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of Cwm Avon Works, Talbach
1691 Incorporated by Royal Charter
1841 The Governor and Co of Copper Miners in England arrived in Cwm Avon
1851 Great Exhibition: obtained Certificate of Honour for tin-plates, and Prize Medal for railway iron
1855 Grande Medallic d'Honneur for railway iron at the Paris Exhibition
1876 Went into liquidation due to the general problems facing the iron-trade. Their great works (presumably Cwm Avon) had cost the Corporation over a million and a quarter pounds.
1881 Copper Miners Tinplate Co were successors of the Governor and Company of Copper Miners in England