Company: Ayris Ltd

Registration number: 355585

Company name: Ayris Ltd
Dates in business: 1939-1970

Type of business: Drapers

Type of company: Private limited liability company 1939/1951

Type of company: Public limited liability company 1951/1970

  • Clarence Parade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
  • The Promenade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

Company history

Ayris Ltd was established as a Private Limited Company in 1939 with the residue of the estate of Walter Ayris to act as an investment of the trust formed to support his dependents.

The directors of the company were LN Vizard, I D Yeaman, and F W Dwelly who were also the trustees of the estate. The business was a Drapers and operated from premises at the Promenade, Cheltenham. The company was bought by Cavendish House Co Ltd in 1951. Cavendish House Co Ltd was bought by JJ Allen Ltd , department store, Bournemouth in 1962. JJ Allen themselves were bought by House of Fraser in 1971.

Records held for Ayris Ltd:

FRAS 1759
Title: Minute book
Date: 1939-1972
FRAS 1760
Title: Annual returns and statements of accounts to shareholders
Date: 1951-1971
FRAS 1761
Title: Employment contracts
Date: 1939
FRAS 1762
Title: Legal documents relating to the sale of Ayris Ltd
Date: 1939/1952

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Cavendish House Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1951-1970
Connection type: Cavendish House Co Ltd bought Ayris Ltd in 1951
Corporation name: JJ Allen Ltd
Dates of connection: -1971
Connection type: JJ Allen Ltd bought Cavendish House Co Ltd in 1962
Corporation name: House of Fraser
Dates of connection: 1951-1970
Connection type: House of Fraser bought Cavendish House Co Ltd in 1970

Access points: Department stores - Retail trade

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