Company: Morgan Squire Ltd

Company name: Morgan Squire Ltd
Dates in business: 1928-1985

Type of business: Department store retailer

Type of company: Private limited liability company 1928-1985

  • Leicester, Leicestershire, England

Company history

Morgan Squire Ltd traded as department store retailers from Leicester throughout the twentieth century. In 1928, it was owned by Standard Industrial Trust. In 1961, a controlling interest in the company was acquired by Swear & Wells (1926) Ltd. The following year, shares in Morgan Squire Ltd were acquired by JJ Allen Ltd, which itself was acquired by the House of Fraser in 1970.

Records held for Morgan Squire Ltd:

FRAS 1712
Title: Staff guide
Date: c1969
FRAS 1713
Title: Photographs
Date: 1965-1974
FRAS 1714
Title: Newspaper advertisement
Date: 1985

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: JJ Allen Ltd
Dates of connection: 1962
Connection type: Morgan Squire Ltd became part of the JJ Allen Ltd group in 1962.
Corporation name: House of Fraser Ltd
Dates of connection: 1970
Connection type: Morgan Squire Ltd was part of the JJ Allen Ltd group which was bought by House of Fraser in 1970.

Access points: Department stores - Retail trade

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