Purchase prices of the original 13 businesses that joined together to form the Imperial Tobacco Company in December 1901

Company

 

W.D. & H.O. Wills Ltd

Bristol

6,992,221

Lambert & Butler Ltd.

London

754,306

Adkin & Sons

London

146,497

Hignett's Tobacco Company Ltd.

London

54,183

Franklyn Davey & Co.

Bristol 473,555

Edwards, Ringer & Biggs Ltd.

Bristol 372,603

John Player & Sons, Limited

Nottingham 601,456

Hignett Bros & Co. Ltd.

Liverpool 477,038

William Clarke & Son Ltd.

Liverpool 403,582

Richmond Cavendish & Son

Liverpool 319,805
Stephen Mitchell & Son Glasgow 701,000
P & J Smith Glasgow 525,803
D & J Macdonald Glasgow 134,973

TOTAL

11,957,022

(Source: Company Prospectus)

These companies were joined by the following companies in 1902:

Company

 

Date

Mardon, Son & Hall Ltd. Bristol

January 1902

W.A & A.C. Churchman Ipswich May 1902
W.T. Davies & Sons Chester May 1902
W. Williams & Co Chester May 1902
W & F Faulkner Ltd. London May 1902

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