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1951 Directory for the British Glass Industry: Users C

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

CAKEBREAD, ROBEY & CO. LTD. Head Office: CAROBA WORKS, HIGH ROAD, WOOD GREEN, LONDON, N.22. T.A., "Splendour, Wood, London". T.N., BOWes Park 1212 (8 lines). Established 1882.
Ecclesiastical and domestic leaded lights; glazing contractors.
Trade Name: Caroba.
Directors: A. E. L. Robey (Managing); H. A. Millett; E. J. Manlow.

CAMM & CO. Head Office and Works: 184/6 HIGH STREET, SMETHWICK, 41, STAFFS. T.N., SMEthwick 0134. Established 1893.
Stained glass; leaded lights; copper lights.
Managing Director: H. Camm.

CAMM (THOMAS WILLIAM), THE STUDIO, 199 HIGH STREET, SMETHWICK. T.A., "Smethwick 0116". T.N., SMEthwick 0116. Established about 1860. One gas kiln.
Stained glass memorial windows; leaded ornamental.
Partners: F. Camm; R. Camm; W. H. Camm.

CAMPBELL BROS. (GLASS & PAINT ) LTD., 37/79 MILLFIELD, BELFAST, IRELAND. T.A., "Ciaritude, Belfast". T.N., Belfast 26646/7 and 23059. Established 1902. One kiln; gas.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; stained glass; leaded lights; technical mirrors.
Managing Director: R. S. Thompson.
Secretary: R. P. Phoenix.

CAMPBELL (RODNEY) & CO., 17 BRUNSWICK STREET, BELFAST, N. IRELAND. T .N., Belfast 20932. Established 1943.
Supply of plate glass and windscreen assemblies to the motor and coachbuilding trades. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products.
Managing Director: R. M. Campbell.

CAPE GLASS WORKS, 2/4 DORSET WALK, CLAPHAM, LONDON, S.W.8. T.N., RELiance 3590. Established 1904.
Hand-made fancy glassware with fired-on colours.
Proprietor: J. Pailthorpe.

CARLSWOOD GLASS WORKS LTD., 1 SCHOFIELD STREET, REDDISH, STOCKPORT. T.N., HEAton Moor 1655.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processers of constructional glass products; stained glass; leaded lights.
Directors: D. McCulloch; E. Nevitt.

CASARTELLI BROS., 1/3 DUKE STREET, LIVERPOOL 1. T.A., "Fratellicas, Liverpool". T.N., ROYal 2367. Established 1790.
Industrial and chemical thermometers.
Directors: G. F. Casartelli (Managing); G. B. M. Casartelli.

CASELLA (C. F.) & CO. LTD., REGENT HOUSE, FITZROY SQUARE, LONDON, W.1. T.A., " Escutcheon, Rath, London". T.N., EUSton 3750 and 1045. Established approximately 1810.
Hydrometers; barometers; thermometers.
Managing Director: R. P. Abraham.
Secretary: D. A. Herbert.

CASHMORE & CO. LTD., VICTORIA STREET and TEMPLE STREET, BRISTOL. T.A., "Cash more, Bristol". T.N., Bristol 24413/4. Established 1826.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products.
Managing Director: J. T. Gardener.
Secretary: C. H. Cummins.

CASPAR LTD., 33 ST. PANCRAS WAY, LONDON, N.W.1. T.N., EUSton 2521. Established 1879.
Sandblast, decorative glass workers and colour-firing experts; signs, etc.
Directors: W. B. Opie; I. T. Idris; E. L. Tucker; E. G. Read.

CATHODEON LTD., MEADOWCROFT LABORATORIES, CHURCH STREET, CHESTERTON, CAMBRIDGE. T.A., "Cathodeon, Cambridge". T.N., Cambridge 54753. Established 1935.
Development and small-scale production of specialized vacuum devices (television camera tubes, cathode-ray tubes, photo-cells, etc.); design and production of glass-to-metal seals for special purposes; hermetically-sealed switches; vacuum gauges (ionization, Pirani); vacuum pumps (mercury diffusion).
Trade Names: Cathodeon; Photicon; Monicon.
Managing Director: C. O. Stanley, C.B.E.
Secretary: F. Keys.

