|REF. NO.||DENOMINATION||DESCRIPTION||NO. ISSUED||CONDITION||VALUE|
|101||£20 shares||18, £15 paid, black||>141||F-VF||£45|
Tyne Steam Shipping Company Ltd .
Registered 1864. Dissolved <1916. Company number 1268C
Capital in shares of £20
Sir William H. Stephenson (1836- ). Industrialist and benefactor. Provided Elswick Park to the town. Lord Mayor of Newcastle for 7 terms between 1875 and 1911. Founded Throckley Coal Co. in 1867, promoted Gateshead Equitable Gas Light Co. and Newcastle and Gateshead Water Co. Knighted for his services to Newcastle in 1900. One of the company’s ships was named after him.