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Westgarth, English and Co

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1887. Heads blooming mill.

1881 Founded by Tom Westgarth and Harold English

1887 Made an improved blooming or cogging mill to the design of Mr. Jeremiah Head

1895 Dissolution of the business carried on by Henry Foxton Craggs, George Craggs and Tom Westgarth as Marine and General Engine Builders and Repairers and Boiler Makers at North Ormesby in the county of York under the style of Westgarth English and Co. by mutual consent as from the 31st day of December 1895. All debts and liabilities of the late firm will be paid and all debts due to the said firm will be received by Mr. Tom Westgarth.[1]

1896 Sir Christopher Furness bought an interest in the company which was an "old established" one[2] which became Sir Christopher Furness, Westgarth and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 7 January 1896
  2. The Times, Jan 10, 1898