Record

CodeNA10081
Dates1914-
Person NameHenry Ballantyne & Sons Ltd; 1914-; woollens manufacturer and retailer
Epithetwoollens manufacturer and retailer
ActivityThe company Scottish Woolen Mills Ltd was in existence in 1920 and at that time owned several subsidiary companies. By 1962 the company name had changed to Scottish Worsteds and Woolens Ltd and in that year they bought the issued share capitals of Wilson & Glenny Ltd and of Wm Brown, Sons & Co. In the First Annual Report, 1963, of the new company, their subsidiary companies were: Wilson & Glenny Ltd; William Brown, Sons & Co Ltd; Simpson & Fairbairn Ltd; J Carter Sales Ltd; Wilson & Glenny Home and Export Ltd.By 1975 their subsidiary companies had expanded to: Operating companies: Wilson & Glenny Ltd; Simpson & Fairbairn Ltd; Henry Ballantyne & Sons Ltd; D Ballantyne Brothers & Co Ltd; British Replin Ltd; W Gladstone & Co Ltd. Non-operating companies: William Brown, Sons & Co Ltd; John Smith & Sons Ltd; George Roberts & Co Ltd; Walter Thorburn & Brothers Ltd; Robert Noble & Co (Woollens) Ltd.Following on the trading depression and inflation from 1974 onwards, by 1977 the company had changed its name to Henry Ballantyne & Sons Ltd and by 1978 the subsidiary companies had become: Operating companies: Scottish Worsteds & Woolens Ltd; British Replin Ltd. Non-operating companies: D Ballantyne Brothers & Co Ltd; William Brown, Sons & Co Ltd; W Gladstone & Co Ltd; Highland Home Industries Ltd; Robert Noble & Co (Woollens) Ltd; George Roberts & Co Ltd; Simpson & Fairbairn Ltd; John Smith & Sons Ltd; Walter Thorburn & Brothers Ltd; Wilson & Glenny Ltd.
Corporate NameHenry Ballantyne & Sons Ltd
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