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Josiah Lane and Sons

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of Eve Hill, Dudley and Hampton Street, Birmingham.

1869 Company established by Thomas Lane and his son Josiah.

1875 The partnership was dissolved and the company was carried on by Josiah Lane.

1897 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Glass manufacturers. Specialities: all kinds of flint and coloured glass for the gas, electric and incandescent fittings trades; plain and fancy gas globes, paraffin globes, duplex and other lamp chimneys; fancy shades for electric fittings, incandescent shades, screens etc.; hand-made confectionery glass of every description, glass inkstands, gum bottles etc. for the wholesale stationary trade. [1]

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