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of Bradley Iron and Tin Plate Works, Bilston, and,
Broadwaters Tin Plate Works, Kidderminster.
Late Thompson, Hatton and Co.
1889 An open offer of shares in a new company: Baldwin, Hatton and Thompson was announced, which was formed to amalgamate:
The purpose was to avoid "injurious rivalry", not to raise prices although a later article admitted the aim was to make "larger profits". But presumably this did not take place as Stephen Thompson and Co continued as a separate entity and E. P. and W. Baldwin was incorporated into Baldwins when this was formed in 1902.