Deposit Z402 - Davies and Baird Proprietary Limited deposit 2

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Davies and Baird Proprietary Limited deposit 2


  • 1916 - 1971 (Creation)

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9 cartons

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(1883 - 1974)

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The firm was founded in 1883 by John Davies and David Baird and produced iron and steel products. In 1884 the firm was listed as Davies, Baird & Co; in 1886 as Davies & Baird; in 1925 as Davies, Baird & Robertson and in 1935 as Davies & Baird Pty Ltd. In December 1962 Thompsons (Castlemaine) Ltd acquired Davies & Baird Pty Ltd and its subsidiary Davies & Baird (Engineering) Pty Ltd. In 1975 the company became a subsidiary of Borg-Warner (Australia) Ltd and changed its name to Davies and Baird.

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Financial records, minutes, files and reports, files relating to Ellis Scott Pty Ltd, correspondence, Employee's Provident Funds records, accident reports, market reports, salaries notebook, wage sheets and cards.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Box list

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Entered from deposit description on 28 July 2011




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