Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,107 pages of information and 245,598 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Edward Cook and Co

From Graces Guide
1862
January 1880.
November 1903.
November 1903.
December 1903.
May 1904.
November 1904.
June 1905.
July 1906.
1914 Company Note Book.
1914.

of East London Soap Works, Bow, London.

Later made soap at Norwich and Lynn.

1880s Producing Cook's Primrose Soap.

1889 Exhibited soaps, and the materials used in making them.

1898 Edward Cook and Co was registered on 18 October, to take over the business of soap makers of the firm of the same name. [1]

1904 Lasso hand cleaner.

1905, 1907 Annual reports in Coventry Archives[2]

1906 Said to be part of the "The Soap Trust", accused of driving up prices, which involved 20 or more firms.[3].

1914 See Edward Cook and Co Complimentary Note Book 1914

1914 Advert Cofectant.

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. National Archives
  3. Widnes Examiner 27 October 1906
  • The History of Unilever by Charles Wilson. Published 1954 by Cassell and Co