Deposit 135 - William Arnott Pty Ltd deposit

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William Arnott Pty Ltd deposit


  • 1899 - 1970 (Creation)

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10.2 m

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(1865 - 1970)

Administrative history

The business was founded in Newcastle in 1865 and was incorporated in NSW as a proprietary company on 14 September 1904. It was called William Arnott (Holdings) Pty Ltd from 18 July 1962, and in February 1970 was succeeded by Arnott's Biscuits Pty Ltd and a public company, Arnott's Limited. Subsidiaries included Arnott Morrow Pty Ltd, Arnott Motteram Ltd, Australian Biscuit Company Pty Ltd, Brockhoff's Biscuits, Mills and Ware Biscuits Pty Ltd, Swallow and Ariel Pty Ltd and Arnott Guest Pty Ltd.

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Memorandum and articles of association, shareholder and financial records, personnel records (1941-1965), correspondence, papers relating to subsidiaries and printed materials.


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Researchers must sign an access agreement

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Entered from deposit description on 17 June 2011




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