Booker Brothers & Co.

Firm Details

People & Investments (3)

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Firm Evolutions (2)

Lucas & Cook []
1834 →


  1. Booker Brothers grew out of Lucas & Cook, 'a well-established house in Liverpool with a business in Georgetown, the capital of Demerara'

  2. Partnership between Wm Lucas, William Cook and Geo. Booker lately subsisting at Liverpool under firm of Lucas and Cook and at Demerary under the firm of Lucas, Cook and co., is dissolved by mutual consent; the concern at Demerary will cease and determine 31/12 next. Dividends to Lucas, Cook from estates under administration were still being paid out in the 1850s and 1860s


  1. Judy Slinn and Jennifer Tanburn, The Booker Story (Andover, Jarrold Publishing, 2003), p. 5 and pp. 14-5

  2. London Gazette 19107 3/12/1833 p. 2237; e.g. London Gazette 21521 14/2/1854 p. 449 Estate of R.F. Mums [sis]; 222747/4/1863 p. 1954 Estate of R. F. Munro