Ref NoGB1752.UAC/2/33/CB
TitleLagos Stores Ltd
DescriptionIncorporated 16 October 1889 as 'Lagos and Liverpool Ready Money Warehouse Company Ltd'. Name changed 14 December 1889 to 'Lagos Ready Money Store Ltd', 1 February 1893 to 'Lagos Stores and Tomlinson Ltd' and 20 April 1898 to 'Lagos Stores Ltd'. . Originally formed to take over businesses in Lagos belonging to Mr J J Thomas and Mr Isaac B Williams. West Africa merchants, chielfy importers of Manchester cottons, with timber concessions and plantations. Main premises at Lagos Marina, with branches at Abeokuta, Ibadan, Oshogbo, Oyo, Ilorin, Minna, Zaria, Kano and Jos. Head Office at 6 Stanley street, Liverpool, later West Africa House, Liverpool. Acquired by the African & Eastern Company Ltd 27 November 1919. In voluntary liquidation 12 April 1948. Final meeting held 16 November 1951.
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