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J. V. Barrett and Co

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of River Street, Bristol and Warmley (from 1973)

Oil merchants (trading division of James Rudman Ltd.[1])

1879 Company established by J. V. Barrett. Sold shale oil, fish oils, tar, lamp oils and tallow.[2]

1973 Company brought by Colin and Peter Bailey. Sold putty, creosote, wood preservers, white spirit, methylated spirits and linseed oils.[3]

1975 Became a limited company.[4]

1980 Moved to St Ivel Way, Warmley.[5]

2000 Acquired Woodman Hill Ltd.[6]

2010 Acquired Shelton Technologies.[7]

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