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By 1827 the cast plate-glass manufactory in Newcastle was said to rival other establishments in Europe for size, fineness and brilliancy of the products
1827 Cookson and Co established a large soda works at South Shields . John Cookson and Coulthard were bottle makers at Bill Quay; Isaac Cookson and Thomas were ironfounders at Closegate foundry, Close; Isaac Cookson and Co, plate glass manufacturers at Close, works at Forth banks; Isaac Cookson and Son were glass bottle manufacturers, Close; Cookson, Cuthbert and Co bottle manufacturers, E. Holborn, South Shields.