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G. H. Williamson and Sons

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Trunk (detail).
Dec 1921.

G. H. Williamson and Sons Ltd. of Providence Works, Worcester. Telephone: 1020. Telegraphic Address: "providence, Worcester"

See George Henry Williamson.

1899 The company was registered on 28 June, to take over the business of tin plate workers and japanners of W. B. Williamson and Sons. [1]

1920 Patent - Improvements in kettles for domestic use. [2]

1928 Patent - Improvements relating to the nozzles of oil, petrol and like drums or containers. [3]

1930 Became part of the Metal Box Co

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Meat Safes, Baths, Letter Boxes, Housemaid Boxes, Trays, Canisters, Cake Boxes, Water Pots, Washstands, Dustpans, Deed Boxes, Cake Cabinets, Linen Bins, Sanitary Bins, Fish Kettles, Canister Racks, Flour Bins, Hods, Urns, Vegetable Racks, Oil Measures and Cans, Airtight Cases, Paper Boxes, Memory Ticklers, Coal Vases, Flour Sifters, Pedal Bins. (Stand No. A.406) [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. [1] Wikipatents
  3. [2] Wikipatents
  4. 1937 British Industries Fair p435