Goldsbrough Mort & Co

Auctioneering and brokerage business which dominated the early wool trade. It was formed by the merger of Mort & Co with the Melbourne company R Goldsbrough & Co.

Milestone
Formed
1888
Incorporated
1888
Merged into
1963
Property
Occupied
1886 - 1995
Type

Goldsbrough Mort & Co

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,
2008

By 1838 wool was Australia's main export, and auctioneer Thomas Mort's wool stores grew rapidly as a major presence in Ultimo and Pyrmont.