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Carter & Peace, Builders
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1920
End Date:
31 Dec 1971
Carter & Peace, building contractors and hardware merchants, was established in Burnie in 1920 by John Chalmers Peace and Alfred Henry Carter. John Peace died on 4 December 1946 and Alfred Carter died on 30 June 1960, but the firm continued until1970 when the Peace estate was wound up and the managing director, Archibald Henry McInnes, retired. It was sold in 1971.
The firm undertook building work throughout the North West Coast for domestic and business premises. For the latter, jobs undertaken included work for the Devon Hospital (1924), N.W. Butter Factory, Ulverstone Picture Theatre (1926), Bay View Hotel (1927), Ulverstone State School (1927), Burnie Technical School (1946) and Baptist Church Offices Launceston (1934).
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses
Series Created By Agency:
NS3880 Estimate and Quotation Books05 Oct 192231 Dec 1950

NS3879 Letterbooks11 Oct 192220 Jul 1938

NS3883 Balance Statements01 Jul 193131 Dec 1938

NS3881 Wages Book01 Jan 194731 Dec 1957

NS3882 Pay Book01 Jul 194930 Jun 1952