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Fry, Ianson and Co

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Fry, I'anson and Co of Darlington were ironmasters, iron manufacturers, steel converters and general engineers

of Rise Carr Rolling Mills, Darlington

1865 Charles I'Anson with Theodore Fry, M.P. and Alderman Kitching established the Rise Carr Rolling Mills at Darlington. These works were originally constructed with a view to the manufacture of merchant bars.

1866 A storm blew down their entire shed of mills [1]

In course of time Fry took over his partners's interest.

1890 Took limited status [2] and gradually passed into other hands

Succeeded by Sir Theodore Fry & Company, Limited, of which company Fry was chairman.

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 2nd March 1866 p158
  2. The Engineer of 17th January 1890 p61
  • Biography of Sir Theodore Fry [1]