Newspaper Article 1891/2 – Nelson Brothers

NELSON BROTHERS, LIMITED have posted warrants for an interim dividend at the rate of 10 per cent. per annum for the six months ending 31st Dec. last. The company intend to raise the capital to £500,000 by the issue of 20,000 shares of £10 each distributed amongst the present shareholders, to provide for new refrigerating works in New Zealand, and increased storeage [storgae] accommoderation [accommodation], which is urgently needed in London. During the last three years there has been an enormous development of the business, which in the year 1891 increased to the extent of 50 per cent. In addition to the supply from New Zealand arrangements have been made to have meat from Australia, and new stores are built upon the Thames to accommodate 18,000 carcases. During the year 1889, the amount of meat sold was 23,000,000 lbs.; in 1890, 30,000,000 lbs.; and in 1891, 45,000,000 lbs.

Original digital file


Non-commercial use

Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ)

This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 New Zealand (CC BY-NC 3.0 NZ).


Commercial Use

The donor of this material does not allow commercial use.

Date published


Format of the original

Newspaper article


Warwick Advertiser (United Kingdom)

Accession number


Do you know something about this record?

Please note we cannot verify the accuracy of any information posted by the community.

Supporters and sponsors

We sincerely thank the following businesses and organisations for their support.