Beatson Clark plc 1783

Rotherham, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

manufacturer of glass containers for food, drink and pharmaceuticals; 1751 - Rotherham glass works set up; 1769 - John Wright in partnership with Aaron Walker; 1783 - business owned by William Beatson in various partnerships; 1828 - William Beaton's daughter, Ann married John Graves Clark of Hull, who became a partner in the business; company known as Beatson Clark; 1910 - became incorporated as Beatson, Clark and Co. Ltd; exported glass medicine bottles worldwide; 1961 - Beatson Clark & Co became a public company; The Glass Works, Greasbrough Road, Rotherham; 2010 - owned by Newship Ltd, a holding company;