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Snowdon, Sons and Co

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March 1907.
April 1907.
February 1907.
February 1921.
August 1923
June 1924
Promotional gift.

of Millwall, London, E14, also of Manchester and Birmingham

1883 Company moved to London from the north of England.

1897 Incorporated as a limited company.

1910 Snowdon, Sons and Co, of Manchester, exhibited Huhn self-lubricating packings which were supplied to many navies[1]

1911 Snowdon, Sons and Co, of London, exhibited lubricating oils at the Manchester Colliery Exhibition[2]

1914 Manufacturers of "Snowdrift" lubricant, "Sinol" lubricant for cylinders, "Snowdene" and "Snozone" lubricants, patent mechanical and other lubricants, cylinder oils for superheated steam, motor car oils and greases, disinfectants, sizing materials for textile manufacturers, machine tools, agents for Huhn metallic packing. [3]

1937 Lubricating oils and greases. [4]

1955 Acquired Matthew Wells and Co, refiners and blenders of lubricating oils of Manchester[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 02, 1910
  2. The Times, May 17, 1911
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  5. The Times, Apr 25, 1955