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John Bazley-White and Brothers

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Works at Swanscombe, Greenhithe, Gillingham, Bridge, Globe and Quarry Works, Frindsbury

Cement makers and inventers of a machine for cleaning sacks.

John Bazley White founded the business which became J. B. White and Sons

1852 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Bazley White the elder, John Bazley White the younger, George Frederick White, and Robert Owen White, under the firm of J. B. White and Sons, as Cement Manufacturers and Brick Makers, at Millbank-street, Westminster, Swanscomb, and Erith, in the county of Kent, in respect of John Bazley White the elder. The business will be continued by the said John Bazley White the younger, George Frederick White, and Robert Owen White, under the firm of John Bazley White and Brothers.[1]

1871 Dissolution of the Partnership between John Bazley White, George Frederick White, Leedham White, and Frederick Anthony White, carrying on business at Millbank-street, Middlesex, as Cement Manufacturers, under the style or firm of J. B. White and Brothers, as regards the said John Bazley White, who retires therefrom. George Frederick White, Leedham White, and Frederick Anthony White carried on the business[2].

1875 of Gracechurch St, London with wharf at Millbank St[3]

1885 The Bridge Works at Frindsbury were opened[4]

1890 Manager of the company was Arthur Glover. [5]

Owners of the giant Swanscombe Works on the Thames

1895 Acquired the Globe Works at Frindsbury and the Quarry Works, Frindsbury.

1900 Became part of Associated Portland Cement Manufacturers. At that time the directors were John Bazley-White, William Morgan, Frank Chapman and Anthony White

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Sources of Information

  1. London 31 December 1852
  2. London Gazette 25 July, 1871
  3. Post Office Directory
  4. Wikipedia [1]
  5. The Engineer 1890/12/26