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Riley Brothers (Halifax)

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Maker of Riley's Toffee, of Halifax

Sometime between 1951 and 1956 Arthur Guinness and Son acquired the company[1]

By 1956 was part of a group of companies which were 80 percent owned by Arthur Guinness and Son; other companies in the group included William Nuttall, Callard and Bowser, and the Lavells chain of shops; this investment provided most of Guinness's non-brewing profit in the previous year[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Feb. 3, 1956
  2. The Times, Feb 03, 1956