Deposit 72 - William Cooper and Nephews (Australia) deposit 1

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William Cooper and Nephews (Australia) deposit 1


  • 1890 - 1960 (Creation)

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31.5 m

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(1880 - 1960)

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The original sheep-dip company was founded by William Cooper in 1843 in Berkhamsted, England. In 1880 it established agencies in Sydney, Melbourne and Tasmania to sell Cooper products. In 1920 the business became locally registered as William Cooper & Nephews (Aust) Pty Ltd with F N Yarwood as Chairman of Directors and R H Harrowell as Manager. In 1925 the company merged with McDougall & Robertson which was later acquired by Burroughs Wellcome in 1959.

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Copies of minutes, annual reports, financial records, correspondence, printed materials and photographs, maps and plan, station records. Includes records of constituent Australasian Sheep Dip Company some records of the Ottery Mine (near Tenterfield, NSW) and Quambone and Mungrabambone Stations (Central Division, NSW).


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Entered from deposit description on 28 July 2011




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