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Corporate entry Howard Smith Limited (1914 - 2001)

From
1914
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
To
2001
Functions
Transport
Alternative Names
  • Wesfarmers Retail Pty Ltd (Subsequent name)
Legal Status
ABN 54 004 071 845
Location
Sydney, New South Wales

Summary

Howard Smith Limited was established in 1854 by Captain William Howard Smith, who began transporting both people and supplies to the goldfields. Originally founded as William Howard Smith and Sons Pty Ltd, the company became Howard Smith Company Ltd in 1901 and in 1914 changed to Howard Smith Limited. The company has interests in distribution of hardware, towage and safety.

According to deListed Howard Smith Ltd. was delisted from the Australian Stock Exchange on 17 October 2001 because it was taken over (compulsory) by Wesfarmers Retail Pty Ltd. However the company is still registered with the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Howard Smith Limited - Records, 1883 - 1966, MLMSS 3565; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

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See also

Ailie Smith