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of Llanelly, Wales
1879 The company was formed and took over the closed Marshfield Iron Works
1881 The Western Tinplate Works Limited was registered
By 1893 Western Tinplate had 9 mills.
1897 The Western was one of 3 local companies that were combined to form the Llanelly Steel Co.
1931 The last four works, above, resigned from the Corporation.
1937 British Industries Fair Advert for Welsh Tinplate Works. As part of Richard Thomas and Co. Tinplate and Blackplate. (Engineering/Metals/Quarry, Roads and Mining/Transport Section - Stand No. D.328)