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Byrne Brothers India Rubber Co

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September 1895.
September 1895.

of Aston, Birmingham

1896 Company founded by E. J. Byrne; a brother was Thomas Byrne who was also an india rubber manufacturer

1896 Byrne Brothers, india rubber warehouse, Manor Rubber Mills, Aston Cross[1]

William Harvey Du Cros (who had helped to form the Pneumatic Tyre and Booths Cycle Agency Ltd.) also provided finance to Byrne Bros, a Birmingham business engaged in the production of general rubber goods.

1896 Byrne Bros was acquired by the Rubber Tyre Manufacturing Co which was then floated on the stock market[2]. The company was based at Para Mill with the intention of building a new factory, Manor Mills, alongside it. The company's freehold works were built by William Tranter, gun and pistol manufacturer.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1896 Kelly's Directory of Birmingham
  2. Glasgow Herald, 13 June 1896
  • National Archives [1]