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1908 'WORKINGTON IRON FIRM WOUND UP. <br>At a fully attended meeting of the shareholders in Messrs. Kirk Brothers, iron manufacturers, Workington, yesterday, it was unanimously resolved that the company should be voluntarily wound up, and Mr. W. B. Peat, of London, was appointed liquidator. The firm was established 49 years ago, and it is estimated that the loss in wages to the district, directly and indirectly, caused by the stoppage of the firm's ironworks at New Yard and Marsh Side, will be nothing short of £100,000 per annum.'<ref>Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 8 January 1908</ref>


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1908 'WORKINGTON IRON FIRM WOUND UP. <br>At a fully attended meeting of the shareholders in Messrs. Kirk Brothers, iron manufacturers, Workington, yesterday, it was unanimously resolved that the company should be voluntarily wound up, and Mr. W. B. Peat, of London, was appointed liquidator. The firm was established 49 years ago, and it is estimated that the loss in wages to the district, directly and indirectly, caused by the stoppage of the firm's ironworks at New Yard and Marsh Side, will be nothing short of £100,000 per annum.'<ref>Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 8 January 1908</ref>
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1908 'WORKINGTON IRON FIRM WOUND UP.
At a fully attended meeting of the shareholders in Messrs. Kirk Brothers, iron manufacturers, Workington, yesterday, it was unanimously resolved that the company should be voluntarily wound up, and Mr. W. B. Peat, of London, was appointed liquidator. The firm was established 49 years ago, and it is estimated that the loss in wages to the district, directly and indirectly, caused by the stoppage of the firm's ironworks at New Yard and Marsh Side, will be nothing short of £100,000 per annum.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Daily Telegraph, 8 January 1908