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Hodbarrow Mining Co

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of Millom, Cumbria.

1880 Cedric Vaughan, the managing director. [1]

1927 producing over 150,000 tons of Haematite[2].

1951 Nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act; became part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[3]

1958 Private sale of the company by the Holding and Realization Agency[4].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1880/08/13
  2. The Basic Industries of Great Britain by Aberconway: Chapter VIII
  3. Hansard 19 February 1951
  4. The Times, 19 December 1958