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Isaac Cookson and Co

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1803 Isaac Cookson the elder (who died in 1831) had carried on the business of glass bottle manufacturer in Newcastle for some time; he admitted his son Isaac as partner[1]

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[2]

1827 Cookson and Co established a large soda works at South Shields [3]. 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[4].

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Sources of Information

  1. Reports of Cases in the Courts of Chancery, King's ..., Volume 15, 1837
  2. A Descriptive and Historical Account of the Town & County of Newcastle-upon, by Eneas Mackenzie, 1827
  3. The Times, 29 December 1838
  4. History, Directory and Gazetteer of Durham and Northumberland, 1827