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Robert Farrow and Co

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of William Street, Sunderland

1874 Company established.

1914 Oil merchants and importers. Specialities: high-class marine engine cylinder and burning oils, every requisite for deck, engine room and cabin stores; also white lead, zinc white and coloured paints, varnishes etc., "Luminol" illuminant for postmen's and policemen's lanterns and for colza lamps, "Dynamol" for dynamos and electrical machinery, used by many important steamship lines. [1]

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