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1869 Daniel Spill formed the Xylonite Co. Ltd in the premises used by the earlier Parkesine Co. Ltd in Hackney Wick. Other partners included W. C. Barnes, a prominent east London chemical manufacturer.
1874 The firm was liquidated.