Records of Lynn Proofing Co Ltd, textile proofing company, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Ledgers 1939-1964
  • Journals and registers 1901-1973

Administrative / Biographical History

Lynn Proofing Co was incorporated as a limited liability company as Lynn Proofing Co Ltd in 1916  with a share capital of £3000. The first directors of the company were D G Moodie, A M Cameron, A W Alexander and E J R Stollery. Mr D G Moodie was elected as Chairman of the company. It appears that the company was a subsidiary of Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd , canvas and plastic good manufacturers, Glasgow, Scotland, as the first meetings of the company were held at the offices at 21 Bishop Street, Anderston, Glasgow. The registered office of the company was initially Netherlee Mills, Cathcart, Glasgow but soon reverted back to the Head Office of Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd at 356 Amulree Street, Glasgow. By 1968, Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd were the chief shareholders in Lynn Proofing Co Ltd . The company was still active in 1984  .


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Permanent loan : Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd : Kelburn Business Park, Port Glasgow: 1988

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Custodial History

Held by Andrew Mitchell & Co Ltd, canvas and plastic goods manufacturers, Glasgow


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Related Material

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Additional Information

This material is original

Compiled by Alison Adlard, Archives Assistant, February 2003

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