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Ashworth, Son and Co

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Dec 1921.
December 1929. Weighbridges.

Ashworth, Son and Co of Midland Iron Works, Dewsbury; Branch Works: Thomas Street Works, Smethwick, Birmingham.

1905 Thomas Alderson retired from the partnership with Samuel Ashworth under the style of "Alderson, Ashworth and Co", weighing machinists, Tithe Barn-street, Dewsbury. The business was carried on by Messrs. Ashworth, Son and Co. at the Midland Ironworks, Watergate, Dewsbury.[1]

1911 Manufacturer of Weighing Machines for the Railways.[2]

Presumably predecessor of Ashworth Ross and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1905/06/02 p564
  2. Bradshaw’s Railway Manual 1911