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Hugh Stevenson and Sons

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of Victoria Mills, Pollard Street, Manchester

1849 Company established.

1898 The company was registered on 18 June, to acquire the business of box manufacturers of the firm of the same name. [1]

1898 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1900 Became the proprietors of the Corruganza Manufacturing Co.

1914 Box manufacturers and machinists. Specialities: every kind of cardboard box, metal-edged boxes, cylindrical boxes etc., celluloid boxes, plain and decorated tin boxes, show-cards of tin and cardboard, corrugated paper and boxes made of tin and cardboard, embossing and gold blocking, box-making machinery of every description, printing and lithographing, mounts and frames for photographs, leatherboards, strawboards and general box-making supplies. Employees 2,610. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book