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John Baker and Co

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February 1929.

John Baker and Co of Rotherham

1900 Mention of them as makers of railway wheels and axles, steel, Iron and brass founders. [1]

1920 Public company: John Baker and Co (Rotherham)

1929 Acquired Henry Bessemer and Co to rationalize capacity in rail making. Name changed to John Baker and Bessemer

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