Company: John Falconer & Co Ltd

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Company name: John Falconer & Co Ltd
Dates in business: 1929-1953

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Private limited liability company

  • Union Street, Aberdeen, Scotland

Company history

The company was established as John Falconer & Co in 1828. In February 1929, the company was acquired by the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd, a management holding company, of Edinburgh, and a new limited liability company, John Falconer & Co Ltd, was incorporated to carry on the business. In September 1952, the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd, department store retailers, of Glasgow. John Falconer & Co Ltd went into voluntary liquidation in 1953. The store was henceforth operated as the Aberdeen branch of House of Fraser Ltd.

Records held for John Falconer & Co Ltd:

FRAS 134
Title: Annual report and accounts
Date: 1929-1952
FRAS 133
Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors and general meetings of shareholders
Date: 1944-1952
FRAS 135
Title: Disclosure by directors of interest in contracts
Date: 1930
FRAS 136
Title: Agreements and licences
Date: 1935-1948
FRAS 143
Title: Wages Council permits
Date: 1951, 1953
FRAS 137
Title: Private ledger
Date: 1935-1953
FRAS 138
Title: Private journal
Date: 1935-1953
FRAS 139
Title: Income tax assessment notices
Date: 1928-1943
FRAS 140
Title: National defence contribution assessment forms
Date: 1938-1944
FRAS 144
Title: Lists of buyers' bonuses and commissions
Date: 1943-1952
FRAS 145
Title: Product catalogues and leaflets
Date: 1930-1940
FRAS 149
Title: Advertisement in Evening Express for corsetry
Date: 1932
FRAS 780
Title: Printing plate showing store front
Date: c 1930s-1940s
FRAS 141/3
Title: Inventory and valuation of fixtures and fittings in Royal Buildings, Union Street, Aberdeen
Date: 1937
FRAS 781
Title: Notes on history of John Falconer & Co Ltd
Date: c 1990s

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: John Falconer & Co
Dates of connection: 1929
Connection type: John Falconer & Co was incorporated as John Falconer & Co Ltd in 1929.
Corporation name: Scottish Drapery Corporation
Dates of connection: 1929-1953
Connection type: John Falconer & Co Ltd was a subsidiary of the Scottish Drapery Corporation.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1952-1953
Connection type: John Falconer & Co Ltd was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd in 1929.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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