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Sutton Lodge Chemical Co

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Sutton Lodge Chemical Company of St. Helens


  • 1874 Public company registered; capital of 500 in £100 shares[1].
  • 1887 Defendant in a case brought by James Proctor to protect his patent on a mechanical stoker; case posponed until the validity of the patent had been confirmed[2].
  • 1891 Incorporated in the United Alkali Co, formed to amalgamate the users of the Leblanc soda ash process.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Morning Post, 16 November 1874
  2. The Blackburn Standard: Darwen Observer, and North-East Lancashire Advertiser, 14 May 1887