Safe Shares :1910-1914 : Stock dividend warrants for interest due issued by the following companies: Argentine Great Western Railway Company Limited; Buenos Ayres Western Railway Limited; Canadian Northern Railway Company; Central Argentine Railway Limited; The Central Uruguay Railway Company of Monte Video, Limited; The Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa Limited; The Cordoba Central Buenos Ayres Extension Railway Limited; East Indian Railway Company; The Eastern Telegraph Company; The Great Northern Railway Company; Great Western Railway; Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Limited; Lipton Limited; London Brighton and South Coast Railway Company; Midland Railway Company; and Western Australia Government.
From Armstrong papers. http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/943693677.pdf
After the proceeds of the sale of estates were received in the late 1890s and early 1900s many Landed families might have invested in the type of portfolio as set out above.
Work War 1 and the taxation measures of Lloyd George decimated the capital assets of Britain and Ireland’s well off class.
Magistrate possibly of the Armstrong Tipperary line.
Rev. George Armstronge/Armstrong, 1796. Signed petition 1827 against Catholic Emancipation as Chancellor Ross. Rector of Rosscarbery, 1831, daughter Eleanor m John Fitzhenry Townsend, 1867, Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin and Drishane, later Admiralty Judge of High Court.