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. Carreras Rothmans became known as Rothmans International in 1972.
In June 1999, Rothmans International was acquired by British American Tobacco.