Edwin Netherwood and Son

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Edwin Netherwood & Son were a chartered accountancy firm known to have had an office at Crescent Buildings, Half Moon Street, Huddersfield, in the 1942.

The business comprised Edwin Netherwood (1862-1931)[1] and his son Law Netherwood (1890-1968)[2], although it remains uncertain in which year the the firm was formed.

Following Edwin's death in 1931, Law Netherwood ran the firm in partnership with Arthur Riley. A notice to dissolve a partnership was posted in June 1940, with Law continuing to run the business:[3] Previously, Edwin had been a partner of accountants Messrs. Netherwood and Lee.

NOTICE is hereby given, that the Partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned Law Netherwood of 2 Imperial Road, Huddersfield in the county of York, Chartered Accountant and Arthur Riley of "Thornwick," Bankfoot Lane, Netherton, near Huddersfield aforesaid carrying on business as Chartered Accountants under the style or firm of EDWIN NETHERWOOD & SON has been dissolved by mutual consent as on and from the twenty-second day of May 1940. All debts due to and owing by the said late firm will be received and paid by the said Law Netherwood who will in future continue to carry on the said business under the same style or firm.

Dated the eleventh day of June, 1940.

The firm was known to still be in business during the 1950s.[4]

Notes and References

  1. Married in 1888 to Mary Ellen Rushworth. Retired to "Glenmore", Albert Drive, Deganwy, Wales, where he died 1 April 1931. He left an estate valued at £7,913 4s. 9d.
  2. Born 16 November 1890. Married 16 April 1919 to Gladys Carmichael at Hillhouse Congregational Church. Died 27 March 1868.
  3. London Gazette (21/Jun/1940).
  4. A notice was posted by the firm in the Yorkshire Post (21/Aug/1954).