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Gillanders, Arbuthnot and Co

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of Calcutta, India

Formed by F. M. Gillanders and G. C. Arbuthnot.

1842 Partnership change. 'The Copartnerships hitherto carried on by the undersigned, under the firms of Ogilvy, Gillanders, and Co. in Liverpool, and of Gillanders, Arbuthnot, and Co. in Calcutta, are dissolved, from 30th April 1840, in so far as respects Mr. Francis Mackenzie Gillanders, by mutual consent. (Signed) F. M. Gillanders, Thomas Ogilvy, George C. Arbuthnot, John Jackson, George Gillanders, Adam S. Gladstone.'[1]

Contractors for the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

1935 Incorporated as a Limited Company under the Indian Companies Act VII of 1913.

Became part of the Kothari Group of Companies in the late sixties

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