Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,673 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Hudson and Co (2)

From Graces Guide

1901 Business established

1920 John Hudson and Co was incorporated to take over the business. Its ships were transferred to the new business Hudson Steamship Co

1956 Responsible for wholesale and retail supply of coal, coke, oil and other fuels in the Greater London area. Supplies coal to the CEGB. The business was being extended to Birmingham. Became part of the new company Hudson Fuel and Shipping. Closely associated with Samuel Williams and Sons[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times July 18, 1956