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John Needham and Sons

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Grid
Drain cover found in Rochester, Kent.
Cast drain cover in Kensington
2018. Ironwork in Windermere.
2018. Ironwork in Windermere.
2018. Ironwork in Windermere.
Drain cover in Chiswick.

of Portwood, Stockport.

Iron founders, manufacturers of grids and manhole covers.

1834 Company established.

1918 C. T. Needham is a partner in the firm. He lives in Didsbury and is one of the local M.P.s[1]

1939 Colonel Joseph George Needham, governing director, dies. He is son of John Needham and brother of Sir Christopher T. Needham and Sir Richard A. Needham.[2]

1979 Foundry closed.


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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Evening News - Wednesday 27 November 1918
  2. Manchester Evening News - Tuesday 09 January 1940