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E. Robinson and Sons

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Tobacco manufacturers of 9 Petersgate, Stockport. Telephone: Stockport 2306. Cables: "Robinson, Stockport"

1900 The company was registered on 17 December, to take over the business of tobacco and snuff manufacturers carried on by a company of the same name. [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of "King Lud" Empire Tobacco, packed 16s and ¼-lb. airtight tins. Three strengths: Mild, 10d. per ounce; Medium and Full 8d. per ounce. Cigarettes, 25s, plain or cork tipped, 1s. (Stand No. K.65) [2]

1936 Acquired along with its subsidiary J. A. Pattreiouex by Gallahers.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 144
  3. The Times, November 11, 1936