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Bemrose and Sons

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June 1888. Black Line Process.

of Derby and London

1909 George Allen and Sons bought the publishing department of Bemrose and Sons[1]

1922 Combined with Alf Cooke of Leeds and Norbury, Natzio and Co to form a new company, Universal Printers[2]

1972 Universal Printers was renamed Bemrose Corporation[3]

1996 Bemrose acquired Charles Letts and Co[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 24, 1909
  2. The Times, 1922
  3. The Times, May 15, 1972
  4. The Times, August 12, 2000