Company: John Walsh

Company name: John Walsh
Dates in business: 1875-1902

Type of business: department store retailers

Type of company: Sole trader

  • High Street, Sheffield, England

Company history

In 1875, John Walsh established a department store in premises at 39 High Street, Sheffield. By 1888, these premises had been extended through the acquisition of a number of short and long term leases on adjacent and neighbouring premises, situated on the north and south side of the High Street.

With John Walsh's retirement from active management in 1902, the company was incorporated as a private limited company, John Walsh Ltd. Five directors were drawn from the Walsh family; John Walsh became the chairman of the board of directors, while his two sons and two sons-in-law constituted the remainder of the board.

Records held for John Walsh:

FRAS 1086
Title: Photographs
Date: 1875-c1960
FRAS 1079
Title: Architectural plans and drawings
Date: 1896-1960
FRAS 1072
Title: Letter of appointment
Date: 1899

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: John Walsh Ltd
Dates of connection: 1902
Connection type: John Walsh was incorporated as John Walsh Ltd in 1902.

Access points: Department stores - Retail trade

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