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Ironmasters of Bloomfield Ironworks, Tipton
History of businesses which used Bloomfield Ironworks:
1846 After the death of John Joseph Bramah, Bramah, Barrows, and Hall was presumably dissolved
1848 400 tons of iron were made weekly
1848 Boiler explosion at Bloomfield Works. Two killed (Mr Millington and William Perry)
1850 Listed as 'Barrows and Hall, iron masters, Bloomfield Iron Works, Tipton' 
1851 Listed under Iron Masters as 'Barrows and Hall, Tipton Upper Green and Bloomfield Iron Works, and Factory Bridge Works' 
1862 Continued business without further formal agreement until Hall died in 1862.
1863 Legal dispute over what could be included in the value of the business and whether it could be disposed of as a going concern .
1868 W. Barrows and Son were operating Bloomfield (sic) iron works, as well as Factory and Tipton Green according to "The Iron Trade in South Staffordshire and East Worcestershire" . A total of 97 puddling furnaces and 10 rolling mills.