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Edward Lloyd

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1936. The power plant at the Kemsley paper mill.

of 12 Salisbury Square, London, EC.

1843 Company established by Edward Lloyd

1863 Edward Lloyd's improvements in making paper were implemented at Bow Paper Mills[1]

1890 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1910 London Representative of the Daily Telegraph Newspaper, at 4 and 5 Salisbury Court, Fleet Street, London, E.C.

1910 United Newspapers was created to buy out Lloyd’s newspapers, separating them from the paper-making side which continued as Edward Lloyd Ltd.

1911 Became a public company.

1914 Paper manufacturers, wholesale and export stationers. Employees 2,000. [2]

Sold the newspaper and publishing interests to a separate company

1927 Allied Newspapers acquired a large majority of shares in the company from the Lloyd family[3]

1936 Allied Newspapers sold its interests, including the paper mills at Sittingbourne and Kemsley, to Bowater Paper Mills[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1863/01/30
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, Jun 25, 1927
  4. The Times 10 July 1936