Company: J D Blair & Son Ltd

Company name: J D Blair & Son Ltd
Dates in business: 1936-1952

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Limited liability company

  • Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

Management of company

Company history

In June 1936, the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd, management holding company, of Edinburgh, acquired the drapery store of J D Blair in Nicolson Street, Edinburgh. It registered a new company, J D Blair & Son Ltd, to carry on the business. In September 1952, the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd and its subsidiaries were acquired by House of Fraser Ltd, department store retailers, of Glasgow, and J D Blair & Son Ltd ceased to trade.

Records held for J D Blair & Son Ltd:

FRAS 157
Title: Minutes of meetings of board of directors
Date: 1936-1944
FRAS 158
Title: Private ledger
Date: 1936-1953
FRAS 159
Title: Journal
Date: 1937-1952

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd
Dates of connection: 1936-1952
Connection type: J D Blair & Son Ltd was a subsidiary of the Scottish Drapery Corporation Ltd.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1952
Connection type: J D Blair & Son Ltd was acquired by House of Fraser Ltd in 1952.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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