Defunct companies, lodged documents 1844 - 1960
This series consists of files containing documents lodged by companies in accordance with the varying Companies Acts and covers the date range 1844 - 1986. Company files may contain some or all of the following lodged documents: Memorandum of Agreement, Articles of Association, Certificate of Incorporation, lists of shareholders, lists of directors, special resolutions ie. issues of shares, underwriting agreements and annual returns.
Note: The term 'defunct' should not be understood to refer to the company. In this context it refers to the file being defunct, although given the age of the records some of the companies will have become defunct.
The Special Lists for this series cover the period 1844 - 1960 and contain the file number, the company name and in some cases the file date range. The Lists are arranged by consignment number and within each consignment are arranged chronologically.