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Cannington, Shaw and Co of Sherdley Glass Works, St. Helens.
1889 Employed 870 persons in glass bottle making
1890 Bought the Peasley Glass Works of Lyon Brothers
1892 Took limited liability. Employed 1,188 persons at this time.