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W Crosby & Co.
Agency Number:
Start Date:
31 Dec 1853
William Crosby was a Hobart merchant and politician who established William Crosby & Co., importers, exporters and shipping agents in Salamanca Place in 1853. This business continued to run well into the 19th century. In 1885 Crosby was elected to the Legislative Council for the seat of Hobart which he held until his retirement in 1909. He died on 23 February 1910.
Information Sources:
Australian Dictionary of Biography
Functions Performed:
Tasmanian businesses
Series Created By Agency:
NS3916 Account Journals01 Jun 186730 Jun 1950

NS3918 Cash Books01 Jan 188631 Jan 1940

NS3915 Ledger01 Jan 188731 Dec 1935

NS843 Correspondence of W Crosby & Co01 Jan 190531 Dec 1944

NS3917 Stock Book01 Jan 193531 Dec 1936