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Chesebrough Manufacturing Co

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November 1920.
November 1924.
March 1955. Vaseline Shampoo.

Chesebrough Manufacturing Co, of Holborn

British subsidiary of US company

1914 Maker of lubricating oil

1923 moved to Victoria Road.

1956 The company took over Pond's Extract Co of Perivale to form Chesebrough-Ponds

1964 Pond's, with three other companies which had become part of the group, moved to Park Royal.

1978 the factory made Vaseline and Q-tips products, employing c. 350

1987 The Chesebrough Manufacturing Company was acquired by Unilever. 14% of the company was subsequently traded privately to Bhosle Group of Industries for an undisclosed amount of money.

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