J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd.

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Authorized form of name

J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd.

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Description area

Dates of existence

1865 – 1984

History

J. & L. F. Goodbody was established in 1865 as a jute manufacturing business based at Clashawaun in Clara and also with offices in Dublin. Its directors were Jonathan Goodbody (1865-88), Lewis F. Goodbody (1865-87), Robert Goodbody (c1870-88), Joshua C. Goodbody (c1873-88), Fredrick R. Goodbody (1880-88) and J. B. Clibborn Goodbody (1880-88).

The business was formed into a limited company in 1888 and traded under the name J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd. As well as jute, it also manufactured cotton and synthetics. Its main factories at Clara and Waterford were later joined by factories at Dublin, Limerick and Slane. In 1937, it became a public company when outside shareholders and directors were introduced. It was quoted on the Dublin Stock Exchange and wound up in 1984. The family crest was adopted as the registered trade mark.

Places

J. & L. F. Goodbody had manufacturing works in Clara, Offaly and in Waterford. They held offices in Dublin.

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd. was a jute, cotton and synthetic manufacturer.

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Internal structures/genealogy

The directors were Jonathan Goodbody (1865-88), Lewis F. Goodbody (1865-87), Robert Goodbody (c1870-88), Joshua C. Goodbody (c1873-88), Fredrick R. Goodbody (1880-88) and J. B. Clibborn Goodbody (1880-88).

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Goodbody, Lewis (1866-1933)

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Type of relationship

Goodbody, Lewis controls J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd.

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Description of relationship

Related entity

Goodbody, Frederick

Identifier of the related entity

Category of the relationship

hierarchical

Type of relationship

Goodbody, Frederick controls J. & L. F. Goodbody Ltd.

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Description of relationship

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Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, 2nd edition (2011)

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

June 2019, Ciara O'Brien

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