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Greenbank Alkali Works Co

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Greenbank Alkali Works Company, chemical manufacturers, of St Helens

1841 James Shanks moved to St Helens to manage the Greenbank Alkali Works of Gamble and Crosfields

1869 Two inspectors of the railway/canal were drowned in the nearby canal[1].

1891 Incorporated in the United Alkali Co together with other Leblanc process operators.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Standard, 21 January 1869