Gollin and Company Proprietary Limited

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

Gollin and Company Proprietary Limited

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Other form(s) of name

  • Gollin Holdings Limited
  • Gollin and Company Limited

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Description area

Dates of existence

c. 1889 - 1976


This firm of merchants and importers opened an office in Melbourne in 1889 and was incorporated in Melbourne, Victoria on 2 September 1901. It later opened an office in London in 1902. From 1902 the firm occupied the building at 561-563 Bourke Street, Melbourne. The principal owners and directors of the company were five members of the Gollin family. Gollin and Company had a diverse business, handling kerosene and oil distribution and shipment of fruit from Mildura to England. The company became a subsidiary of Holdings company, Gollin Holdings Limited, which was incorporated in Victoria on 30 August 1957. The company went into liquidation on 30 June 1976.


Melbourne, Victoria

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

grocery and liquor wholesaling; mineral, metal and chemical wholesaling

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered from deposit description on 30 April 2012




Jobson's Year Book Public Companies of Australia and New Zealand 1976/77
http://www.delisted.com.au/company/gollin-holdings-limited (accessed on 30 April 2012)
Victorian Heritage Database, http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/ (accessed on 30 April 2012)

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