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1951 Directory for the British Glass Industry: Companies T

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1951 Directory for the British Glass Industry

THERMAL SYNDICATE LTD., WALLSEND, NORTHUMBERLAND. T.A., "Thermal, Wallsend". T.N., Wallsend 63242. London Office: 12/14 OLD PYE STREET, WESTMINSTER, S.W.1. T.A., "Quartzware, Phone, London" T.N., ABBey 5469. Established 1903. Laboratory and scientific ware, Vitreosil; optical ware, Vitreosil; tubing and rod, Vitreosil; filtering crucibles, sintered, Vitreosil; fused quartz-to-glass seals; fused quartz fibre (for scientific purposes); industrial ware, Vitreosil-pipes, beakers, retorts, etc. Trade Name: Vitreosil. Directors: G. C. H. Matthey (Chairman); R. H. F. Houstoun (Managing); R. W. Gregory; J. S. Paget; D. McDonald; C. I. C. Bosanquet. Secretary: A. E. Veitch. See also Section C. See Advertisement, page 29.

THERMOS (1925) LTD., SEYMOUR ROAD, LEYTON, LONDON, E.10. T.A., "Thermos, Leystone, London" . T.N., LEYtonstone 4061/4 (4 lines). Established 1907. One continuous tank furnace: oil. Glass vacuum vessels of all types; dewar vessels. Trade Names: Thermos; Thervac. Directors: L. T. Sawney (Managing); A. E. Payson; H. W. Edwards. Secretary: R. R. Thomas.

TINTOMETER LTD., THE COLOUR LABORATORY, SALISBURY, WILTS. T.A., "Tintometer, Salisbury" . T.N., Salisbury 2837. Established 1885. Twelve glassmaking, twenty heat-treatment, furnaces: town's gas; electricity. Colour comparators (Lovibond) with glass colour standards; light filters; optical glass cells. Trade Names: Ogal; Lovibond; Tintometer. Directors: A. J. Fawcett; S. Fawcett; M. Fawcett; G. J. Chamberlain; D. G. Lovell.

TOMEY & SONS LTD., TAY GLASS WORKS, PERTH, SCOTLAND. Established 1850 (Private); Limited 1919. Machinery glassware; gauge glasses; oil cups, etc. Trade Names: Eureka; High Resistance. Directors: T. Kaye; W. A. Aslett (Secretary).

TOMEY (JOSEPH) & SONS LTD., CATHERINE STREET, ASTON, BIRMINGHAM 6. T.A., "Tomey, Birmingham". T.N., EASt 1786/8 (3 lines). London Office: 5 LONDON BRIDGE STREET, S.E.1. T.N., HOP 2448. Established 1850. Regenerative, gas-fired and oil-fired, furnaces: coal; fuel oil. Machinery glassware; tubing and rod; petrol-pump globes; glass processing, including bending, bevelling, cutting, sandblasting, etc. Trade Names: Eureka; Hercules. Directors: S. W. Cadden, M.I.Mech.E. (Managing); J. W. Massey, F.C.A. Secretary: F. M. Lancaster.

TOMLINSON & CO. LTD., MANOR FLINT GLASS WORKS, STAIRFOOT, BARNSLEY, YORKS. T.A., "Silica, Phone, Barnsley". T.N., Barnsley 3305. Established 1891. Two ten-pot furnaces: coal. Bottles, medical and pharmaceutical, toilet and cosmetics. Directors: G. T. Tomlinson (Managing); Mrs. E. Tomlinson; H. Tomlinson; J. E. Scott. Secretary: B. J. Wilkins.

TRANSLUCENT GLASS LTD., GRANTLEY STREET, WAKEFIELD, YORKS. T. A., "Litinglass, Wakefield". T.N., Wakefield 3931. Established 1946. Two four-pot recuperative, two one-pot recuperative, furnaces: town's gas. Illuminating glassware of all kinds. Trade Name: Morco. Directors: S. B. Gillett {Chairman and Managing); N. Fleming (Assistant Managing and Secretary); J. Jungworth (Works Manager).

TRENT VALLEY GLASSWORKS LTD. Head Office and Regd. Office: GLASTICS LTD., 24/5 MUSEUM STREET, LONDON, W.C.1 (Sole Selling Agents). T.N., MUSeum 9876. Works: SCROPTON ROAD, HATTON, DERBYSHIRE. T.N., Tutbury 6261. Established 1945. Two pot furnaces : coal. Bottles and jars for medical and pharmaceutical, toilet and cosmetics trades; Winchesters; hand-pressed domestic glassware. Directors: W. Bennett (Managing); W. H. Bennett; J. A. Bennett; R. Layden. Secretary: S. J. E. Edgeworth.

TURNBULL (MATTHEW) LTD., CORNHILL GLASS WORKS, SUNDERLAND. T.N., Sunderland 4361. Established 1859. Three tank, two pot, furnaces: coal; gas; oil. Hand-pressed domestic glassware. Directors: J. M. E. Howarth (Managing); N. Howarth. Secretary: B. Easton.


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