Records of The Bothwell Trust Co Ltd, trustee company, Glasgow, Scotland

Scope and Content

  • Minute books 1890-1962;
  • Registers of directors and members 1896-1964;
  • Annual returns 1947-1949;
  • Memorandum and articles of association, 1908-1962;
  • Shareholder cerficates, 1896-1972.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Bothwell Trust Co Ltd, trustee company, Glasgow, Scotland was incorporated with limited liability in June  1896  with a capital of £1,000. In  1908  the company converted to a private company. It was a trustee company holding property upon trust. They were trustees for  Clark & Co Ltd, thread manufacturers, Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in liquidation. In September  1931 , an agreement was signed between Clark & Co Ltd and  United Thread Mills Ltd, thread manufacturers, Glasgow, whereby the property held by The Bothwell Trust Co Ltd for the former became held by them for the latter. The Bothwell Trust Co Ltd was dissolved in December  2000 .


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Acquisition Information

Indefinite loan : J & P Coats : Glasgow : c1984

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : London: 1991 : ACCN 0146 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : via Business Archives Council in Scotland : 1993 : ACCN 0198 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1995 : ACCN 0240 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : 1996 : ACCN 0255 (Additional Deposit)

Indefinite loan : Coats Viyella plc : Swinton, Manchester: 2000 : ACCNs 1887, 1925, 1926, 1996

Indefinite loan : ACCN 0054

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Digital file level list available in searchroom

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2576) and London (NRA20914)

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Custodial History

Held by J & P Coats Ltd


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Related Material

GB 248 UGD 199/6 Records of Clark & Co Ltd

GB 248 UGD 199/1 Records of J & P Coats Ltd and CoatsPatons Ltd

GB 248 UGD 199/4 Records of United Thread Mills Ltd

GB 248 UGD 199/2 Records of The Central Agency Ltd

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