Thomas Duff & Company Ltd

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Thomas Duff & Company Ltd

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Having previously worked as manager of the Borneo Co, Thomas Duff founded the firm in 1883 to act as agents for the Samnuggur Jute Factory Co and the Titaghur Jute Factory Co, two Calcutta Jute mill companies founded by Duff in 1873 and 1883 respectively. They took on the agency of the Victoria Jute Factory Co in 1888 and that of the Angus Company in 1933. In 1948 Thomas Duff & Company Ltd, was reconstructed and registered as the Indian company Thomas Duff & Co (India) Private Ltd with Thomas Duff & Company Ltd, as a wholly owned subsidiary. The Indian Company continued to be the managing agents for the Titaghur Group Companies and still maintained the Dundee office at Meadow House in conjunction with the Titaghur Jute Factory Co Ltd and A & S Henry & Co (Dundee) Ltd until 1983.


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