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S. Instone and Co

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of London and Cardiff

1919 Acquired Askern Colliery, near Sheffield

1920 Acquired Bedwas Navigation Steam Coal Co[1]

1927 See Aberconway Chapter 17 for information on the company and its history

1927 S. Instone and Co., Ltd., shipowners and colliery proprietors, leased the works and waterways at Silvertown that had belonged to the Thames Ironworks Co and which had been maintained by the London and North Eastern Railway since 1912. It was intended to develop the site as a shipping centre.[2]

Presumably Samuel Instone's company

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1921/01/14
  2. The Engineer 1927/06/24