F W Heilgers & Company

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F W Heilgers & Company

A Managing Agent and merchant company established 'Wattenbach, Heilgers & Co', this became ‘F W Heilgers & Company’ by 1878. Their offices were at 136 Canning Street, Calcutta and formed as F W Heilgers & Company. Their UK based office was known by the same name. They had interests in coal and the Jute industry [1].

In 1917 the company was acquired by Bird & Company[1]

Coal Operationss

The following have been identified as having 'F W Heilgers & Company' as their Managing Agent:-

Jute Mills

The following Jute Mills are listed on the page 'A List of Jute Mills in India' as having 'F W Heilgers & Company' as Agent, later taken over by 'Bird & Company' :-


  1. 1.0 1.1 “Industrial Railways and Locomotives of India and South Asia” compiled by Simon Darvill. Published by ‘The Industrial Railway Society’ 2013. ISBN 978 1 901556 82-7. Available at http://irsshop.co.uk/India. Reference: Entry WB83 page ....