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Thomas Blackburn and Sons Ltd. of Preston, Lancashire.
1857 Company founded.
By 1922 owned C. Seward and Co
1936 Public company.
1949 Fabricators in steel, constructional steelwork, iron castings, railings and gates, metal windows, farm implements.
1961 Constructional engineers and plate fabricators. 200 employees.