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Hedworth Williamson

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Sir Hedworth Williamson's Fulwell Lime Works

15, North Bridge Street, Fulwell Quarries and Lime Works, Sunderland.

1914 Established over a century ago, date uncertain. Partnership Successions: (1) Sir Hedworth Williamson, seventh Baronet 1810; (2) Sir Hedworth Williamson, eighth Baronet, 1861; (3) Sir Hedworth Williamson, ninth Baronet, 1900. Incorporated as a private Limited Company in 1911. Directors: Sir Hedworth Williamson, Bart. (Chairman), William Sewell, Mem. Inst.C.E. (Managing Director). One of the oldest firms in the trade. Specialities: High Calcium Lime, Lump, Ground. Hydrated, Limestone for Blast Furnace and Foundry purposes, Chemical Works, &c. High-class Lime for Steel Making, Building, Plastering, Chemical Gasworks, and Agricultural purposes. Special feature made of Hydrated Lime.

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