William Cooper and Nephews (Australia) Proprietary Limited

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William Cooper and Nephews (Australia) Proprietary Limited

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Dates of existence

1880 - 1960


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.


Sydney, New South Wales

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chemical manufacturing

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Entered from deposit description on 12 May 2011




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