Distington Hematite Iron Co
of Distington Works, Cumberland
1881 The company was registered on 8 December. 
1909 Explosion of four boilers out of a range of eleven. See photo.
1927 Owned by United Steel Companies
Sources of Information
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- 'The Distington Multiple Boiler Explosion and other Multiple Boiler Explosions' by Edward George Hiller, National Boiler and General Insurance Co Ltd