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New Explosives Co

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of 62 London Wall, London

1885 Company registered to acquire the business and property of the Explosives Company, Limited, including their property at Stowmarket, Penrhyndendraeth, and Pembrey.[1]

1897 Started to make and supply cordite to the War Office[2]

1906 The company was registered on 30 June, in reconstruction of a company of almost similar title. [3]

1918 Incorporated into Explosives Trades Ltd as part of the merger of 29 makers of explosives[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1885
  2. The Times, Jul 20, 1910
  3. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  4. The Times, Dec 02, 1918