Company: Stuart Norris Ltd

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Company name: Stuart Norris Ltd
Dates in business: 1955-1975

Type of business: Department store retailer

Type of company: Private limited liability company 1955-1977

  • Church Road, George Street, Hove, Sussex, England

Company history

Stuart Norris Ltd, Hove, Department store retailer, started life as a small drapers in Church Road in the nineteenth century. A local draper called Driscoll bought the store in 1920 and expanded the business, gradually taking over the other stores on Chuch Road. Mr Driscoll hiumself died in 1954, at which point the business was bought by Stuart Golfar, who incoporated the company as a private limited company and changed its name to Stuart Norris Ltd, a combination of his and his wife 's names. In 1957 the company was bought by Hide & Co Ltd and run as a subsidiary. Hide & Co Ltd itself was bought by House of Fraser Plc in 1975

Records held for Stuart Norris Ltd:

FRAS 1820
Title: Minutes
Date: 1955-1977
FRAS 1821
Title: Store guide
Date: 1970-1979
FRAS 1822
Title: Press cutting
Date: c1977

Related People and Companies:

Corporation name: Hide & Co Ltd
Dates of connection: 1924-1975
Connection type: Hide & Co Ltd bought Stuart Norris Ltd in 1957
Corporation name: House of Fraser
Dates of connection: 1982-
Connection type: House of Fraser bought Hide & Co Ltd in 1975

Access points: Retail trade - Department stores

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