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Locke, Lancaster and Co

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Lead merchants and desilverisers

1854 John Locke and Co became Locke, Lancaster and Co

1892 The company was registered on 18 January, to acquire the business of white-lead makers, lead rollers and metal merchants of the firm of the same name.

1894 Amalgamation took place with W. W. and R. Johnson and Sons as Locke, Lancaster and W. W. and R. Johnson and Sons. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908