Records relating to Queensferry Chemical Works, 1869-1947, including articles of association of Joseph Turner and Co., 1884; deeds, 1884-1886; plans and sections, [late 19th century]-[early 20th century]; copy correspondence, 1914-1923; and items relating to Midland Tar Distillers Ltd, 1933-1947.
QUEENSFERRY CHEMICAL WORKS RECORDS
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- ReferenceGB 208 D-DM/485
- Alternative Id.GB 208 D/DM/485
- Dates of Creation1869-1947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description20 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Joseph Turner and Co. Ltd started manufacturing chemicals at Queensferry Chemical Works, Queensferry, Flintshire, in about 1884. The company appears to have been bought by Midland Tar Distillers Ltd (later Midland-Yorkshire Tar Distillers) in 1933, and operated until 1947. In 1975, Midland-Yorkshire Tar Distillers was bought by Croda.
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Deposited by Midland Yorkshire Holdings, Oldbury, Warley, Worcestershire, per Mrs Turley, Synthetic Chemicals Ltd., Queensferry, 1975.
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