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A. Ogston and Sons

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of Aberdeen. Soap and candle maker

1802 Company founded

Sometime after 1892, the soap and candle works of Charles Tennant and Co Ltd at St Rollox was merged with A. Ogston and Sons of Aberdeen, to form Ogston and Tennant Ltd [1].

The combined company later became part of the Lever Group.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. First Tennant Memorial Lecture, 1943, delivered by Brigadier General Sir William Alexander to the Glasgow section of the Society of Chemical Industry
  • The History of Unilever by Charles Wilson. Published 1954 by Cassell and Co