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A. Bainbridge

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of North Yorkshire Iron Works, Hope Street, Thornaby-on-Tees, Yorks

1865 North Yorkshire Iron Works established by Richardson Johnson and Co[1].

1876 Ownership passed to A. Bainbridge[2].

1878 Company established.

1909 Incorporated as a private limited company.

1914 Iron, steel, coal and machinery merchants. Specialities: dismantling, shipbreaking, dealing in machinery. Employees 40 to 50. [3]

1960 Amalgamated with Thomas, Thomas and Co of Middlesbrough, forming Thomas, Thomas, Bainbridge and Co.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. History of Thornaby, by Ottaway and Appleby
  2. History of Thornaby, by Ottaway and Appleby
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book