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of Bilston, Staffordshire.
Maker of stationary engines. 
In the 1850s Thomas Holcroft bought the Bilston Foundry and Engineering Works
1880 Dissolution of the Partnership between James Holcroft and Thomas Holcroft, carrying on the businesses of Ironfounders, Ironmasters, and Colliery Proprietors, respectively at Bovereaux Furnaces, in the parish of Sedgley, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of the Tame Iron Company, at Bilston Foundry, in the township of Bilston, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of Thomas Holcroft, and at Ettingshall Foundry, near Wolverhampton, in the county of Stafford, under the style or firm of Thomas Holcroft and Sons. Thomas Holcroft carried on the businesses