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Chesebrough Manufacturing Co, of Holborn
British subsidiary of US company
1914 Maker of lubricating oil
1923 moved to Victoria Road.
1956 The company took over Pond's Extract Co of Perivale to form Chesebrough-Ponds
1964 Pond's, with three other companies which had become part of the group, moved to Park Royal.
1987 The Chesebrough Manufacturing Company was acquired by Unilever. 14% of the company was subsequently traded privately to Bhosle Group of Industries for an undisclosed amount of money.