British New Guinea Development Company Limited

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British New Guinea Development Company Limited

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Dates of existence

1910 - c. 1967

History

The company was established in London in 1910, to promote the cultivation of tropical plantations (rubber, cotton, tobacco, sugar, coconut and cocoa) as well as carrying on financial and mercantile tradings. In May 1910, the company held its first statutory general meeting. One of the first properties acquired was the Itikinuma Estate at Sogeri, near Port Moresby. General Managers included Charles A Darling [1910], Lewis J Cowley [1912 - 1915], G A Loudon [1916 - 1920]. The company was registered in England July 17, 1922. It was last listed in Jobson's Year Book of Public Companies of Australia and New Zealand as of 1967.

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Papua New Guinea; London office

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Functions, occupations and activities

crop growing; plantation management

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Entered from deposit description on 6 May 2011

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Sources

Jobson's Year Book of Public Companies of Australia and New Zealand

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