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 149,887 pages of information and 235,419 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.

M. Samuel and Co

From Graces Guide
1955.

of 25 and 27, Bishopsgate, London,Merchants and Bankers.

Established prior to 1832 by Marcus Samuel

1897 The Samuel brothers renamed their shipping company the Shell Transport and Trading Company, which was incorporated as a limited company to work the mineral oil-producing, refining, transporting and distributing properties formerly belonging to M. Samuel and Co. and their associates.

The firm was largely identified with the introduction of tank oil steamers and installations for storage and distribution of oil in bulk, also with the development of Japanese Commerce, and were the founders of the Magadi Soda Co., Ltd., for the development of the soda lake of that name in British East Africa.

1914 Principals: Samuel Samuel, Walter Horace Samuel, and Walter H. Levy.

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