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Leeds Steel Works

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May 1896.
August 1899.

1888 The Iron and Steel Works at Hunslet were acquired by the Leeds Steel Works Co.

1889 Began manufacturing operations under the direction of Mr. Walter Scott, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, as Chairman of the Company.

1895 Exhibited girders with flanges made with a specially rolled bar under the patent of Messrs Vaughan, Richards and Scott.[1]

1900 Walter Scott Ltd was registered on 4 December, to acquire steel and iron works and collieries, the properties of the Leeds Steel Works, and Walter Scott, both private limited companies. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1895/04/05
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908