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Thomas Green (of Leeds)

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1848 Thomas Green bought a site and founded the Smithfield Ironworks in Leeds

1862 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1879 Private company. The company was registered on 14 June, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, as engineers, ironfounders and machinists. [1]

1880s Started building locomotives.

Became Thomas Green and Son

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908