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Hillman and Sons

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Cast iron drain cover in Weston-s-Mare

1890 Advertising for an iron moulder for general light castings, 'abstainer preferred'.[1]

1901 Cast the 4-ton chimney cap for the new Weston-super-Mare generating station.[2]

1943 Advert: 'HILLMAN AND SONS (IRONFOUNDERS). LTD. (381251).—Private company, registered June 19; capital, £1,000 in 1,000 shares of £1 each; objects, to carry on the business of steelmakers, ironfounders, smelters, refiners, engineers, metallurgists. &c.; directors. Albert E. Hillman, 10, Walliscote Grove-road, Weston-super-Mare; Wm. A. Hillman, 16, Walliscote Grove-road, Weston-super-Mare; registered office. 10, Richmond-street, Weston-super-Mare.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bristol Mercury, 15 March 1890
  2. Weston Mercury - Saturday 20 April 1901
  3. Western Morning News - Saturday 26 June 1943