- Administrative records 1890-1933
Records of Glasgow Workmen's Dwellings Co Ltd, housing association, Glasgow, Scotland
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Administrative / Biographical History
The Glasgow Workmen's Dwellings Co Ltd , Scotland, was formed in 1890 with a starting capital of £50,000 which was divided into 5,000 shares of £10 each. Its aim was to provide comfortable dwellings for the industrial classes and its first new construction projects were carried out at Rottenrow (Cathedral Court) and Bridgeton Cross (Greenhead Court), Glasgow . It also undertook a number of renovation projects, including those at George Court, Ardgowan Place and Dundas Court. In 1901 its registered office was at 137 West George Street, Glasgow. It entered into voluntary liquidation in 1950 . John Mann, jnr, of Mann Judd Gordon & Co, chartered accountants, was the secretary of the Glasgow Workmen's Dwellings Co Ltd.
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Gift : Mann Judd Gordon & Co : Glasgow : 1960
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Records deposited with Economic History Department, Glasgow University, prior to 1966. Management of the collection transferred to Glasgow University Archives in 1975.
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Updated by Lesley Richmond , Acting Director, 3 March 2000
Updated by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 28 February 2002