Sons and Company Limited Murray 1810 - 2005

industry:
Manufacturer of cigarettes,
Manufacturer of tobacco
Nationality:
British
based:
Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Whitehall Tobacco Works, Belfast, Ireland

1810 - founded as Murray, Sons and Co

1884 - became a limited company in 1884;

1953 - acquired by London-based Carreras Tobacco, which following the sale of shares in 1958 by the Baron family, merged with Rothman's of Pall Mall to become Carreras Rothmans Limited.[3] Carreras Rothmans became known as Rothmans International in 1972.[3]

In June 1999, Rothmans International was acquired by British American Tobacco.[4][5]