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Corporate entry Drug Houses of Australia Ltd (DHA) (1930 - 1974)

From
1930
Australia
To
1974
Functions
Pharmaceuticals or Medical Aids

Summary

Drug Houses of Australia Ltd. (DHA) was established in 1930 after the amalgamation of several proprietary medicine companies, including Felton Grimwade & Co. and Duerdin & Sainsbury Ltd. In 1974 the decision was made, after suffering from enormous financial losses, to break up the company and sell it. Several sections of the company became Felton Grimwade & Bickford Pty Ltd.

Timeline

 1855 - 1867 Youngman McCann & Co
       1863 - 1930 A. M. Bickford & Sons
       1867 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Co
              - 1930 Rocke Thompsitt
              - 1930 Taylor-Elliotts Ltd
             ? - 1930 Duerdin and Sainsbury Ltd
             ? - 1930 Elliott Brothers Limited
             1863 - 1930 A. M. Bickford & Sons
             1867 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Co
             1902 - 1930 Felton Grimwade & Bickford Ltd
                   1930 - 1974 Drug Houses of Australia Ltd (DHA)
                         c. 1974 - Felton Grimwade & Bickfords Pty Ltd

Archival resources

The University of Melbourne Archives

  • Drug Houses of Australia Ltd. - Records, 1867 - 1969, 75/72; The University of Melbourne Archives. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Books

  • Grimwade, John Frederick Thornton, A Short History of Drug Houses of Australia Ltd to 1968, J.F.T Grimwade, Mount Eliza, Victoria, 1974, 66 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith