Deposit N179 - Tooth and Company City Manager's Office deposit

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AU NBAC N179

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Tooth and Company City Manager's Office deposit

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  • 1945 - 1983 (Creation)

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11 metres

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(1835 - 2010)

Administrative history

In 1835 John Tooth, who had arrived in New South Wales in 1928, and Charles Newnham opened the Kent Brewery in Sydney. In June 1888 Tooth & Company became a publicly listed company with capital of 900,000 pounds. In 1905 the Company acquired the New South Wales Malting Company's works at Mittagong. Over the next two decades the company acquired the Maitland Brewery (1913), the Castlemaine Brewery and Wood Brothers, Newcastle (1921); breweries in Wagga Wagga, Narrandera and Goulburn and in 1929 they acquired Resch's Limited. In 1977 the company acquired Wright, Heaton and Company and Penfolds Wines Limited and in 1978 Courage Brewery Limited. Tooth and Company was acquired by Carlton and United Breweries in 1983. The company's extensive collection of hotel properties were sold off from 1990. The company was delisted from the Australian Securities Exchange in 2010 after not having traded for many years.

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City Manager's Office hotel files arranged alphabetically by name of hotel and new licence files arranged in two runs alphabetically by suburb. The files include correspondence, press cuttings, valuations, building plans and some photographs. Most of the hotels are located in the Sydney region but there are also files for Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Central Coast hotels.

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Researchers must sign an access agreement.

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Entered from deposit description 11 February 2013

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