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Thomas Newsom Ironworks

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Thomas Newsom Ironworks, nr Cornmarket, Limerick.

Founded by 1818 and supplying field gates, fire grates and quarry tools.[1]

1820 Now manufacturing chains, window balconies, grates scales and street furniture components such as iron railings and door knockers.

1824 Mentioned in Pigot's trade directory.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Limerick Chronicle 7 March 1818.
  2. Pigot, J. Directory of Ireland, J. Pigot & Company, London, 1824, p. 288.
  • Limerick Iron Foundries 1806-1989 (Unpublished article) by Patrick McDonnell Nov 2008 – May 2010