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Farringdon Works and H. Pontifex and Sons

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Dec 1921.

of Leeds

of Farringdon Works, Shoe Lane, London, EC (1914)

1894 The similar businesses of Henry Pontifex and Sons (established in Shoe Lane in 1796) and Farringdon Works Ltd. were amalgamated; the present title was assumed.

1897 Name changed.

1914 Refrigerating engineers, brewers' engineers and coppersmiths. Specialities: ice-making, refrigerating and brewing machinery, copper work, pumps, sanitary goods and hydraulic machinery. Employees 250 to 400. [1]

1961 Brewers, food and chemical engineers, brass founders and coppersmiths. [2]


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