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J. H. Sankey and Son

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of Essex Wharf, Canning Town, London, E and The Hill, Ilford, Essex.

of Refractories Works, Ilford

1857 Company established.

1894 Issued catalogue of Sanitary Stoneware, Pipes, Gulleys, Traps etc. [1]

1914 Merchants and exporters of best English Portland cement, lime, slates, bricks, firegoods etc. Specialities: cement, lime, bricks, slates, tiles, sanitary and fireclay goods. [2]

1949 Advert Sankey's Pyruma Plastic Cement.

By 1965 was a subsidiary of Sisalkraft Holdings which was owned by the St Regis Paper Co (U.S.A.). Formed a joint venture with the National Coal Board to carry on the business of suppliers of solid fuel appliances, central heating equipment distributors and builders' merchants.[3]

1962 the business of Sisalkraft Holdings was acquired by Sankey, making Sankley 70 percent owned by St Regis Paper Co (U.S.A.)[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 27th April 1894 p360
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times Feb. 4, 1965
  4. The Times June 19, 1962