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W. S. Merrikin

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of Hull

1810 Company established by William Merrikin.

1849 Succeeded by William Smith Merrikin.

1911 Incorporated as a limited company.

1914 Paint, colour and varnish manufacturers. Specialities: water paint, furniture cream, enamels, damp resisting fluid. Employees 60 to 70. [1]

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