Worcester Turkish, Swimming & General Baths Co Ltd

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Worcester Turkish, Swimming & General Baths Co Ltd
Company baths: WORCESTER: Sansome Walk

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 2109/9562 All unfootnoted information is taken from this file.

1875Prospectus for formation of company issued on 3 June
Registered Office: 31 The Cross (3 June)
Registered Office: 51 Foregate Street (18 December)

1876 Memorandum of Association: 5 June
Objects include: Taking lease of Sansome Walk Baths
Capital: 3,000 divided into 3,000 shares of 1
Bennett, William (Hosier)
Fisher, Joseph (Gentleman)
Hopkins, Thomas Meredith (Hop merchant)
Marcus, Frederick (Draper)
Munt, Henry James (Draper)
Skarratt, John Martin (Tailor)
Strange, William (Doctor of medicine)
Wood, Richard (Builder)
Shareholders include:
Hopkins, Thomas Meredith (50 shares)
and 67 others holding 558 shares between them

Lessor shall grant and the lessees shall accept a lease...known as The Sansome Walk Baths...together with the baths...as the same were late in the occupation of Barnabas Lett...for the term of 21 years...from 24 June 1875...for 60 per annum...payable quarterly.

The lessees to pay to the lessor on the signing hereof the sum of 30 as a consideration for the demise, and 30 for the fixtures, implements, and appliances, connected with the said Baths, as mentioned and set forth in the schedule hereto.

Manager: Barnabas Lett to remain as Manager
Secretary: F Everill

1877 Shareholders: Average number: 72, holding 683 shares

1878Extraordinary Meeting: Winding up by reason of liabilities

1885Dissolved under Clause 7(4): 8 September

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