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Ming Ware

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of 20. Tenby-street North Birmingham and at Milton of Craigie Road, Dundee

1940 New Companies. Ming Ware, Limited, 99, Vyse-street. Birmingham 18.— To carry on the business of manufacturing and wholesale and retail gold and silver smiths, die metal workers, etc. Capital, £500. Directors: C. W. Anderson, 447, Hagley-road, Edgbaston, and V. D. Yates, 35 Melville Road, Edgbaston.[1]

1948 Ming Ware of Birmingham took over premises in Dundee.[2]

1948 The MD in Dundee is G. E. Geddes.[3]

1949 Smiths English Clocks to take substantial financial interest in Ming Ware, manufacturers of precision pressings, Milton of Craigie Road, Dundee.[4]

1951 Part of S. Smith and Sons (England)

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Sources of Information

  1. Birmingham Daily Gazette - Friday 12 April 1940
  2. Dundee Courier - Saturday 17 July 1948
  3. Sunday Post - Sunday 24 October 1948
  4. Dundee Courier - Wednesday 05 October 1949