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Pontypool Iron and Tinplate Co

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1851 Pontypool Iron Co was formed under the directorship of Messrs. Dimmock, Thompson, Firmstone and Blackwell.

1856 The partnership was dissolved

1859 The works were purchased by Messrs. Levick, Brown, Darby and Robinson of the Ebbw Vale Co Ltd.

1866 Placed under the management of the newly incorporated Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co Ltd.

1871 Josiah Richards, John Jones and David Williams leased the business, trading under the title of Pontypool Iron and Tinplate Co. Converted the Town Forge into a tinplate works.

1887 the assets of the company were taken over by Partridge, Jones and Co

1898 the Company was wound up.

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Sources of Information

  • Papers in Gwent Record Office [1]