Thomas Green (of Leeds)
1848 Thomas Green bought a site and founded the Smithfield Ironworks in Leeds
1862 Incorporated as a Limited Company.
1879 Private company. The company was registered on 14 June, to take over the business of the firm of the same name, as engineers, ironfounders and machinists. 
1880s Started building locomotives.
Became Thomas Green and Son
Sources of Information
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908