Records of Glasgow Stock Exchange, stock exchange, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Share lists 1845-85
  • London weekly share lists 1870
  • London daily share lists 1887-1957
  • Issues advertised in The Times (later known as prospectuses) 1891-1939
  • Miscellaneous 1906-1947

Administrative / Biographical History

The Glasgow Stock Exchange , Scotland, was founded in 1844  with 28 members. In its early years, most of its business was conducted on behalf of wealthy private investors. However, by 1918  this had changed, the majority of its business being undertaken for banks and insurance companies. By 1930  , the Glasgow Stock Exchange had 277 members. It is unclear as to when the Stock Exhange ceased trading but it appears to be in the late 1960s.


This material is arranged into five series as described in the scope and content note

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Acquisition Information

Gift : Glasgow Stock Exchange, Glasgow : pre 1975

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Register of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)1636)

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Custodial History

Acquired directly from creators pre 1975


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Additional Information

This material is original

Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000

Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 30 August2001

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