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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

F. W. Berk and Co

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of Abbey Mills Chemical Works Stratford, London E.15

of P.O. Box 500, Berk House, 8 Baker Street, London W.1.[1]

Sulphuric acid makers

Formed in 1870

1960 After the take-over of Spencer Chapman and Messel by Borax (Holdings), F W Berk acquired 45 percent of the shares from Borax[2]

1966 Combined the industrial acids business with that of Spencer Chapman and Messel as Berk Spencer Acids, of which F W Berk owned 40 percent[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1960 Advert.
  2. The Times, Mar 15, 1960
  3. The Times , May 21, 1966