British South Africa Company: Office of Mines – Form 1 (IIIA) (1903 Ordinance)

British South Africa Company

Office of Mines – Form 1 (IIIA) (1903 Ordinance)

No.HolderDateDistrict
31264Meech Lambert Bourke13/03/1913Umtali
31265Meech Lambert Bourke13/03/1913Umtali
32312William David Bradshaw15/06/1911Gwelo
33450Herbert Kevin Hill28/05/1911Bulawayo
33451Herbert Kerr20/05/1911Bulawayo
35226Hartley Syndicate20/09/1911Hartley
35989L H A Syndicate27/03/1911Salisbury
36058John Davies01/04/1911Salisbury
36188Morris Singer10/04/1911Salisbury
38090Elizabeth Reid Malcolm19/07/1911Gwelo
38091Elizabeth Reid Malcolm19/07/1911Gwelo
38111Christopher John Walls24/07/1911Gwelo
38153Robert Culbertson Vernon31/07/1911Gwelo
40401Nat Tan24/06/1912Gwelo
40405Percy Tan24/06/1912Gwelo
40413Eugene Schuetz01/09/1912Gwelo
40950Willoughby's Consolidated Co Ltd13/01/1912Bulawayo
41082William Drabble24/08/Salisbury
41713Ernest Andrews Kent20/07/1911Salisbury
41748Johannes Vorwerk22/07/1911Salisbury
41755Lionel Graas Wyllie22/07/1911Salisbury
41756Lionel Graas Wyllie22/07/1911Salisbury
41793East London Syndicate29/07/1911Salisbury
41804John Frederick Villar31/07/1911Salisbury
41833Walter Cockram Harrison05/08/1911Salisbury
41925Nathaniel Morre15/08/1911Salisbury
41957Alfred Preuss22/08/1911Salisbury
41983William Wrabble24/08/1911Salisbury
41994Harold Edward Williams26/08/1911Salisbury
42093Ernest Aubrey Kemp14/09/1911Salisbury
42206Ermile Langlois30/10/1911Salisbury
42208Ermile Langlois30/10/1911Salisbury
42211Ermile Lamglois30/10/1911Salisbury
42352Dimitri Zackhauas02/12/1911Salisbury
42700Theodor Wilhelm Posselt08/09/1911Victoria
44657Thomas Arthur Fraser06/09/1913Salisbury

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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

Rose of Sharon and Shamrock Gold Mines Ltd

Rose of Sharon and Shamrock Gold Mines Ltd

The Rose of Sharon and Shamrock Gold Mines Ltd was registered 22 October 1900 to acquire two groups of mining claims, 139 in all, located on the Mavin gold belt in the Gwelo District known as the Rose of Sharon and Shamrock Gold Mines held by the Bulawayo Exploration Co Ltd.

In November 1900, 80,000 shares were offered for public subscription by the Bulawayo Exploration Co Ltd.

The company went into voluntary liquidation in 1911.

References

  • Mining Year Book, 1911
  • Register of Defunct and Other Companies Removed from the Stock Exchage Official Year-book 1973

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Ayrshire Gold Mine Ltd

Ayrshire Gold Mine Ltd

The Ayrshire Gold Mine Ltd was registerd 18 March 1908. On 30 Sept 1909 it was resolved to voluntarily wind up the company.

References

  • The Mining Manual 1910

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Mashonaland Agency Ltd

Mashonaland Agency Ltd

The Mashonaland Agency Ltd was registered 29 August 1894 was a reconstruction of a company of the same name registerd 16 December 1890 to acquire properties in Mashonaland and to carry on mining and prospecting operations.

