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of Wellsaline Oil Works, Manchester
of Hardman Street Oil Works, Manchester
1860 Established by Matthew Wells.
1868 Company established as M. Wells and Co - possible connection with A. C. Wells and Co
1883 M. Wells and Co, oil manufacturers, of 61 Hardman St, Deansgate
1895 Tallow refiners, of Hardman Street Oil Works
1914 Oil manufacturers and refiners. Specialities: "Wellsaline" highest grade lubricants for all purposes and for all markets. 
1914 Principal: Charles B. Crossley.
1928 Advertised Wellsaline motor oil
1937 Oil manufacturers. "Wellsaline" Oils and Greases. 
1937 Public company