Company: William Small & Sons Ltd

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Company name: William Small & Sons Ltd
Dates in business: fl 1944-1957

Type of business: linen drapers

Type of company: Limited liability company

  • Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

Company history

William Small & Sons Ltd operated a linen drapery store at 106 Princes Street, Edinburgh. In March 1946, the company was acquired by Fraser Sons & Co Ltd. In 1947, Fraser Sons & Co Ltd was liquidated and its assets, including William Small & Sons Ltd, were transferred to House of Fraser Ltd. The company went into voluntary liquidation on 15 November 1957. The store name, however, continued to be used.

Records held for William Small & Sons Ltd:

Title: Private ledgers
Date: 1944-1948
Title: Private journal
Date: 1946-1948
FRAS 755
Title: Smalls of Edinburgh plastic carrier bag
Date: c 1970s

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Fraser Sons & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1946-1947
Connection type: Fraser Sons & Co Ltd acquired William Small & Sons Ltd in 1946.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1947-1957
Connection type: William Small & Sons Ltd, as an asset of Fraser Sons & Co Ltd, was transferred to House of Fraser Ltd in 1947.

Access points: Linen drapers - Retail trade

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