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.

Foster, Blackett and Wilson

From Graces Guide
1909. The lead mill.
1909. The pipe press shop.
1909. Electrically driven saw and fan.

Foster, Blackett and Wilson of Hebburn, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

1862 Company established.

1890 Took limited company status as lead merchants, lead refiners, manufacturers of and dealers in dry white lead etc. [1]

1914 Lead manufacturers. Specialities: chemical sheet lead, lead pipes, white lead, red and orange lead etc. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 28th March 1890 p269
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book