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Henry Briggs, Son and Co

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Colliery Owners, of Whitwood Collieries, Normanton, Yorks.

1865 Incorporated as a Limited Company by Henry Currer Briggs. The company was registered on 5 April, to acquire the collieries of the firm of the same name. [1]

1959 Offered to acquire Settle Speakman and British Benzol and Coal Distillation Ltd[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Oct 08