Allen Taylor and Company Limited

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Allen Taylor and Company Limited

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Dates of existence

1893 - 1970


Sir Allen Arthur Taylor founded the firm of timber growers, merchants and sawmill proprietors in 1893. In February 1905 the firm was incorporated as a public company with Taylor as managing director. The company was taken over by Blue Metal Industries Limited from 22 April 1970. Boral acquired BMI in 1982 and Allen Taylor and Co. Limited became a subsidiary of Boral Timber.


Offices in Sydney: Annandale, Pyrmont, Rozelle and then St Leonards
Sawmills in north eastern New South Wales: Kyogle, Glenreagh, Woolgoolga, Port Stephens (north of Newcastle), Hibbard (situated in Hastings), Newtown, Bellinger, Nambucca, Nana Glen, Orara, Langley Vale, Simsville

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forestry; wood manufacturing; timber and hardware wholesaling

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Entered from deposit description on 27 Apr 2011



Sources (accessed on 27 April 2011) (accessed on 27 April 2011) (accessed on 27 April 2011) (accessed on 27 April 2011)
The "Digest" Year Book of Public Companies, 1939

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