Bottle could have some local links
Dear Sir, — Regarding last week’s query from “Dave” about an old bottle (pictured). I used to work for United Glass at its bottle works in Kinghorn, Fife, and at that time there were another three factories in Scotland at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Alloa.
In St Helens, Cannington, an established bottle-maker joined with John Shaw in 1875 to form Sherdley Glass Works and in 1913 they combined with another three companies in the north of England to form United Glass Bottle Manufacturers.
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