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of Wear Flint Glass Works, Millfield, Sunderland
1859 Established in Sunderland
1914 Manufacturers of pressed table glass. Specialities: flint and coloured glassware; railway lenses, ship and pavement lights. Employees 300. 
WWI: Added automated machinery; made tumblers and other drinking vessels.
1921 Acquired by James A. Jobling and Co, a new company established for the purpose.