Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,705 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Co

From Graces Guide

of 16, Finsbury Circus, London, E.C.2

1917 Name changed from Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Products Company to Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Company.[1]

1917 Became a member of the Pool Board, set up by the government to control distribution of petroleum products[2].

1919 Supplier of asphalt products for road surfacing

1921 The existing organisations for sale of petrol in the UK previously represented by the Shell Marketing Company Ltd and Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Co Ltd were combined from 1 January 1921 as Shell-Mex Ltd[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1917/01/05, p 24
  2. New York Times May 5, 1917
  3. The Times, 16 December 1920