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Woodhouse and Rixson

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June 1898.
August 1899.
February 1901.
January 1902.

of Attercliffe, Sheffield

of Chantrey Steel and Crank Works, Sheffield

1881 Company established.

1914 Bent Cranks and Forging Manufacturers. [1]

1968 Carbon and alloy forgings up to about 5 cwt with a new machine built by Walters and Dobson [2]

1987 Merger with Johnson and Firth Brown Ltd to form Firth Rixson Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Engineer of 16th August 1968 p240