|REF. NO.||DENOMINATION||DESCRIPTION||NO. ISSUED||CONDITION||VALUE|
|101||ordinary shares||19, blue||>3233||VF||£30-40|
Kerr Stuart and Company Ltd
Registered 1894. Dissolved <1916. Company number 40717.
Founded in Scotland as locomotive agents but in 1892 they bought the California locomotive works in Stoke on Trent belonging to Hartley, Arnoux and Fanning and proceeded to build their own locomotives. These narrow gauge engines found their way to all corners of the world and many are still running or have been preserved. Mitchell, designer of ther Spitfire, did his apprenticeship at this company.
Capital £420,000 in 300,000 ordinary shares and 120,000 7% cumulative preference shares of £1