Company name: Thomas Muirhead & Co
Dates in business: c 1850-1923
Type of business: drapers
Type of company: PartnershipLocations:
Management of company
The business was managed by Thomas Muirhead until his death in 1882 when William McWhirter and Robert Reid became proprietors.
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.
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