Southampton Turkish Bath Company Limited

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Southampton Turkish Bath Company Limited
Company baths: SOUTHAMPTON: Regent 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 41610/47278 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1873 Memorandum of Association: 7 November
Advertisement for the baths Objects include: to purchase the Regent Street establishment on terms to be agreed between John Rose (Lessee) and Proprietor thereof, and the Company; to improve the present Turkish Baths and to construct and provide Turkish, Hot and Cold Water, Shower, Hot air, Vapour lamp, and other baths.
Capital: 500 divided into 500 shares of 1
Buchan, Henry Joseph, JP (20 shares) Gentleman
Buchan, Henry Philip, Capt (5 shares) Gentleman
Hine, James Pelty (10 shares) Wine merchant
Lobb, Joseph, JP (20 shares) Banker
Parkin, Paxton William (5 shares) Solicitor
Robins, Henry Edward (10 shares) Solicitor
Steward, Charles Edward (10 shares) Clerk in Holy Orders
Shareholders include:
Beamish, Richard Pigott (10 shares) Gentleman of Cork
Rose, John (20 shares)
Registered Office: 17 Portland Street
Secretary: Joseph Lobb

1875 Shareholders include:
Beamish, Richard Pigott (50 shares) Gentleman of Cork
and 15 others holding 185 shares between them.

1876 Extraordinary Meeting: 7 February
Company cannot continue by reason of its liabilities
Liquidator: Edward Turner Sims
Agreement: Confirm provisional contract dated 6 January 1876 between Directors and Charles Frederick Deacon to purchase the Company's properties, leases, goodwill for 290

1880 Consent given: for new company to take same name, but added 's' to bath

1885 No returns were filed between the years 1876 and 1885
Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 28 April

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