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Crown and Quarry Works

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Cement manufacturer, of Rochester

1851 The Frindsbury Cement Works was opened by I. C. Johnson; it was later renamed the Crown Works.

1860 David Allan Ramsay bought out the Crown Cement works. Issac Johnson had moved (his business) to Newcastle.

Tingey's family effectively gained control of all the local works.

1895 John Bazley-White and Brothers acquired the Quarry Works, Frindbsury

1900 The whole site at Frindsbury was acquired by Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers who renamed it the Crown and Quarry Works

1960s The works closed

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