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William Levett and Co

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of 51 Gracehurch St, London, cement makers (1875)[1]

William Tingey built the Beehive (1880) and the Beaver Works (1884) at Frindsbury[2]

1889 George Burge was reported to be planning to erect or acquire the Beehive Cement Works at Frindsbury[3]

1890 The Beehive works at Frindsbury were leased to William Levett.

1892 The company was formed to acquire from Mr George Burge and Messrs Burge and Hanley the Beehive works at Frindsbury and the Elmley Cement Works at Sittingbourne[4]

Soon after 1893 the company merged with McLean and Co to form McLean, Levett and Co

1894 The company was wound up.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Post Office Directory
  2. Wikipedia [1]
  3. The Times Dec. 22, 1894
  4. The Times Dec. 7, 1894
  • [2] Frindsbury cement works