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.

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.

McLean and Co (2)

From Graces Guide

Cement manufacturers

1879 Exhibited at Sydney

1881 At an EGM, it was decided that the company should be voluntarily wound up; a Committee of Inspection was set up to oversee the liquidation consisting of representatives of Tunnel Portland Cement Co, Phoenix Portland Cement Co, Booth and Co., Mr. Frank Walter Scott (creditor and shareholder) and Mr. Alexander Burrell (shareholder). [1]

1880 William Tingey built the Beehive Works (1880) and the Beaver Works (1884) at Frindsbury[2]

1890 The Beaver works were leased to McLean and Co. Ltd.

Soon after 1893 the two companies joined forces to form the firm of McLean, Levett and Co, who managed the works through several years of intermittent production.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 11 January 1881
  2. Wikipedia [1]
  • [2] Frindsbury cement works