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W. Pilkington and Son

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chemical manufacturers of Widnes

Two of William Pilkington's sons, George (1840–1923) and Leonard (1847–1925), established a chemicals business in Widnes. Perhaps it was this company?

1865 Company established[1]

1891 Amalgamated into United Alkali Co

1921 Amalgamated as Pilkington, Sullivan works.

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Sources of Information

  1. National Archives [1]