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Cookson Lead and Antimony Co

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May 1928.

of Crescent House, Newcastle-on-Tyne

Manufacturers and suppliers of lead paint and other products in Great Britain.

1924 Merger of Locke, Lancaster and W. W. and R. Johnson and Sons Ltd, the white lead, red lead and litharge works of Rowe Brothers and Co Ltd of Exeter, and the lead, antimony and other manufacturing interests of Cookson and Co which were put into a separate company Cookson Lead and Antimony Co. Shareholders would receive, in exchange for their shares, shares in Associated Lead Manufacturers Ltd. The 3 companies were all private companies; they would continue as separate entities with their existing management[1].

1925 Part of Associated Lead Manufacturers Ltd[2].

1937 Manufacturers of lead paints and other lead products.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 4 December 1924
  2. The Times, 17 November 1925
  3. * 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries