F. Blackhead & Co´s Soap and Soda Factory [1890-????]

Submitted by christoph on Sun, 01/20/2013 - 21:30
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Demolished / No longer exists
Date completed

Carl T. Smith writes: "A soap factory was built on Shaukiwan Marine Lot 1 which the company purchased at a Crown Land sale in 1890" p.47 in: "The German Speaking Community..."

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1909
1914

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There was an auction to sell the whole lot of Shaukiwan Marine Lot No.1, also known as Blackhead's Soap Works, at 3pm on Tuesday 15th October 1918. I half wonder if the German company struggled against hostilities to thrive in a British colony during WWI. 

Source: The China Mail, page 3, 9th October 1918

Blackhead's Soap Works The China Mail page 3 9th October 1918.png
Blackhead's Soap Works The China Mail page 3 9th October 1918.png, by eurasian_david