Company: Edwin Powell & Son Ltd

Registration number: 250905

Company name: Edwin Powell & Son Ltd
Dates in business: 1930-1975

Type of business: Drapers

Type of company: Private limited liability company 1930-1975

  • High Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

Company history

Edwin Powell & Son Ltd, Shrewsbury, was incorporated as a private limited company in 1930, although the business had been trading for some years previously. The company was bought by Della Portas Ltd in 1948 and run as a subsidiary company until the reorganisation of Della Porta's parent company, Hide & Co Ltd in 1957, at which point the two companies were amalgamated.

Records held for Edwin Powell & Son Ltd:

FRAS 1839
Title: Minutes
Date: 1930-1957
FRAS 1840
Title: Memorandums and articles of association
Date: 1930
FRAS 1841
Title: Balance sheet and capital share account book
Date: 1958/1959
FRAS 1842
Title: Annual accounts
Date: 1942-1949

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Della Portas Ltd
Dates of connection: 1930-1975
Connection type: Della Portas bought Edwin Powell & Son in 1948
Corporation name: Hide & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1924-1975
Connection type: Hide & Co was the parent company of Della Portas, who bought Edwin Powell & Son in 1948
Corporation name: House of Fraser Plc
Dates of connection: 1982-
Connection type: The parent company of Edwin Powell & Son Ltd and Della Portas Ltd, Hide & Co Ltd, was bought by House of fraser Plc in 1975

Access points: Retail trade - Department stores

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