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Vinolia Co

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Vinolia Premier Soap.
Vinolia Baby Soap Box.
Vinolia Baby Soap Box.
October 1891.
May 1894.
June 1894.
July 1894.
July 1894.
August 1894.
March 1896.
October 1903.
October 1918.
March 1919. Twinko.
December 1938.
August 1938. Shaving stick.
Post 1936.
Post 1936.
April 1939.
May 1939.

Soap refiners and maker of Twinko, Vinolia and shaving products, of Vinolia Works, Malden Crescent, London and Carpenters Rd, Stratford

1888 Business founded; carried on business as Blondeau et Cie

1898 Private limited company

1899 Issue of shares in the public limited company Vinolia Co Ltd[1]. Planned to add to the soap refining business, the making of its own products.

1906 The ordinary shares of the company were bought by Lever Brothers as part of a plan for amalgamation in the soap industry[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 22 June 1899
  2. The Times, 17 July 1907