Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Ernest Newton and Co

From Graces Guide
1938. Notwen.
1949.

of Faraday Chemical Works, Holt Street, and Heneage Street, Birmingham, 7. Telephone: ASTon Cross 1355/6/7. Telegraphic Address: "Faraday, Birmingham"

1880 Founded

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for 'Notwen' Lubricating Oils; Motor Oils; Gear Oils; Greases; Industrial Oils; Machinery and Cutting Oils, etc., etc. Upper Cylinder Lubricants. Oil Cabinets. Cellulose and Synthetic Lacquers. Disinfectants. Chemicals. Accumulator Acid. Distilled Water. Garage Sundries. Soaps. Cleansers. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand B. North, Outdoor) [1]

1968 A disastrous fire gutted the company's Holt Street works, blending plant and laboratory on 20 March.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair Advert p643; and p395