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Waterlow Brothers and Layton

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of 24-5 Birchin Lane, London

1877 James Waterlow's business was divided by his heirs; two of the sons, with other members of the family and Mr. A. T. Layton, established the firm of Waterlow Brothers and Layton; Sir Sydney Waterlow and his sons, together with his brother Walter and some of their most experienced colleagues, continued as Waterlow and Sons.

Specialized on the legal and country side of the business.

1887 The company was registered on 8 January, to acquire the business of the firm of the same name, as stationers, printers.

1893 On 2 August, re-registration was effected under the same title in connection with an increase of the capital. [1]

1920 Merged into Waterlow and Sons

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908