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1914. Herrings in Tomato Sauce.
June 1922. Herrings in Tomato Sauce.

of The Shields Preserving Works, North Shields

1906 Advert. Shields Preserving Works, Brewery Bank, Fish Quay, North Shields.[1]

1919 Mention of G. E. Wilson, managing director. Mentions being in business for 18 years.[2]

1920 Wall on the Walker Place side of the works collapses.[3]

1920 Advert. The Shields Ice and Cold Storage Co Ltd, Shields Preserving Works, Fish Quay.[4]

1923 'Shields Preserving Works was the first fish canning firm in this country to use sealing machinery.' Some details of the process given.[5]

1925 Description of the works. See Visits to Works

1927 Mention of George Wilson of the Shields Preserving Works.[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. Shields Daily News - Wednesday 08 August 1906
  2. Shields Daily News - Thursday 18 December 1919
  3. Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette - Monday 31 May 1920
  4. Nottingham Evening Post - Wednesday 24 November 1920
  5. Shields Daily News - Wednesday 06 June 1923
  6. Shields Daily News - Friday 30 December 1927