NORTH WESTERN PHILLUMENISTS
Diamond Match Works Liverpool
Following the take over of Collards in February 1895, construction of a new factory at Litherland in North Liverpool began.
The new factory opens with J T Maguire as Manager.
Many of Collard's brands are continued; but a vast range is introduced including customers own brands.
J T Maguire and his four sons leave to form Maguire Miller and Co.
Bookmatch production starts.
|Figure 1 Three famous Diamond brands|
Bryant and May merges with Diamond and it becomes known as the Diamond Match Works Liverpool. Many famous brands such as Captain Webb and Puck continue.
Night of 7/8th May 1941
Factory destroyed by German bombing.
|Figure 2 Two more famous Diamond brands|
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