Deposit 34 - John Danks and Son Head Office (Melbourne) deposit 1

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John Danks and Son Head Office (Melbourne) deposit 1


  • 1873 - 1945 (Creation)

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9.9 m

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(1889 -)

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The company was registered in Victoria on 25 January 1889 to continue the hardware manufacturing and supply business founded by brothers John and Samuel Danks in 1859. The head office was based in Bourke Street, Melbourne while another branch was established in Sydney in the 1880s. The company had factories in Melbourne and Sydney. In 1951 Danks Holdings Limited was incorporated and the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Danks Holdings Limited. John Danks and Son Pty Ltd is still registered as a proprietary company.

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Minutes, correspondence, ledgers, directors' reports, salary and wage records, financial records


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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NBAC 170; NBAC N227

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Entered from deposit description on 28 July 2011




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