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Askham Brothers and Wilson

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May 1896.

Askham Brothers and Wilson of Sheffield.

Previously Askham Brothers and Renton

1881 Advert. Stag Brand and Dolphin Brand. Steel made expressly for Gun Barrels and Sword Scabbards.

1899 Advert. Special mining and tool steel. Crucible steel castings. Crushing and separating machinery

1900 Issued catalogue on crucible cast steel tramway materials, crucible cast steel castings, springs, ore crushers etc.

1903 Company transferred business to Edgar Allen and Co of the Imperial Steel Works, Tinsley, Sheffield, acquiring 17 acres of land adjoining the works at Tinsley upon which to erect additional works.[1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Mechanical World Year Book 1899. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p182
  • The Engineer of 3rd August 1900 p124