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William Oxley and Co (Sheffield)

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of Parkgate Steel Works, Sheffield, makers of high speed tool steel

1827 Company founded[1]

By 1911 had developed water hardening steel; developed vanadium steel for motor cars

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Nov 22, 1911