (10 shares)
Purdon, Thomas (5 shares) Accountant
Sibley (10 shares) Manufacturer
Simkin, Edward W (50 shares)
Stokes, S (15 shares)
Webster, Frederick (20 shares)
Webster, Henry (50 shares)
Wiley, William (10 shares) Manufacturer
Average number of shareholders: c.35 (14 June)

1880 Average number of shareholders: c.35 (18 April)

1881 Registered Office: 7 Waterloo Street (14 October)

1882 Registered Office: 39 Bennett Hill (18 April)
Undated letter: to the Registrar of Companies:

'...Company has not carried on business since 1882 in which year the mortgagee of the Company's premises entered into possession in consequence of the non-payment by the Company of principal and interest due to him.'

1886 No returns were filed between the years 1882-86
Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 3 September

This page last updated 04 November 2018


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