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Casebourne and Co

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of West Hartlepool

1882 The company was registered on 29 June, to acquire the freehold cement works at West Hartlepool and the leasehold steam brick works at Cowpen Bewley, near West Hartlepool, of the firm of the same name. [1]

1927 The growing chemical combine ICI took over Casebourne and Co (1926) Ltd, a cement producer close to its Billingham Works where ammonia was produced with a by-product of precipitated chalk, suitable for making cement[2][3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, 30 December 1927
  3. The Times, 1 June 1928