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Robinson and Sons

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July 1954.
December 1954.
Letter Head.

of Wheat Bridge Mills, Chesterfield, makers of Surgical Dressings and Sanitary Towels; Lithographers and Printers of Cardboard Boxes; textile and packaging manufacturers.

1839 Business established by John Bradbury Robinson.

Makers of the Southall's Sanitary Towels until 1897

1897 Started to manufacture Mena Sanitary Towels.

1893 Incorporated as a Limited Company

By 1914 were manufacturers of Surgical Dressings, &c. Directors: Charles Portland Robinson, William Bradbury Robinson, Charles William Robinson, John Bradbury Robinson.

1941 Acquired J. J. Blow.[1]

By 1950s Mene and Menex sanitary towels.

1950s Products were surgical dressings, absorbent paper and cardboard boxes.

1959 Acquired Edward Taylor.[1]

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