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Guinness (Firm)

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    • Arthur Guinness Son & Company
    • Guinness Son & Company
    • Guinness Limited
    • Guinness and Co.
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    • Guinness (Arthur) Son and Company, ltd.
    • Guinness PLC
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    • found: Light fantastic 2, 1978:t.p. (Guinness) p. 63 (Arthur Guinness Son & Company (Park Royal) Ltd.)
    • found: LC data base, 4/2/85(hdg.: Guinness (Arthur) Son and Company, ltd.)
    • found: Its Annual report 1961:title page (Arthur Guinness Son & Co. Ltd.) page 1 (Park Royal Brewery, London N.W.10) page 2 (parent company of brewing companies: Arthur Guinness Son & Company (Dublin) Limited [at St. James's Brewery]; and, Arthur Guinness Son and Company (Park Royal) Limited)
    • found: Its Annual report and accounts 1981:title page (Guinness) page 1 (Arthur Guinness Son and Company Limited) ; 1983: t.p. (Arthur Guinness) p.1 (Arthur Guinness and Sons PLC)
    • found: Its Report and accounts 1985:t.p. (Guinness PLC)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 26 April 2018(Guinness; Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725-1803) at St. James's Gate brewery in Dublin, Ireland; the company was started in 1759; started selling a dark beer porter in 1778; from its rebuilding in 1797-99 the brewery had stopped brewing ale and concentrated on porter; the first Guinness beers to use the term "stout" appeared in the 1840s; on Arthur's death, his son, also Arthur (1768-1855), and his brothers Benjamin (d.1826) and William Lunnell (d.1842) created a partnership trading as "A. B. & W.L. Guinness & Co, brewers and flour millers"; business continued by Arthur and his son Benjamin Lee (1798-1868, 1st Baronet), then by Benjamin's eldest son, Arthur; in October 1886 Guinness became a public company [Arthur Guinness Son and Co]; its headquarters moved from Dublin to London at the beginning of the Anglo-Irish Trade War in 1932)
    • found: Grace's Guide to Industrial History website, viewed 26 April 2018(Guinness and Co. [as in its advertisement, 1847]; Arthur Guinness, Son and Co., brewers, of Dublin, Ireland; in 1997, merged with Grand Metropolitan to form Diageo; in 2005 the Guinness brewery in Park Royal, London closed and production of all Guinness sold in the UK and Ireland was switched to St. James's Gate Brewery, Dublin; Guinness is a dry stout, based on the porter style that originated in London in the early 18th century)
    • found: Companies House Beta website, viewed 26 April 2018:under Company number 00023307 (incorporated on 21 October 1886 as Arthur Guinness Son and Company Limited, registered office at No 8 Bishopsgate, London E.C; re-registered as Arthur Guinness and Sons PLC on 1 March 1982, then Guinness PLC on 1 May 1985; name changed to Diageo PLC on 16 December 1997; Guinness Limited registered under Company number 00510607 on 16 December 1997)
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    • 1985-04-09: new
    • 2018-06-23: revised
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