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Charrington, Sells, Dale and Co

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Coal and Coke Merchants and Briquette Manufacturers, many branches in the London area

Chief Railway Coal Office: 335 and 337, Gray's Inn Road, London, W.C.; Chief Seaborne Coal Office: The Wharf, 2, Broad Street, Ratcliff, E.; City Office: 2, Coal Exchange, E.C.

1731 Business established as Wright, Dale and Co

1742 Jones, Sells and Co was founded

c.1790 Charrington and Co was founded

1856 Wright, Dale and Co amalgamated with Jones, Sells and Co

1859 Charrington and Co was joined into the combined firm which became Charrington, Sells, Dale and Co.

1914 Partners: Edward Perronet Sells, John Charrington, Hylton Burleigh Dale, Edward Perronet Sells, jun., John Charrington, jun. Business: Merchants of Coal, Coke, and Briquettes of every description, including House Coal, Anthracite, Welsh Steam Coal, and the various Manufacturing Fuels, by Van, Truck, or Barge in London and the Country.

1929 Charrington, Dale and Co acquired Charles Lea and Co and Thomas Lea and Co, coal and coke merchants[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times October 19, 1920