Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,502 pages of information and 233,941 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.


From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
February 1959.
December 1961.
March 1989.

Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1.

1969 Imperial Tobacco Co acquired Young's Seafoods[1]

1986 Imperial was acquired by Hanson Trust

1986 Imperial Foods merged the catering arm of its frozen foods subsidiaries Ross Foods and Young's Seafood to form Ross Young's Foodservice[2]

1988 Hanson Trust sold Ross Foods and Youngs to United Biscuits[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 03, 1982
  2. The Times, January 02, 1986
  3. The Times, March 17, 1988