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James Gibbs

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of Bristol, chemical works

of Plymouth.

1810 Established in Bristol by James Gibbs.

1853 James Gibbs, junior took the lead in the company

1858 Business extended to Plymouth

1873 Thomas Canning retired from the Partnership with James Gibbs and James Ford, as Sulphuric Acid and Chemical Manufacturers, in the city and county of Bristol, at Cwmbran, in the county of Monmouth, and at Plymouth, in the county of Devon, under the style or firm of James Gibbs[1]; he also retired from the firm in Plaistow James Gibbs and Co and from a bonded warehouse Ford and Canning in Bristol.

1876 James Gibbs retired from the partnership with James Ford, as Sulphuric Acid and Chemical Manufacturers, in the city and county of Bristol, at Cwmbran, in the county of Monmouth, and at Plymouth, in the county of Devon[2]

1887 Lieut.-Col. James Ruddle Gibbs took charge.

Later James Gibbs and Finch


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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 16 January 1874
  2. London Gazette 9 June 1876