J S Kidd and Company Proprietary Limited

Identity area

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J S Kidd and Company Proprietary Limited

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Description area

Dates of existence

c. 1893 - 1970


The company was founded by James Swan Kidd, hardware merchant and ironmonger, and was operating from around 1893. The company was incorporated in Victoria on 18 February 1914. In July 1970 all the issued capital of J S Kidd & Co Pty Ltd was acquired by Danks Holdings Limited.



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Functions, occupations and activities

timber and hardware wholesaling

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Entered from deposit description on 2 March 2012




Jobsons Year Book Public Companie of Australia and New Zeland 1970
Australian Securities & Investments Commission, http://www.search.asic.gov.au/cgi-bin/gns030c?acn=004_069_587&juris=9&hdtext=ACN&srchsrc=1 (accessed on 2 March 2012)
University of Melbourne Archives, http://www.lib.unimelb.edu.au/collections/archives/about/uma_collections.pdf (accessed on 2 March 2012)
Sands & McDougall Victoria 1957

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