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1814 The foundry was started in a very small way.
1900 The Bradleys formed a limited company under the name of T. and W. Bradley, Ltd. The foundry was extended for producing general engineering castings up to 10 tons in weight.
1920 Messrs. Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd. purchased the Wellington Foundry and enlarged and modernized it for the production of castings for their gas and oil-engine business.