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1899 Z Smith & Co. Ltd.

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£50 Mortgage debenture certificate no. 604 (of 2,000) dated 28th February 1899, in the name of Miss Alice WIlliams of Wilne Lane, Shardlow, Derbyshire. Actual handwritten signatures of two directors including the founder Zachary Smith, and the Company Secretary John Herrod. The names of Sir Thomas Roe and Abraham Woodiwiss are also printed on the certificate. The back of the certificate records the transfer of the document to George Herrod of Shardlow on 9th May 1908.

Certificate size is 32.5 cm high x 29.5 cm wide. It will be mounted in a mahogany frame, with gold inlay, size 45 cm high x 35 cm wide.

Only a partial scan is shown due to the size of the certificate.

A perfect personalised gift for someone who:

  • works or worked in the brewing industry or
  • has the surname Smith, Williams, Herrod, Roe or Woodiwiss

About This Company

Framed Certificate Price : £125.00

Certificate Only Price : £65.00


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About This Company

Z.  Smith & Co. were brewers, based in Shardlow, Derbyshire, became a Limited Company and issued shares in December 1898 and became a registered company in 1923. This schedule lists the properties owned by the company:

SHARDLOW; Malt House, Malt Shovel Inn, Dog and Duck Inn, Wharf House, Canal Tavern. 
SAWLEY; Railway Inn,  house, shops and cottages on Church Street and Cross Street, Nags Head and related cottages and Butcher’s Shop, Off-license at the corner of Nottingham Road and Hey St. 
DERBY; Alexandra Hotel, the Lorne, Boyer Street, bakehouse on Milton Street, houses and shops on Normanton Road, Warner Street, Gerard Street, Bainbrigge Street, Depot Street  and Barrow Street, Neptune Inn, Buck in the Park. 
LONG EATON; Tiger Inn, shops and houses on Queen Street, Lower Brook Street and Russell Street. 
DRAYCOTT; Travellers Rest Inn. 
BORROWASH; Nags Head Inn. 
CASTLE DONINGTON; Kings Head Inn, Lamb Inn, house, stable etc at the corner of Clapgun Street and Market Place. 
OSGATHORPE; Story Arms. 
SHEPSHED; Lifeguardsman Inn, Pied Bull Inn, houses and shops Factory Street and Bull Ring, Railway Hotel, cottage and shop Hallcroft. 
WHITWICK; Foresters Arms. 
LOUGHBOROUGH; house and shop Russell Street, Gate Inn, Boat Inn. 
MELBOURNE; house shop and cottages Rawden Street, houses and shop Station Road. 
QUORNDON; Quorn Hunt Ale Stores. 
LONG WHATTON; Royal Oak Inn. 
HATHERN; Kings Arms Inn. 
PEGGS GREEN; Engine Inn. 
COALVILLE; houses and shop Gutteridge Street. 
SMALLEY; Nag’s Head Inn. 
BREASTON; Bull’s Head Inn. 
HUGGLESCOTE; houses and shop. 
PACKINGTON; Bull and Lion Inn. 
SHELTON LOCK; Bridge Inn. 
ILKESTON; house and shop Ebenezer Street. 


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