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British Industrial History

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Teams Glass Works

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of South Shields made glass lenses and screens for radios and radar screens

1867 Founded by Alderman George Davidson

1891 Business continued by his son Thomas Davidson and employed 300-400 persons

1987 The business closed

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Sources of Information

  • Lost Industries of the Tyne by Alan Morgan, Ken Smith and Tom Yellowley. Published 2013. ISBN 978 1 85795 216 2