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Weardale Steel, Coal and Coke Co

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of Tudhoe Iron Works, Spennymoor.

1899 Christopher Furness set up the company, which was registered on 28 September, to take over the business of the Weardale Iron and Coal Co[1] by purchase from Messrs. Barings.

1900 Acquired the whole of the ordinary shares of Cargo Fleet Iron Co and invested in modernisation of that plant[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, May 27, 1905