Company: Watt & Grant Ltd

Registration number: 14465

Company name: Watt & Grant Ltd
Dates in business: 1927-1953

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Private limited liability company

  • Union Street, Aberdeen, Scotland

Management of company

A. M. Watt was chairman and managing director.

Company history

Watt & Grant Ltd, drapers, was incorporated in January 1927. Its registered office was at 221 Union Street, Aberdeen. It was a subsidiary of the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd, a management holding company, of Edinburgh. In September 1950, Watt & Grant Ltd acquired the heritable property of 229 Union Street, Aberdeen, belonging to A & R Milne, drapers. It was decided to continue trade in that shop under that name in order to preserve goodwill. In September 1952, the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd and its subsidiaries were acquired by House of Fraser Ltd, department store retailers, of Glasgow. Watt & Grant Ltd was wound up voluntarily in 1953.

Records held for Watt & Grant Ltd:

FRAS 123
Title: Memorandum and articles of association and minutes of meetings of board of directors and general meetings of shareholders
Date: 1927-1952
FRAS 788
Title: Letters of resignation of directors of company
Date: September 1952
FRAS 166
Title: Special resolution proposed at extraordinary general meeting
Date: January 1953
FRAS 124
Title: Private ledger
Date: 1926-1953
FRAS 125
Title: Private journal
Date: 1940-1953
FRAS 127
Title: A & R Milne branch private ledger
Date: 1951-1953
FRAS 128
Title: A & R Milne branch private journal
Date: 1950-1953
FRAS 126
Title: Day books of linen buyer
Date: 1937-1958
FRAS 789
Title: Scrapbooks of advertisements
Date: 1929-1947

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Watt & Grant
Dates of connection: 1927
Connection type: Watt & Grant was incorporated as Watt & Grant Ltd in 1927.
Corporation name: A & R Milne
Dates of connection: 1950
Connection type: Watt & Grant Ltd acquired A & R Milne in 1950.
Corporation name: Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd
Dates of connection: 1926-1952
Connection type: Watt & Grant Ltd was a subsidiary of the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1952-1953
Connection type: House of Fraser Ltd acquired Watt & Grant Ltd, as a subsidiary of the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd, in 1952.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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