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of Colonial House, Water Street, Liverpool

1889 The company, which was a fusion of nine Liverpool, Glasgow and Bristol firms and joint-stock companies engaged in trade in Southern Nigeria, was registered on 13 June, to carry on the business of merchants and shipowners, and has since purchased other businesses and extended its operations to other parts of West Africa.

1893 The whole of its business in the hinterland district under chartered administration was transferred to the Royal Niger Co. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908