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B. J. Forder and Son

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See Benjamin John Harfield Forder

1897 Owned Sundon Cement Works, Dunstable.

1900 The company was registered on 25 May, to acquire the lime, cement and brick works of the firm of the same name. [1]

1911 The Lime and Cement Businesses were sold to the British Portland Cement Manufacturers

1914 Directors: Halley Stewart, J.P. (Chairman), Percy Malcolm Stewart, J.P. (Managing Director), and Benjamin Christmas Forder, J.P.

1923 Acquired the London Brick Co to form the London Brick Company and Forders.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, March 16, 1937