Hull Turkish Baths Company Limited

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Hull Turkish Baths Company Limited
Company baths: Hull Turkish Baths Company Limited

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 5597/38973 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1893 Memorandum of Association: 2 June
Objects include: to acquire and take over as a going concern the goodwill and business now carried on at Kingston-on-Hull...under the style of POOL's TURKISH BATH'S. [sic]
Capital: 5,000 divided into 5,000 shares of 1
Registered Office: 4 Trinity House Lane
Bradford, George H (Dentist)
Foster, Robert (Land agent)
Newton, George D (Shipowner)
Pool, William (Coal merchant and Turkish baths proprietor)
Pool, William, The Younger (Laundry manager)
Turner, J L (Ironmonger)
Walker, J E (Accountant)
Secretary: J E Walker

1894 Registered Office: 12 Bowlally Lane (Walker's office)
Agreement: Pool to sell to the Company the Goodwill and the exclusive right to use the name of the Hull Turkish Baths Company, 'and to represent the said business in continuation of the said William Pool and in succession to him' for 5,000 comprising 3,500 in cash and 1,500 in shares.
Completion on 1 February

1895 Pool to be Managing Director for three years.

1901 Directors:
Blackburn, Frederick (Contractor)
Foster, Robert
Fuller, Charles (Baths manager)
Newton, George B

1902 Directors:
Blackburn, Frederick
Bradford, George H
Leigh, George (Insurance manager)
Poole, S G (Jeweller)
Smith, Henry (Merchant)

1904 Voluntary liquidation due to liabilities (4 October)
Liquidator: J E Walker
Sale of Turkish Baths by Liquidator [to William J Driver ?]

This page last updated 04 November 2018


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