C. B. & CO. (GLASS) LTD., 30 CLAPHAM HIGH STREET, LONDON, S.W.4. T.N., MACauley 3268/9 and 6242/3. Established 1945.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; stained glass; leaded lights; mirrors.
Managing Director: E. C. Bridge.
Secretary: F . C. Middleton.

CHATER (JOSEPH) & SONS LTD., 785 COMMERCIAL ROAD, LONDON, E.l4. T.A ., "Colour, Pop, London". T.N., EASt 2436 / 9 (4 lines). Established 1746.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processers of constructional glass products; stained glass; leaded lights; copper lights; patent glazing; mirrors.
Directors: G. L. Chater (Joint Managing and Secretary); R. C. Chater (Joint Managing).

CHEMICAL & INSULATING CO. LTD., COCKERTON, DARLINGTON, Co. DURHAM. T.A., "Dextro, Darlington". T.N., Darlington 3547/9 (3 lines). London Office: ST. MARGARET'S MANSIONS, 53 VICTORIA STREET, S.W.1. T.A., "Dicolond, Sowest, London". T.N., ABBey 1344/5. Established 1927.
Spun glass insulating products.
Managing Director: E. G. Fairburn.
Secretary: F. Sawdon.
See also Section C.

CHEW & COMMANDER, 92 BISHOP STREET, Birmingham 5. T.N., MIDland 4958. Established 1878.
Glass firing to the trade; sign panels designed and manufactured; vitreous enameling; speciality-ships' telegraph dials.
Partners: B. Jones; E. Brady.

CINEMA-TELEVISION LTD. Head Office: ALBION HOUSE, 59 NEW OXFORD STREET, LONDON, W.C.1. T.N., TEMple Bar 4333. Works: WORSLEY BRIDGE ROAD, LOWER SYDENHAM, LONDON, S.E.26. T.A., "Televisor, Forest, London". T.N., HITher Green 4600. Established as Cinema-Television Ltd., 1937.
Cathode-ray tubes, oscillographic and television; photo-electric cells.
Trade Names: Cintel; Cathovisor.
Managing Director: G. Darnley Smith.
Secretary: S. E. A. Pitman.

CITY GLASS CO. LTD., 167 WEST GRAHAM STREET, GLASGOW, C.4. T.A., "Reflection, Glasgow". T.N., DOUglas 6641/4 (4 lines). Established 1903.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; stained glass windows; leaded lights; mirrors; building-up old chandeliers and candelabra; "Vitroflex".
Managing Director: A. M. McLundie.
Secretary: D. Gillies.

CITY GLASS WORKS, ROSE PLACE, LIVERPOOL 3. T.N., NORth 0589 and 0580. Established 1920.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass; stained glass windows; leaded lights; wall panelling; patent glazing.
Managing Director: G. H. Roberts.
Secretary: E. Knott.

CITY SAND BLAST CO. LTD., 171/173 NEW NORTH ROAD, LONDON, N.1. T.N., CLErkenwell 6850 and 8608. Established 1900.
Stockists of plate and sheet glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; decorative art glass by sand blasting.
Managing Director: M. Friedlander.
Secretary: A. Friedlander.

CLARE (R.) & CO. LTD., 1/2 SILESIA BUILDINGS, MARE STREET, HACKNEY, LONDON. E.8. T .N., AMHerst 5866/7. Established 1929.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; mirrors.
Managing Director: M. Lishner.
Secretary: S. A. Lishner.

CLARK (JAMES) & EATON LTD. Head Office and Works: SCORESBY HOUSE, GLASSHILL STREET, BLACKFRIARS, LONDON, S.E.1. T.A., "Replacement, Sedist, London". T.N., WATerloo 8010 (20 lines). Established 1855. One electric firing kiln.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; stained glass windows; leaded lights; all-glass ventilating units.
Trade Name: Ventiblock.
Managing Director: J. T. Clark.
Secretary: A. S. Clark.

CLARKE & CO. (HOXTON) LTD., 28/36 DRYSDALE STREET, LONDON, N.1. T.A., "Warshawdom, London". T.N., CLErkenwell 2751; 3886; 2777 (P.B.X.). Established 1860. Two furnaces: one gas; one electric.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; bent glass; mirrors; wall panelling; leaded lights.
Managing Director: L. E. Warshaw.
Secretary: J. L. Davies.
See Advertisement, page 14.

