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Abertillery Works

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of Abertillery, Monmouthshire (now Gwent), Wales

1846 The Abertillery Tinplate Company was started in 1846 by a J. Pearce who remained there until 1869.

1869 The works ceased trading.

The works was then taken over by a Captain P. S. Phillips, who remained in possession until 1896.

In 1899 the works was registered as the Glan Ebbw Steel Sheet, Galvanising and Tinplate Co Ltd, the directors were C. Saunders, A. Tilney, and Jonathan A. Davies.

In 1914 it was registered as the Abertillery Works Ltd.

1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Welsh Tinplate Works. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.328).[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. * 1937 British Industries Fair Advert pp. 666 and 667; and p325
  • [1] Monmouthshire-L Archives