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William Atkins and Co

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Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.

of Reliance Steel Works, Sheffield.

of Bessemer Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield.

1879 Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Atkins, of Stafford Villa, Stafford-street, and of Reliance Works, Bessemer-road, Attercliffe, both in the parish of Sheffield, in the county of York, Steel Manufacturer and Merchant, trading as Wm. Atkins and Co.[1]

1881 of Reliance Steel Works

1912 Trademark WACO (see advert)

1915 Advert for high-speed steels [2]

1919 Advert for high-speed steels [3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 16 May 1879
  2. Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p14
  3. Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p37