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Johnson, Cammell and Co

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of Cyclops Steel Works, Sheffield, makes of many metal products including iron wheels and rails for Britain's railways.

1837 Johnson, Cammell and Co was set up by Charles Cammell, Thomas Manby Johnson and Henry Johnson as an iron and steel business and file manufacturers and merchants, in Furnival Street.

1839 Mention as Johnson, Cammell and Co [1]

1845 Established the Cyclops Works, in the vicinity of the railway station, outside the town.

1847 Shown as Johnson, Cammell and Co at the marriage of employee Otto T. S. Gossell to Eliza daughter of Thomas Rollason [2]

1852 Thomas Manby Johnson dies

1853 Edward Bury became a partner

1855 Became Charles Cammell and Co when Edward Bury retired

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Sources of Information

  1. The Sheffield Independent, and Yorkshire and Derbyshire Advertiser, Saturday, January 19, 1839
  2. Berrow's Worcester Journal, Thursday, August 05, 1847
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