Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,706 pages of information and 235,205 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Cambrian Foundry and Engineering Works

From Graces Guide

of Newport, Mon

1849 Thomas Spittle founded the Cambrian Foundry, producing a wide range of iron foundry work, particularly iron pipes.

1881 After Thomas died the company became Thomas Spittle Ltd

WW2 The company ceased trading. The premises were then used by W A Baker of the Westgate Foundry.

Location: The foundry was located close to the River Usk in Newport: see item 9 on Maps 1 & 2 in Newport Engineering Works - Location Map

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Sources of Information

  • [1] Industrial Gwent