Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,644 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

United Dominions Trust

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United Dominions Trust, United Dominions Trust (Commercial) Ltd. of 51 Eastcheap, London, EC3.

UDT International Finance

1925 Incorporated as a public company with change of name from Continental Guaranty Corporation[1]

1926 Business included provision of financial service to the engineering and allied trades, especially the motor industry[2]

1928 Had been providing hire-purchase finance for industry for 10 years including purchases of motor cars from the leading manufacturers[3]

1969 The business included:[4]

  • Banking
  • Instalment credit (United Dominions Trust (Commercial))
  • Financial
  • Commodity Markets
  • Industrial and Commercial, including engineering, rental and maintenance of railway wagons, short-term hire of road and other constructional vehicles, a computer bureau, storage systems.

The business and branch network of British Wagon Co was being integrated with UDT's existing activities.

1981 Acquired by Trustee Savings Bank[5]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 24, 1925
  2. The Times July 27, 1926
  3. The Times Mar. 12, 1929
  4. The Times Sept. 11, 1969
  5. The Times Feb. 13, 1981