Company: Kings Fashions Ltd

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Company name: Kings Fashions Ltd
Dates in business: 1937-1957

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Private limited company

  • Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Management of company

The first directors of the company were Alexander King, the managing director, and Rose King. The secretary was James Steel. In August 1940, the directors sold their shareholdings to Hugh Fraser of Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd and resigned. Hugh Fraser was thereupon appointed chairman and managing director of the company and Robert G. Keenan was appointed secretary.

Company history

Kings Fashions Ltd, drapers, was incorporated in 1937 with registered premises at 251 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. In August 1940, it was acquired by Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd, drapers, of Glasgow. In December 1947, following the liquidation of Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd, Kings Fashions Ltd, together with other assets of Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd, was transferred to House of Fraser Ltd. Kings Fashions Ltd went into liquidation on 15 November 1957.

Records held for Kings Fashions Ltd:

Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors and of general meetings of shareholders
Date: 1937-1947
Title: Private ledger
Date: 1940-1947
Title: Journal
Date: 1940-1947
FRAS 749
Title: Salaries book
Date: 1941-1944
Includes salaries for employees of Kings Fashions Ltd 1941-1944.

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1940-1947
Connection type: Kings Fashions Ltd was acquired by Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd in 1940.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1947-1957
Connection type: Kings Fashions Ltd, as an asset of Fraser, Sons & Co Ltd, was transferred to House of Fraser Ltd in 1947.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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