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R. S. Newall and Son (Liverpool)

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1911. Steel wire rope.

R. S. Newall and Son, wire rope makers, of Washington, Co. Durham

of Liverpool

1889 Robert Stirling Newall, having left R. S. Newall and Co, moved to Washington and then to Liverpool where he set up a new business with his son [1].

1891 Took limited company status

1900 Micrometer wire gauge. R S Newall and Son of Washinton. Article and illustration in The Engineer.[2]

1923 Business continued by Newall's grandson, L. B. Newall

1923 Incorporated in British Ropes Ltd on its formation[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 12 September 1924
  2. The Engineer 1900/08/31 of 31st August 1900 p221
  3. National Archives