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Foster, Blackett and Wilson

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1909. The lead mill.
1909. The pipe press shop.
1909. Electrically driven saw and fan.

Foster, Blackett and Wilson of Hebburn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1862 Company established.

1890 Took limited company status as lead merchants, lead refiners, manufacturers of and dealers in dry white lead etc. [1]

1914 Lead manufacturers. Specialities: chemical sheet lead, lead pipes, white lead, red and orange lead etc. [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 28th March 1890 p269
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book