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Wallington Weston and Co

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April 1908.
April 1908.
January 1911. Frome Tyres.
October 1914.
January 1920.
January 1920.

of Vallis Mills, Frome, Somerset. Telephone: Frome 2206/7/8. Cables: "Wallington, Frome". London Office: 15 Moorgate, EC2.

See A. Wallington and William Weston.

1896 The firm moved from Limpley Stoke to St. John's Mills in Adderwell, Frome.

1946 Moved to Vallis Way in 1946. The Adderwell premises were taken over by William Pinchin and Co for paint production. Later the site was occupied by Cuprinol.[1]

1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers and Processors in Natural and Synthetic Rubber, Sponge Rubber and Plastics. Specialists in Sponge Rubber Upholstery, Plastic Leather Cloth, Sheeting and Tubes. (Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. F.1482b) [2]

1950 Patent - Floor covering. [3]

1950 Patent - Improvements in sterilized plastics. [4]

1950 Patent. Manufacture of golf balls. George William Tansley Leeson, Harold Jacob Stern, Wallington Weston and Co June 21, 1950: GB638913-A (2 worldwide citation)

1956 Marley Tile Co acquired Wallington Weston and Co Ltd, producer of flooring and plastic sheeting, which became Marley Floorings

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Frome in Old Photographs' by Derek J. Gill, Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, 1995, p.39
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair p290
  3. Wikipatents
  4. [1] Wikipatents