Company: Dallas's Colosseum Ltd Walter Wilson & Co (Glasgow) Ltd

Company name: Dallas's Colosseum Ltd
Dates in business: 1938-1957

Earlier name: Company name: Walter Wilson & Co (Glasgow) Ltd
Dates in business: 1919-1938

Type of business: department store retailers

Type of company: Private limited liability company

  • Jamaica Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Company history

Walter Wilson & Co (Glasgow) Ltd was incorporated in May 1919 to carry on the millinery business of the Grand Colosseum Warehouse Co in Glasgow. The company's registered offices were at 60 Jamaica Street, Glasgow. In August 1936, the company was taken over by Dallas's Ltd, drapers, of Glasgow. In June 1938, the name of the company was changed to Dallas's Colosseum Ltd. In November 1942, the company was acquired by Fraser Sons & Co Ltd. In 1947, Fraser Sons & Co Ltd was liquidated and its assets, including Dallas's Colosseum Ltd, were transferred to House of Fraser Ltd. Dallas's Colosseum Ltd went into voluntary liquidation on 16 November 1957.

Records held for Dallas's Colosseum Ltd:

Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors
Date: 1919-1940
Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors and general meetings of shareholders
Date: 1919-1947
FRAS 800
Title: Directors' correspondence
Date: October 1942
Title: Private ledgers
Date: 1919-1948
Title: Private journal
Date: 1937-1948
FRAS 749
Title: Salaries book
Date: 1943

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Dallas's Ltd
Dates of connection: 1936
Connection type: Walter Wilson & Co (Glasgow) Ltd was acquired by Dallas's Ltd in 1936.
Corporation name: Fraser Sons & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1942-1947
Connection type: Fraser Sons & Co Ltd acquired Dallas's Colosseum Ltd in 1942.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1947-1957
Connection type: Dallas's Colosseum Ltd, as an asset of Fraser Sons & Co Ltd, was transferred to House of Fraser Ltd in 1947.

Access points: Department stores - Milliners - Retail trade

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