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Ref No MBL/39
TitleRecords related to Kilner Brothers, glass manufacturers, Yorkshire
Date c. 1898 - c. 1970s
Extent3 items
Level Series
NotesThe business was founded by John Kilner c. 1848 on the site of an old bottle works. Kilner received help from his four sons, George, Caleb, John and Tom. Kilner Brothers became one of the busiest and profitable glass bottle making companies in the country. They manufactured the famous Kilner jar, which is still used in kitchens throughout the world for preservation and storing of fruit and vegetables.
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