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Union Plate Glass Co

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Glass makers of Pocket Nook

1854 Visited by a party from the British Association meeting[1]

1892 Due to rise in cost of fuel and competition from other sources, the company closed its Pocket Nook, St Helens works for 9-12 months to allow structural alterations[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 30, 1854
  2. Liverpool Mercury, March 7, 1892