Company: Wood & Selby Ltd

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Company name: Wood & Selby Ltd
Dates in business: fl 1915-1952

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Private limited company

  • New City Road, Glasgow, Scotland

Management of company

The first directors of the company were James Wood, John Harvie Wood, Charles A. McAdam and George Henry. James Wood was the managing director and John Harvie Wood the secretary. James Wood died in February 1928, and his son, John, was made managing director and Matthew Mitchell chairman. John Wood died in August 1947.

Company history

The company was probably founded in the 1880s by James Wood. It was incorporated as a private limited company under the name of Wood & Selby Ltd in February 1915 with registered offices at 227 New City Road, Glasgow. In March 1952, it was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd, department store retailers, of Glasgow.

Records held for Wood & Selby Ltd:

FRAS 101
Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors and of general meetings of shareholders
Date: 1915-1952
FRAS 756
Title: Notice of annual general meeting of shareholders
Date: 1937
FRAS 102
Title: Journal
Date: 1943-1953

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1952
Connection type: Wood & Selby Ltd was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd in 1952.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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