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Hattersley Brothers

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February 1962.
January 1969. Vulcan boilers.

Iron founders, of Swinton, Mexborough, Yorks

1927 Was one of the main companies making stove-grates[1]

1959 Entered the domestic heating field.

Swinton open fires

Vulcan boilers

1965 Public company - greatly oversubscribed offer for sale of shares. Sales of gas boilers had expanded in past 5 years so much that they accounted for 70 percent of turnover[2]

1969 Merged with the much larger Stelrad to form Hattersley Stelrad, which was 41 percent owned by Hattersley[3] [4]. Hattersley Stelrad was (re)floated on the Stock Exchange[5]

1970 Introduced Verona back boiler[6]

1971 Name changed to Stelrad Group[7]

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Sources of Information

  1. Aberconway Chapter IV
  2. The Times, Jan 18, 1965
  3. The Times, Feb 08, 1969
  4. The Times, Mar 22, 1969
  5. The Times, Apr 05, 1969
  6. The Times, Oct 12, 1970
  7. The Times, Sep 28, 1971