CLAUDE-GENERAL NEON LIGHTS LTD., PITMAN HOUSE, PARKER STREET, KINSGWAY, LONDON, W.C.2. T.A., "Claudgen, Westcent, London". T.N., HOLborn 7294 (P.B.X.). Works: SOUTH AFRICA PAVILION, WEMBLEY HILL ESTATE, WEMBLEY, MIDDLESEX. T.A., "Claudgen, Wembley". T.N., WEMbley 3682 (P.B.X.). Established 1930.
Fluorescent lighting tubes for sign and lighting purposes.
Trade Name: Claudgen.
Managing Director: S. Dickson Moyse.
Secretary: F. F. Newlands, C.A.

CLAYTON & BELL. Studio: TOWNSEND GREEN, HADDENHAM, BUCKS. T.N., Haddenham 271. Established 1854.
Stained glass windows; mosaics.
Managing Director: M. C. Farrar Bell.

CLAYTON (J.) & SON 15 CLERKENWELL GREEN, LONDON, E.C.1. T.N., CLErkenwell 4669. Established 1900.
Lamp blown glassware and apparatus chiefly for the surgical and medical professions.
Proprietor: F. E. Clayton.

CLEAVER (A. R. & W.) LTD. Head Office: WOOD STREET, NORTHAMPTON. T.A., "Lead, Northampton". T.N., Northampton 1432/8 (7 lines). Works: MILL LANE, BARING ROAD, NORTHAMPTON. Established 1853.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products.
Managing Director: A. E. Cleaver.
Secretary: L. F. Bartlett .

CLIFFORD (C.) LTD., 27/31 LONDON ROAD, KINGSTON-ON-THAMES. T.A., "Wallpapers, Kingston-on-Thames". T.N., Kingston 4421/6 (6 lines). Established 1865.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products; mirror specialists.
Trade name: B.C.M. Sundura.
Managing Director and Secretary: R. C. Simmonds.

CLOKEY (W. F.) & CO. LTD., 7/13 KING STREET, BELFAST, N. IRELAND. T.A., " Keyclo, Belfast". T.N., Belfast 23484/5.
Stockists of safety glass. Specialists in decorative and stained glass; leaded lights; copper lights; mirrors.

COLE (PHILIP W.), R.B.A., A.R.C.A., TILEKILN, FAIRLIGHT, SUSSEX. T.N., Hastings 1580. Established 1920. One furnace.
Stained glass ecclesiastical windows.

COLLIN (C.) LTD. Head Office: THE GLASS HOUSE, HIGH STREET, CROYDON. T.N. CROydon 2134/7 (4 lines). Works: THE ART GLASS WORKS, MASONS AVENUE, HIGH STREET, CROYDON. Established 1920.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Manufacturers and processors of constructional glass products.
Managing Director: C. Collin.
Secretary: W. E. Smith.

COMITTI (O.) & SON LTD., 51/53 Mount PLEASANT, HOLBORN, LONOON, W.C.1. T.A., "Thermology, London". T.N., TERminus 1012.
Thermometers; barometers.
Directors: G. J. Barker; R. J. Barker.

COMPTON BROS. (GLASS WORKS) 1936 LTD., 24 LOW HILL, LIVERPOOL 6. T.A., "Toncomp, Liverpool" T.N. Anfield 1298. Established 1887. Four furnaces: electricity; gas.
Brilliant cut, embossed and etched glass; all kinds of special lighting glass; electro-copper lights; stained and painted glass; leaded lights; moulded panels; decorative mirrors; precision work in glass; glass buttons produced by improved equipment.
Trade Name: CB.
Managing Director: G. Chase.
Secretary: Miss N. G. Ogden.

COOKE, TROUGHTON & SIMMS LTD., HAXBY ROAD, YORK. T.A., "Coordinate, York". T.N., York 4112. London Office: BROADWAY COURT, WESTMINSTER, S.W.1. T.A., "Coordinate, Sowest, London" . T.N., WHitehall 9628. Established 1718.
Graticules; lenses; prisms; microscopes; surveying instruments; industrial optical instruments.
Joint Managing Directors: J. Simms-Wilson; E. W. Taylor.
Secretary: H. Wright.

