Company: Pettigrew & Stephens

Company name: Pettigrew & Stephens
Dates in business: 1888-1904

Type of business: drapers and house furnishers

Type of company: Partnership

  • Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow, Scotland

Management of company

The founding partners were Andrew Hislop Pettigrew and William Henry Stephens. Stephens died in 1896 leaving Pettigrew in sole charge.

Company history

Pettigrew & Stephens was established in 1888 with premises at 181-193 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. In 1901 the premises were rebuilt and refurbished, featuring a gilt dome designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The company sold a wide range of goods, including clothes, millinery, confectionery, carpets, furniture, ironmongery and china.

In 1904, the company was registered as a limited liability company, Pettigrew & Stephens Ltd.

Records held for Pettigrew & Stephens:

FRAS 110
Title: Contract of co-partnery between Andrew Hislop Pettigrew and William Henry Stephens
Date: 1888
FRAS 111
Title: Trust disposition and settlement by Andrew Hislop Pettigrew
Date: 1893
FRAS 115/1
Title: Valuation of 181-193 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Date: May 1901
FRAS 771
Title: Exhibition boards on history of Dalys and Pettigrew & Stephens
Date: c 1970s
The boards include photographs of a sketch, c 1890s, of Andrew Pettigrew, the co-founder of Pettigrew & Stephens, an advertisement for a sale, 1889, the tea room, c 1890s, and Sauchiehall Street, c 1900.

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Pettigrew & Stephens Ltd
Dates of connection: 1904
Connection type: Pettigrew & Stephens was incorporated as Pettigrew & Stephens Ltd in 1904.

Access points: Drapers - Furnishers - Retail trade

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