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W. H. Sheridan and Son

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Stevedores and marine powder magazine constructors, of Poplar High St, London E14

1862 company founded by Mr Sheridan, grandfather of W. H. Sheridan

1914 Private company, W. H. Sheridan and Sons, incorporated to acquire the business

1956 About 80 percent of the business was in civilian uses, constructing magazines for storing explosives at mines. A controlling interest was acquired by Pillar Group[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Dec 12, 1956