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James R. Black and Co

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of 4, Love Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Manure Manufacturers, Corn, Seed and Feeding Stuffs Merchants

Established in the nineteenth century by John Dewar. Succeeded by Crossman & Paulin in 1854.

Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1886.

1914 Chairman: John Mitchell (Manager and Secretary), Ralph Thompson, J.P. Premises: Manure Works at Spittal, a suburb of Berwick, occupying the old premises of the Whale Oil Refinery, where Berwick Ships were engaged in Whale Fishing. Buildings cover two to three acres. Staff: Twenty to thirty. Specialities: Fertilizers, Farm Seeds and Oil Cakes.

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