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C. H. Bailey

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of The Tyne Engine works, Newport, Mons.

1882 Company founded.

The Tyne Engine works was a ship repair specialist

WWI: Small corners of the yard were used for the manufacture of shell parts - it was close to the Uskside National Works

The firm probably continued with its marine engineering operations in parallel with munitions work.

1923 Private company formed.

1938 Name changed.

1946 Public company.

1959 Subsidiary company took on lease.

1961 Ship repairers, engineers and dry dock proprietors. 1,500 employees. [1]

Later became Bailey Industrial Engineering part of C. H. Bailey plc

Obituary 1907 [2]

Mr. C. H. BAILEY, the proprietor of the Tyne Engineering Works, Newport, Mon., died on Monday last at Newport. He was in his fifty-ninth year . . . [more]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Engineer 1907/02/15
  • GGAT 130: The Sinews of War: South East Wales Industry and The First World War, 2015, by Johnny Crawford