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of La Plata Works, Malin Bridge, Sheffield.
of Holme Lane, Sheffield (2008)
1730 Company established.
1898 Incorporated as a Limited Company. The company was registered on 21 June, to acquire the business of manufacturers of sheep-shearing machines, of the firm of the same name. 
1903-1906 Built automobiles - possibly with mostly French components. Models named 'La Plata'.
1914 Manufacturers of patent Sheep Shears, Sickles, Machines etc... and General Merchants. 
1998 One of the last hand-forging tool makers in Britain; the grass hooks and scythes that they made were sold under the Tyzack and Turner name