In 1899, the company acquired the undertaking of Mashonaland (Central) Gold Mining Co Ltd. The company also held shares in other companies including:

Properties owned as of 31 December 1909, included:

  • 164 gold mining claims with interests in an additional 190 claims
  • 349,365 acres of farm lands in Matabeleland with an interests in an additional 86,335 acres
  • 46,764 acres of farm lands in Matabeleland
  • seven town stands in Bulawayo
  • sixty-one stands in Salisbury
  • nineteen stands in Victoria
  • fifteen stands in Umtali, and
  • one stand in Gwelo.

The company was reconstructed on 28 February 1916, again, as Mashonaland Agency Ltd. The reconstructed company took over the undertakings of any part or parts of the real and personal property of the company in South Africa or elsewhere

References

  • Mining Year Book, 1909
  • S.A. Mining Year Book, 1916

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British South Africa Company: Office of Mines – Form 12 (494)

British South Africa Company

Office of Mines – Form 12 (494)

Details

  • Date of Issue: December 1904
  • Reqn.: 494
  • Printer: 
  • Quantity: 3,000
No.HolderDateDistrict
01868Abercorn Syndicate Ltd16/05/1910Salisbury
02646William Horton Fletcher27/05/1910Hartley
02647William Horton Fletcher27/05/1910Hartley

Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd

Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd

The Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd was registered in Rhodesia 13 May 1905, being a reconstruction of a London company of the same name registered in 30 January 1895.

The company held:

  • 40 claims in the Matabeleland
  • 35,000 shares in Mazoe Mines Ltd
  • 46,000 fully paid shares in Guinea Fowl Mines Ltd, and
  • 6,754 preference, and 10,000 ordinary, shares in Inyoka (Rhodesia) Tobacco Co Ltd.

On 15th November, 1912, the Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd was amalgamated with a reconstructed Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd as Mashonaland Consolidated (1912) Ltd.

References

  • Mining Year Book, 1911

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Mashonaland Consolidated (1912) Ltd

Mashonaland Consolidated (1912) Ltd

On 15th November, 1912, Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd was reconstructed, and amalgamated with the Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd as Mashonaland Consolidated (1912) Ltd.

The original capital was 5s and shareholders in Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd were offered one share credited as 4s paid for every fully paid 5s share held, and shareholders in Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd, four shares credited 4s paid for each £1 share held.

By this time, the company held:

  • 72 claims in the Hartley District
  • 1,970 acres in Mazoe Valley
  • mining rights over 50,000 acres (known as Moore’s Concession in the Mazoe District)
  • two town stands in Salisbury, and
  • 164,075 fully paid ordinary and 164,075 deferred shares in Rhodesia Consolidated Ltd.

References

  • The Mining Manual and Mining Year Book 1923 – Walter R. Skinner and Financial Times

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Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd

Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd

 

On 6 October 1909, Mashonaland Consolidated Ltd was reconstructed as Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd.

Shareholders were entitled to 3 shares credited as 4s paid for every two old £1 shares held, the liability of 1s being paid 3d on application, 3d on allotment, and the balance in calls, not exceeding 3d at intervals of not less than two months; the issue of 250,000 shares was guaranteed by the Share Guarantee Trust Ltd for a commission of five percent cash. In October 1909 tenders were invited for the shares not taken up by shareholders.

By this time, the company held:

  • 500 claims in Rhodesia (of which 110 were let on tribute)
  • 20,000 acres in Mazoe Valley with mining rights over 50,000 acres
  • two town stands in Salisbury, and
  • large amounts of fully paid shares in Golden Valley Ltd.

It was reconstructed and amalgamated on 15th November, 1912, with the Rhodesian Mining and Finance Co Ltd as Mashonaland Consolidated (1912) Ltd.

References

  • Mining Year Book, 1911

Mashonaland Consolidated Ltd

Mashonaland Consolidated Ltd

On 9 January, 1902, Mashonaland Consolidated Development Co Ltd was reconstructed as Mashonaland Consolidated Ltd.

It was reconstructed again 6 October, 1909, as Mashonaland Consolidated (1909) Ltd.

References

  • Mining Year Book, 1911

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