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Ames Crosta Sanitary Engineering Co

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of Nottingham

See also Lorenzo William Crosta

1898 Formation of company. Richard Ames. Charles Herbert Williams, Chairman.[1]

1899 Acquired the Patent Gully Co.[2]

1913 Financial problems with creditors.[3]

1939 Mentioned. Ames Crosta Sanitary Engineering Co [4]

Presumably became Ames Crosta Mills and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette Publication date:2 December 1898 Issue:27029 Page:7835
  2. Nottinghamshire Guardian - Saturday 04 March 1899
  3. The Edinburgh Gazette Publication date:17 January 1913 Issue:12530 Page:78
  4. Coatbridge Leader - Saturday 23 September 1939