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of Manchester and Hendon. Chemical engineers and manufacturers of by-product plant
1902 Dissolution of the Partnership between Thomas Wilton, George Wilton, and William Albert Owston, junior, at No. 36, Mark-lane, in the city of London, and elsewhere, under the firm of WILTON'S PATENT FURNACE COMPANY and THE CHEMICAL ENGINEERING COMPANY, so far as relates to the said William Albert Owston, junior. The business would be carried on by Thomas Wilton and George Wilton, in partnership
1907 Patent granted to THOMAS WILTON and GEORGE WILTON for the invention of Improvements in or relating to the Distillation of Tar
1917 Company incorporated
1922 Joint Managing Directors: Norman Wilton and Thomas O. Wilton. Products: all types of chemical plant, oil plants the "Wilton" patent forced draught furnace, and "Wilton" oil burner.
1923 The company applied for extension of the 1907 patent
1931 The Inland Revenue applied for liquidation of the company
1939-43 Accounting information archived
By 1955 Was known as Chemical Engineering Wiltons, a subsidiary of Simon-Carves