- Memorandum and articles of association 1923;
- Liquidation papers 1965;
- Shareholding records 1923-1963;
- Financial records 1923-1965.
Records of the Drury Trust Co Ltd, property holding company, Glasgow, Scotland
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Drury Trust Co Ltd was a property holding company based at 57 West Regent Street, Glasgow, Scotland , and was a subsidiary of Maclachlans Ltd , Edinburgh, Scotland . In 1923 the business, under directors Robert Macfarlan , a chartered accountant, and James Craig Gatheral, a writer with a company named Wright Johnston & McKenzie , became a limited liability company. In 1924 the major shareholders were Robert Macfarlan, James Craig Gatheral, William Johnstone , and Norman McLeod . James Craig Gatheral died in 1925, and Robert Macfarlan died in 1962. The company went into voluntary liquidation on 11 August 1965 , and the company books and papers were handed over by the liquidator to J & R Tennent Ltd , Glasgow.
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Fonds level description compiled by Natalie Milne, Archive Assistant (Hub), October 31 2001. Catalogue converted to Encoded Archival Description, 8 June 2005. Catalogue revised by Wiebke Redlich, Archive Assistant (Hub), 06 March 2002; Emma Yan, Assistant Archivist, 19 December 2008 and 09 April 2009; and Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 10 May 2012.