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Predicate Object 15 Apr 2014 2014-04-15T00:00:00.000Z 2014-04-15T00:00:00.000Z 2014.24.23 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 2014.24.23 2014-06-25T00:00:00.000Z 1 2017-09-20T05:15:50.009Z 70,_New_Zealand aerated waters manufacturers/beverages industry J Grey & Sons Codd patent aerated water bottle John Grey (1874-1880) - J Grey & Sons (1880-1902) – Grey & Menzies (1902-1964) John Grey established his Eden Crescent cordial & aerated water manufactory in 1874, after buying the business from Charles Sutton. English-born John Grey migrated to Australia in the 1850s. In 1860 he crossed the Tasman and settled initially in Dunedin, and north to Auckland in 1867 setting up as a confectioner, importer & retailer at 187 Queen Street. In 1874 he purchased the Eden Crescent site from Charles Sutton and advertised as a “Patent Stopper Aerated-Water Works selling lemonade, soda, tonic, and all kinds of Mineral Water, Superior Cordial Liqueurs, Ginger & Quinine Wine & Sarsparilla” and still importing “all kinds of English Confectionery”. In 1880, having earlier sent one of his sons to England to learn about the business, John Grey brought his sons into the business which became J Grey & Sons, and began to expand, installing new machinery and setting up branches at Onehunga and later at Devonport and at Coromandel. When John Grey died in 1896 he had three sons in the business which continued to operate as J Grey & Sons until 1902 when the company merged with Menzies & Co. to form Grey &^ Menzies Later changes were as follows: J Grey & Sons 1880-1902; Grey & Menzies 1902-1964; Oasis Industries (with CL Innes Ltd) after 1964 Cannington Shaw & Co, glass bottle manufacturers, St Helens, Lancashire [1866-1913] This firm was started in 1866 when John Cannington and John Shaw joined together in a bottlemaking business. In 1913 the firm amalgamated with Nuttall & Co. into United Glass Bottle Manufacturers. J Grey & Sons Codd patent aerated water bottle aqua glass bottle (small), with marble marked at front in raised lettering: initials JG & S in circle, marked on reverse: J. GREY & SONS / AUCKLAND, marked around base: CANNINGTON SHAW & CO LD. MAKERS ST. HELENS ENGD bottle, aerated water
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