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Leeds Fireclay Co

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December 1907.
September 1909.
1927. Lefco Fireplaces.
April 1928.

of Wortley, Leeds

1889 The company was registered in 14 June, to acquire certain businesses, and others have since been taken over. [1] These included The Burmantofts Company and five other Yorkshire companies.

1902 The gas engineering branch of the company became part of Drakes

1928 Leeds Fireclay Co acquired a large shareholding in Goodlass, Wall and Co; Leeds' chairman had been entrusted with the negotiations about linking Goodlass, Wall and Co's interests with one of the largest company's in the world in their line of business[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 7 December 1928