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G. R. Turner

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1904. 40 ton ballast hopper wagon.

Wagon makers of Langley Mill, Nottingham.

1863 Company established by George Reynolds Turner

1893 G. R. Turner the founder died

1902 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1903 The company was registered on 29 January, to acquire the business of engineer, wheel and wagon maker carried on by T. N. Turner, under the style of G. R. Turner. [1]

1914 Colliery Engineers and manufacturers of railway rolling stock, steel-framed bogie stock. Employees 800. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book