W D and H O Wills Limited 1786 - 1901

industry:
Cigarette manufacturer,
Tobacco company
Nationality:
British
based:
Bristol, Bristol, England, United Kingdom

1786: founded as Wills, Watkins & Co. by Henry Overton Wills; 1830: William Day Wills and Henry Overton Wills took over the company; 1901: became part of the Imperial Tobacco Company with seven other British tobacco companies; brand name still used but only sold in India.