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Wolverhampton Corrugated Iron Co

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Dec 1921.
Aug 1935. GWR Centenary.

Wolverhampton Corrugated Iron Co Ltd. of Wolverhampton. Later of Mersey Iron Works, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

1857 Company established by John and Joseph Jones, at Church Lane, Wolverhampton

1880 Moved to the Shrubbery Works, Wolverhampton.

1892 See Advert.[1]

1905 Established the Mersey Iron Works at Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

1946 Was a subsidiary company of John Summers and Sons Ltd[2].

1951 Nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act; became part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Wolverhampton Red Book and Directory, 1892
  2. The Times, 3 December 1945
  3. Hansard 19 February 1951