Dark’s Ice and Cold Storage Limited

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Corporate body

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Dark’s Ice and Cold Storage Limited

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Dates of existence

1912 - 2010


The refrigeration machinery and storage company was originally founded in 1912 by Newcastle merchant Samuel Dark. Dark’s Ice Works & Cold Storage Ltd was located on Australian Agricultural Company land at Wharf Road, Honeysuckle Point. The company was registered in New South Wales on 25 June 1920.



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machinery and equipment manufacturing; warehousing and storage services

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 13 March 2011




Deposit 131 Australian Agricultural Company records
Australian Securities & Investments Commission, http://www.search.asic.gov.au/cgi-bin/gns030c?acn=000_009_290&juris=9&hdtext=ACN&srchsrc=1 (accessed on 13 March 2011)
Newcastle City Wide Heritage Study, http://www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/46713/City_Wide_Heritage_Study_Thematic_History_Verbatim_copy.pdf (accessed on 13 March 2011)

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