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Duesbury Brothers and Bill

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Varnish Manufacturers, of Faraday Works, Monmore Green, Wolverhampton, and Gomer Street, Willenhall.

Proprietors of Adolphe, Crosbie and Co. of Paint and Colour Works, Walsall Street, Wolverhampton.

1867 Business established by E. W. T. Jones (County Analyst, Wolverhampton).

1869 Continued by Jones and Taylor

Continued by E. W. Jones and Co - partners E W T Jones and Frederick Duesbury

1895 E. W. T. Jones retired

Continued by Frederick Duesbury (d. 1905).

1914 Principals: Arthur Edward Duesbury, Alfred Ernest Duesbury, and Clement Henry Bill.

Specialities: Berlin Black, Art Metal Black, Stoving and Air Drying, Anti-Rust, Green Lock Varnish; also Imperial Black and Composition and Paints.

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