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Cairns, Noble and Co

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of Akenside House, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Coal Merchants

1875 Established by Thomas Cairns

1888 W. J. Noble joined the partnership.

Managers of the Cairn Line and the Thomson Line of Steamers

1914 Principals: W. J. Noble, J.P., T. Russell Cairns, and W. Black Noble. Branches: Cairns, Noble & Co., and Wm. Thomson & Co., Ltd., London; Hall Brothers, Cairns, Noble & Co., Ltd., Cardiff.

Later taken over by Furness, Withy and Co

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