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Park Foundry Co

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March 1949. Siesta stove.
May 1949.
August 1949.

of Park Foundry, Belper.

1850 Company founded

1900 The company was registered on 19 April, to acquire a private business carried on under the same title at Belper, Derby. [1]

1948 Radiation Ltd offered a number of solid-fuel appliances including the Siesta stove, suggesting this company was a subsidiary [2]

1949 Maker of Siesta stoves (see advert)

Today, the company is part of Parkray, based near Exeter in Devon, offering solid fuel and multi-fuel heating stoves

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Apr 22, 1948
  • Parkray website [1]