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Richard Wheen and Sons

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of Soapery, Deptford Creek, London, SE8. Telephone: New Cross 2160. Cables: "Wheenson Green, London"

Soap maker.

1898 The company was registered on 15 July, to take over the business of soap makers of the firm of the same name. [1]

1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Wheen's Washer and Carbolic Washer, Primrose and Household Bar Soaps, Flakes, Toilet and Shaving Soaps, Soft Soap, "Gazelle" Health Soap Powder and "Deuce" Lawn Tennis Ball Cleaner. (Stand No. M.82) [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1929 British Industries Fair Page 179
  • The History of Unilever by Charles Wilson. Published 1954 by Cassell and Co