Deposit 154 - W G Davies and Company deposit 1

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W G Davies and Company deposit 1


  • 1907 - 1975 (Creation)

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3.6 m

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(1915 - 1975)

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In 1915 William Gauld Davies and Marjorie Grant Davies purchased Athol station from Davies' parents, William Davies and Elizabeth Jane Davies, who had purchased it in 1910 from John Murray. The partnership traded as W G Davies & Co. From February 1947 the partnership changed to include their children William Grant Davies, Barbara Grant Sharp and Catherine Grant Palmer. The partnership owned Athol station until it was sold in 1972.

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(1960 - 1973)

Administrative history

A partnership consisting of the grandchildren of William Gauld Davies and Marjorie Grant Davies, who were partners in W G Davies & Co, purchased an aggregation of three pastoral leases known as Mt Edinburgh in October 1960. They traded as Mt Edinburgh Grazing Co until Mt Edinburgh was sold in 1973.

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Station records, financial records, correspondence and office files relating to stations Athol, Mt Edinburgh, Southlands and Malvern Hills, maps and photographs, wages books, staff ledgers and printed materials.


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Entered from deposit description on 28 July 2011




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