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Docker Brothers varnish manufacturers of High St., Bordesley, Birmingham and London
1881 F. Dudley Docker joined the firm. Dudley later achieved substantial change in the engineering industries, especially electrical engineering, in the first quarter of the 20th century.
After 1881 Ludford Charles Docker joined his brothers in the business
1899 Docker Brothers was converted into joint stock company.
1901 Ludford Charles Docker and Dudley Docker Ltd were in business in Rotten Park Street, Birmingham
1907 Acquired by Metropolitan Amalgamated Railway Carriage and Wagon Co which was one of Docker Brothers largest customers. Docker Brothers was voluntarily liquidated; Ludford Docker chaired the meeting
1907 23 May: Docker Brothers Ltd was incorporated
1911 Frank Dudley Docker, Ludford Charles Docker and Docker Brothers Ltd were in business in Rotten Park Street, Birmingham
1914 Managing Directors: Frank Dudley Docker, C.B., J.P., and Ludford Charles Docker, J.P.
1937 Manufacturers of aircraft dope, varnishes, lacquers etc. Cellusol Cellulose Lacquers. "Syntholux" Synthetic Lacquers. "Thermolux" Synthetic Stoving Enamel.
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
by 1953 was owned by Pinchin Johnson and Associates
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Enamel and cellulose paints.