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Brightside Foundry Co

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of Sheffield

1864/5 Ambrose Firth, having worked with John Martin Stanley, set up in business as A. Firth and subsequently as Brightside Foundry Co.

1877 Ambrose Firth and Jabez Stanley were joint partners in Brightside Iron Foundry Co[1]

1879 Jabez Stanley, ironfounder, of Brightside Foundry Co[2]

1882 Jabez Stanley left the partnership with Ambrose Firth and George Shaw, Ironfounders, Steel Manufacturers, and Iron and Steel Merchants, as Brightside Foundry Company, at the Newhall Iron Works, Newhall-road, Sheffield[3]

1897 Brightside Foundry Co was involved in the Federation of Engineers lock-out[4]

1899 Incorporated as Brightside Foundry and Engineering Co

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 30 October 1877
  2. Sheffield Directory
  3. The London Gazette Publication date:21 February 1882 Issue:25074 Page:735
  4. The Times, Sep 22, 1897