COOPER (H. W.) and CO. LTD., 3/5 PLYMPTON STREET, LONDON, N.W.8. T.N. PADdington 4219. Established 1860.
Manufacturers of circular and sliding hit-and-miss glass ventilators; adjustable and fixed louvre glass ventilators; glass fireblowers.
Managing Director: V. R. Fyfield.
Secretary: L. A. L. Tompsett.

COPE (A. J.) & SON, 7 ROLLIT STREET, HOLLOWAY, LONDON N.7. T.N., NORth 3510. Established 1850.
Graduated glass dispensing measures; pipeclay triangles.
Joint Managing: Directors: W. T. Harvey; R. H. Cope.

COPLEY (F.) & CO., POLLARDS SWISS MILLS, WOLLATON ROAD, BEESTON, NOTTS. T.A., "Beeston 54737". T.N., Beeston 54737. Established 1946.
Lampblown glassware; thread guides; neon signs; Christmas tree decorations.
Trade Name: King Wenceslas.
Managing Director: F. Copley.
Secretary: Miss D. E. Leek.

COPPE (JULES) LTD., SECOND AVENUE, TEAM VALLEY TRADING ESTATE, GATESHEAD-UPON-TYNE. T.A.. "Capsules, Gateshead". T.N., Low Fell 75309. Established 1916. One gas-fired furnace.
Lampblown laboratory, scientific and medical glassware and apparatus.
Directors: J. J. Coppe (British) (Managing); J. Coppe (Belgian).
Secretary: W. M. Matthewson.

COSSOR (A. C.) & SON (SURGICAL) LTD., ACCOSON WORKS, VALE ROAD, LONDON, N.4. T.A., "Fracosson, Phone, London". T.N., STAmford Hill 1172/3. Sole Export Agents: LYALL WILLIS & Co. LTD., DRAYTON HOUSE, GORDON STREET, LONDON, W.C.1. Established 1859.
Syringes (all glass) hypodermic, serum, insulin, and tuberculin; sphygmomanometers (blood pressure apparatus).
Trade Name: Accoson.
Directors: F. G. Cossor; Mrs. M Cossor; E. E. Barnett.

COUNTY GLAZING (KENT) LTD., 1 STATION APPROACH, CATFORD BRIDGE, LONDON, S.E.6. T.N., HITher Green 3694. Established 1947.
Leaded lights; patent glazing.
Managing Director: G. R. Hill.
Secretary: J. T. Webber.

COWLISHAW (J. C.) LTD., 42 BRIDGE STREET, CHORLTON-ON-MEDLOCK, MANCHESTER 15. T.A. , "Cowlishaw, 1842 Ardwick, Manchester". T.N., ARDwick 1842. Established 1903 as G. O. Baumbach; Limited Company formed 1925.
Annealing furnaces: electricity. Mercury vapour pumps; Rees-Hugill specific gravity flasks; high temperature thermometers; thermometers, chemical, milk glass-scale; glass-to-glass seals.
Trade Names: Rees-Hugill.
Directors: G. O. Baumbach (Managing); J. G. Baumbach (Secretary); O. C. Baumbach.

COX & BARNARD LTD., 142 OLD SHOREHAM ROAD, HOVE 4, SUSSEX. T.N., Hove 34906. Established 1921; Limited Company formed 1939. One furnace: gas.
Stockists of plate, sheet and safety glass. Craftsmen in stained glass and leaded lights.
Managing Director: O. Cox.
Secretary: Miss M. E. Sutton.

CRYSTALART LTD. Head Office and Works: CROWN WORKS, MILL STREET, STOKE-ON-TRENT. T.N., Stoke-on-Trent 4550. Works: ENTERPRISE WORKS, WHARF STREET, STOKE-ON-TRENT. Sole Distributors: PERCY HANCOCK & SON LTD., 70/71 GAMAGE BUILDING, HOLBORN, LONDON, E.C.1. T.A., "Glasanpot, Smith, London". T.N., CHAncery 7682. Established 1939. Four continuous and intermittent furnaces: electricity; gas.
Hand-cut and decorated domestic glassware and stem ware; brilliant cutting; silk-screen printing.
Trade Name: Denart.
Directors: P. Hancock; W. D. Cooper, B.Sc.
See Advertisement, page 24.


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