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Bennett, Sons and Shears

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of Farringdon Works, Shoe Lane, London, EC

c1814 Company was established by James Shears at Fleet Market and was the continuation of the amalgamated business of James Shears and Sons, Bankside and Bennett and Sons, Kingsland Road. N.

1907 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Engineers, coppersmiths, millwrights and brassfounders. Specialities: machinery and utensils for breweries, distilleries, sugar plantations and refineries, stearine candle and soap factories, chemical works and laboratories; manufacturers of pewter worms, backs and vats. [1]

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