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Matthew Wells and Co

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Advertising sign.
June 1880.
1895.
June 1898.
January 1902.
July 1903.
November 1903.
July 1910.
December 1910. Wellsaline.
January 1920.
January 1920.
June 1923.
June 1923. Wellsaline.
October 1931.
May 1934.
October 1936.
November 1937.
October 1937.
April 1939.
July 1939.

of Wellsaline Oil Works, Manchester

of Hardman Street Oil Works, Manchester

See also Matthew Wells

1868 Company established as M. Wells and Co - possible connection with A. C. Wells and Co

1914 Oil manufacturers and refiners. Specialities: "Wellsaline" highest grade lubricants for all purposes and for all markets. [1]

1928 Advertised Wellsaline motor oil[2]

1937 Oil manufacturers. "Wellsaline" Oils and Greases. [3]

1937 Public company[4]

1955 Agreed takeover by Snowdon, Sons and Co[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, Apr 20, 1928
  3. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  4. The Times, Jan 18, 1937
  5. The Times, Apr 25, 1955