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John Wigham and Son

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John Wigham and Co of High Street, South Hylton, Sunderland

1878 Company established.

1914 Engineers, ironfounders and ship repairers. Specialities: ship deck machinery such as hand and steam steering gears, steam winches. Employees 200. [1]

1914 Directory: Listed as Mechanical Engineers. [2]

1922 Makers od steering gear, including the Wilson-Pirrie type.

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