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William Park and Co

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1881.
1912.
Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.
1940.

of Clarington Forge, Wigan.

Forgemasters and tool manufacturers.

1787 Established

Formerly James Bimson

1914 Manufacturers of forgings, spades and shovels. [1]

1922 Principals: Sidney Richmond Park and John Richmond. Specialities: Forgings, Spades and Shovels. Patents: In connection with Spades and Shovels.

1969 William Park and Co (Forgemaster) was merged with Dobson Hardwick, both of whom were substantial makers of roof props for underground mines; the new company Dobson Park Industries would be owned 50:50 by the 2 constituent companies[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. The Times, Mar 19, 1969