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William Brown and Co (Ipswich)

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of Greyfriars Road, Ipswich

Timber Importers, Cement, Plaster, and Slate Merchants

Established in 1799 by Wm. Brown; succeeded by sons and grandsons for three generations. Incorporated as a Limited Company in 1901. Amalgamated with Palfreman & Co., 1906, and Geo. Mason, 1911.

19014 Directors: F. W. Mason (Chairman), E. P. Tetsall (Managing Director), E. J. Brown, A. Brown (Secretary), E. Mason, C. E. Whitmarsh. One of the oldest houses in the trade. Staff: About ninety. Branch: Woodbridge. Specialities: Archangel Joiners' Boards.

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