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of Ellison Flint Glass Works, Gateshead
c.1775 Domestic table glassware business established on Tyneside.
1851 Company established by George Sowerby
1881 Employs 1,000 persons
1905 Employed 326 persons
1925 Employees - about 350.
1957 Receivers called in