Company: H W Hammond & Co.

Registration number: 130071

Company name: H W Hammond & Co.
Dates in business: 1889-1913

Type of business: Department store retailers

Type of company: Private limited liability company 1913

  • Old North Bridge, Hull, Yorkshire, England
  • Osborne Street, Hull, Yorkshire, England

Company history

H W Hammond founded his drapery business, trading as H W Hammond situated on the old North Bridge in Hull, England, in 1821. The company stayed at its original location for 40 years before moving to larger premises in Osborne Street, Hull.

James Powell and his three sons purchased H W Hammond's business in 1889 and the store, trading as H W Hammond & Co in July 1913 and remained a family business until 1972.

Records held for H W Hammond & Co.:

FRAS 1210
Title: Photographs
Date: 1820-1971
FRAS 1213
Title: Staff guidelines
Date: 1880s-1960s
FRAS 1215
Title: Customer bills
Date: 1890-1962
FRAS 1216
Title: Advertisements
Date: 1895-1921
FRAS 1222
Title: Articles of Association
Date: 1913-1973
FRAS 1223
Title: Private ledgers
Date: 1899-1949

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1972
Connection type: In May 1972 Hammond's Ltd was bought by House of Fraser Ltd for 8 million pounds.
Corporation name: Hammond's Ltd
Dates of connection: 1913
Connection type: H W Hammond & Co. was incorporated in 1913.
Corporation name: H W Hammond
Dates of connection: 1889
Connection type: James Powell and his three sons purchased H W Hammond's business in 1889.

Access points: Department stores - Retail trade - Drapers

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