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Midland Manufacturing Co

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April 1903.

of Celtic Works, Savile Street, East Sheffield, ,akers of Screwing Tackle, Engineers', Railway, Contractors' and Mining Tools.

Proprietors: T. J. Fryer and Co

1895 Company established by T. J. Fryer

1899 Incorporated as a limited company; T. J. Fryer was managing director.

1905 Celtic Works constructed

1914 Manufacturers of screwing tackle, engineers', railway, contractors' and mining tools. Specialities: hand tools for engineers, shipbuilders, boilermakers, contractors, mines, railways, steamships, tools for use in machines such as milling cutters, twist drills etc. [1]

1928 Petition for the winding up of the company[2]

1938 The business was being continued at Celtic Works by Midland Manufacturing Company (Taylors) Ltd.]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The London Gazette 27 April 1928