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Cox and Shaw

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of Marsh Soap Works, Silverthorn Lane, St Philips, Bristol

of Castle Street (candle factory), Bristol

Soap and candle manufacturers

Company founded by John Cox (b. 1777) and John George Shaw (1804-76) in the early 19th century.[1][2]

1861 Marsh Soap Works sold to Lawson, Phillips and Billings.[3][4]


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Sources of Information

  1. Bristol Mercury, 24 December 1853
  2. http://www.davenapier.co.uk/mayors/history2.htm
  3. Western Daily Press, 9 April 1861
  4. Bristol Times and Mirror, 9 March 1861