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of Cattedown, Plymouth (1914), Vitriol and Chemical Works.
1810 Established by James Gibbs.
1853 James Gibbs, junior took the lead in the company
1858 Business extended to Plymouth
1887 Lieut.-Col. James Ruddle Gibbs took charge.
1901 Incorporated as a Private Limited Company. Head Office transferred to Plymouth. See James Gibbs and Co
The company operated the Cwmbran Chemical Works.
1910/11 Chance and Hunt acquired James Gibbs and Finch of Cwmbran
1914 Products: sulphuric, nitric, and hydrochloric acids, tar and ammonia Distilling, dealing in Chemicals, Chemical Engineering.