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of Bristol Rd, Gloucester
1888 Public company. The company was re-registered on 14 September, as Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co.
1908 The company is also largely interested in steel works at Port Talbot.
1914 Railway carriage and rolling stock builders. Employees 1,900. 
1916 The Wagon company exchanged its shares in Port Talbot Steel for shares in Baldwins
1918 Relinquished its repair operations. A new independent company, Wagon Repairs, was founded to acquire the wagon-repairing business of various wagon-building firms including the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co. Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Co was a major shareholder in Wagon Repairs.
1929 The wagon works purchased Alfred Danks.
1930 The wagon works narrowly avoided financial disaster when a railway-wagon hiring business which it controlled went into liquidation.
1930 Set up Gloucester Foundry Ltd., to run the Emlyn Works, from which the company obtained malleable iron castings. Had a large interest in this company.
1931 Following the appointment of Harold Leslie Boyce, M.P. for Gloucester, as chairman the wagon works were reorganized
Late 1930s: financial recovery was helped by orders for re-armament projects and from the London Passenger Transport Board.
1961 Manufacturers of railway rolling stock and general engineers. 1,250 employees. 
The Gloucester subsidiary was renamed Gloucester Engineering Co and a new company called Winget Ltd was established at Rochester.
1962 On 1 April, the trading activities of William Gardner and Sons and E. Boydell and Co, a Winget subsidiary, which operated under the trading name of Muir Hill, were transferred to Gloucester Engineering Co.
1963 The trading activities of Moxey were similarly transferred from 1 April, following its acquisition by Winget Gloucester Ltd.
1964 Reorganisation of the group's structure occurred with effect from 1 April - the Gloucester and Rochester works started to operate as one company, Winget Ltd. To further integrate the activities of the manufacturing companies in the group, divisional boards of directors were set up responsible for the sales and engineering aspects of the operations:
Perhaps because the existence of the records was not known even within the company, few books or articles have been published. A rather slight centenary history was produced in 1960 (A History of the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company, pub. Weidenfeld and Nicolson); the authors remained anonymous.
A useful account of the early history ("The Gloucester Wagon Co Ltd" by Mike Christenson) was published in nos. 6 and 7 of the British Railway Journal, 1985 and 1986.
A selection of photographs from the magnificent series kept by the company was published in 1981, as Private Owner Wagons from the Gloucester Railway Carriage and Wagon Company Ltd, compiled by Keith Montague.