Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 162,879 pages of information and 245,382 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Carreras

From Graces Guide
October 1903.
September 1936.
June 1939.
1951.

of Arcadia Works, City Road, London, E.C.

of Christopher Martin Road, Basildon.

of 4-8 St. James Places, Aldgate, London.

Tobacco Manufacturers

The House of Carreras was a tobacco business that was established in London in the nineteenth century by a nobleman from Spain, Don Jose Carreras Ferrer.

1903 The company was registered on 13 June, to acquire a business of tobacconists. [1]

1914 Directorate: Bernhard Baron (Chairman and Managing Director), W. J. Yapp, L. B. Baron, and W. Louden (Directors). Secretary: H. W. Danbury, A.C.I.S. Specialities: Several brands of Tobaccos. Royal Warrants: Several Appointments to Royal Houses, both British and Foreign.

It continued as an independent company until November 1958, when it merged with Rothmans of Pall Mall.

1972 The name was used as the vehicle for the merger of various European tobacco interests to form Rothmans International.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908