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Thomas Hubbuck and Son

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Paint tins.
1852. Hubbuck's Patent White Zinc Paint.

of 24 Lime Street, London

1858 Advertisement. Patent White Zinc Paint. Thomas Hubbuck and Son, Paint Works, 157 Fenchurch Street.[1]

1869 Advertisement. Thomas Hubbock and Son, Paint Works, 24 Lime Street.[2]

1872 Partnership change. '...the partnership heretofore subsisting between us the undersigned, Thomas Hubbuck, Edward Martin Hubbuck, and William Augustus Hubbuck, Oil and Color Merchants, trading under the firm of Thomas Hubbuck and Son, at No. 24, Lime-street, in the city of London, and at Hubbuck's Wharf, Ratcliff, in the county of Middlesex, is this day dissolved by mutual consent, so far as concerns the said Thomas Hubbuck....'[3]

1890 The company was registered on 18 August, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, patent white zinc paint, oil and colour merchants and manufacturers. [4]

1910 Advertisement. 'WHITE PAINT, ZINC, OIL, VARNISH, &tc. Thomas Hubbuck and Son (Limited), 24, Lime-street, London, manufacture Hubbuck's Paent White Zinc Paint, which is the most durable and beautiful paint known, vastly superior to lead paint, and adapted for all climates. When mixed with pale boiled oil and tallow it forms the most suitable composition for coating the bottoms of iron ships. This firm are makers of Hubbeck's Pale Boiled Oil, especially suited for white and delicate paints; also of Hubbuck's Prepared Liquid Paint; likewise superior qualities of White Lead, Colours, Oils, and Varnishes properly packed for exportation. Factory at Hubbuck's Wharf, Ratcliffe, London.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Lloyd's List - Thursday 23 September 1858
  2. Lloyd's List - Wednesday 15 September 1869
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:16 February 1872 Issue:23828 Page:622
  4. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  5. Lloyd's List - Saturday 24 December 1910