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Greener and Co

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of Wear Flint Glass Works, Millfield, Sunderland

1859 Established in Sunderland[1]

1910 'James A. Jobling, the principal proprietor of Greener and Co.’s Glass Works, Sunderland'[2]

1914 Manufacturers of pressed table glass. Specialities: flint and coloured glassware; railway lenses, ship and pavement lights. Employees 300. [3]

WWI: Added automated machinery; made tumblers and other drinking vessels[4].

1921 Acquired by James A. Jobling and Co, a new company established for the purpose.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Aug 28, 1961
  2. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Friday 14 January 1910
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. Glass-Making in England, by H. J. Powell