Company: Thomas Muirhead & Co

Company name: Thomas Muirhead & Co
Dates in business: c 1850-1923

Type of business: drapers

Type of company: Partnership

  • Argyle Street, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Management of company

The business was managed by Thomas Muirhead until his death in 1882 when William McWhirter and Robert Reid became proprietors.

Company history

Thomas Muirhead & Co, drapers, was formed in about 1850 as a reconstruction of Muirhead, Morgan & Co, drapers, of Glasgow. The business was originally located at 22 Argyle Street, Glasgow. After 1882, it was relocated to Sauchiehall Street. In 1910, the store was extended. In 1923, the business was acquired by the McWhirter family. Thomas Muirhead & Co (Glasgow) Ltd was incorporated 17 March 1923 to acquire and carry on the company's business.

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Muirhead, Morgan & Co
Dates of connection: c 1850
Connection type: Muirhead, Morgan & Co was reconstructed as Thomas Muirhead & Co in about 1850.
Corporation name: Thomas Muirhead & Co (Glasgow) Ltd
Dates of connection: 1923
Connection type: Thomas Muirhead & Co (Glasgow) Ltd was incorporated in 1923 to acquire and carry on the business of Thomas Muirhead & Co.

Access points: Drapers - Retail trade

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