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of Shroggs Wire Mills, Halifax
1797 Company established.
1857 The company made a large portion of the wire required for the first Atlantic cable.
1897 Company established.
1898 The company was registered on 3 March, to take over the business of wire manufacturers of the firm of the same name. 
1914 Manufacturers of all kinds of iron and steel wire, tinners and galvanizers. Specialities: steel wire for ropes; all classes of cast steel, hardened and tempered steel mild steel, Bessemer charcoal, iron wire. Employees 300.