The Holton Land and Mining Co Ltd

The Holton Land and Mining Co Ltd

 

The Holton Land and Mining Co Ltd was established in April 1895. The company was been formed for the purpose of acquiring 550 gold mining claims and 212,000 acres of land (known as Holton Estate) in Mashonaland and to develop the same for flotation by means of subsidiary Companies.

Holton Consolidated Co Ltd was later formed to take over all the properties, cash in hand, and assets of the company and amalgamate the company with the Mount Darwin Syndicate Ltd and Mount Cornwall Gold Reefs and Estates Co Ltd.

References

  • African Review, Volume 19
  • London Standard Newspaper (Monday, April 08, 1895)
  • South African Mines 1895-96
  • Truth, Volume 45