Bagot, Shakes and Lewis Limited

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Bagot, Shakes and Lewis Limited

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1888 - 1924


The firm was established on 6 November 1888 and its members included John Lewis, William Lister, James Shakes, and George Wallwall Bagot. It became a large pastoral firm with company premises in King William Street, Adelaide, and branches in many towns. The company was purchased by Goldsbrough, Mort and Company in June 1924 and went into liquidation in December that year.


Adelaide, South Australia

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stock and station agent

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Entered from deposit description on 1 May 2012




The West Australian, "Bagot, Shakes and Lewis Ltd Purchased by Goldsbrough, Mort, and Co (17 June 1924), p. 8, (accessed on 1 May 2012)
Australian Dictionary of Biography, (accessed on 1 May 2012)
Obituaries Australia, (accessed on 1 May 2012)

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