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From: "Rick Burrows" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] battersea
Date: Wed, 6 Nov 2002 20:49:00 -0000
References: <002301c285c3$ada6c560$7d44fea9@ray1>

You may be interested to know that in the 1850's Price's Candles decided to
open a new plant in the North West near a seaport. They built this and a
complete model village at Bromborough Pool in Cheshire. I have a Joseph
Wagstaff in my tree who was one of the first workers to move up there from

Rick Burrows

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glo-Ray" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, November 06, 2002 6:38 PM
Subject: [Lon] battersea

> hello to you all
> I have taken some photographs of what is left of Prices candles if any one
wants I can send them on.
> Most of the factory is now gone where it stood are now two very expensive
apartment blocks
> When in the shop I asked where the candles were now made " HOPE I GET THE
> all the best Ray
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