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1872 Iron and Steel Institute: Statistics

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1872 Iron and Steel Institute

STATISTICS OF THE IRON AND STEEL TRADES.

BLAST FURNACES.

Place. Name of Works. Owners. Furnaces Built. Furnaces In Blast

CLEVELAND

Middlesbrough

Stockton-on-Tees...

Whitby

Total ... 94 ... 94

NORTH-EAST OF ENGLAND

Darlington

Ferryhill

Bishop Auckland

Consett

Chester-le-Street

Washington

Newcastle-on-Tyne

Seaham

Total ... 43 ... 35

NORTH-WEST OF ENGLAND

Wigan

Ditton

Carnforth

Barrow

Millom

Askam

Whitehaven

Harrington

Workington

Maryport

Total ... 67 ... 60

SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE AND EAST WORCESTERSHIRE

Wolverhampton

Bilston

Wednesbury

Tipton

West Bromwich and Oldbury

Walsall

West of Dudley ...

Total 166 104

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE

Biddulph

Norton-in-the-Moors

Kidsgrove

Stoke-on-Trent

  • Fenton Park ... - ... 2 ... 0

Tunstall

Longton

Stoke-on-Trent ...

Newcastle

Kidsgrove

Total ... 42 ... 38

SHROPSHIRE

Wellington

Shifnal

Wellington

Shifnal

Total ... 30 ... 22

YORKSHIRE- SOUTH, AND WEST RIDING

Leeds

Bradford

Elsecar

Milton

Leeds

Masbro'

Bradford

Chapeltown

Worsborough

Leeds

Sheffield

Rotherham

Leeds

Total ... 54 ... 44

DERBYSHIRE

Alfreton

Butterley

Clay Cross

Denby

Chesterfield

Total ... 51 ... 42

NORTHAMPTON AND LINCOLNSHIRE

Wellingborough

Weedon

Heyford

Finedon

Brigg

Total ... 26 ... 19

Messrs. W. H. and G. Dawes are building four new furnaces.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, WILTSHIRE, AND SOMERSETSHIRE.

Forest of Dean ...

Westbury

Seend

Bristol ...

Total ... 18 12

NORTH WALES

Brymbo

Ffrwd

Plaskynaston

Ruabon

Mostyn

Total ... 12 ... 7

Lancaster and Company are building two furnaces at Mostyn.

MONMOUTHSHIRE AND SOUTH WALES

Abersychan

Ebbw Vale

Victoria

Sirhowey

Pontypool

Nant-y-Glo

Blaenavon ...

Beaufort

  • - ....................... 6 ... 6

Blaina

Cwm Celyn

Coalbrook Vale

Cwm Bran ... ...

Rhymney, 6; Bute, 3

Tredegar

Total ... 66 ... 54

Glamorgan

Total ... 93 ... 55

Brecon

Total ... 19 ... 8

Carmarthenshire

  • Bryn Amman ... Amman Iron Co ...3 ... 3
  • Gwendreath ... D. Watney ... ...
  • Trimsaran (Gwendreath) ... - ... 2 ... 0

Pembroke

Total ... 10 ... 3

The Blaenavon Company are building one new furnace

SCOTLAND

Glasgow

East Coast

West Coast

Total ... ...............................................................154 ... 130

ABSTRACT OF TABULAR STATEMENTS

(Area. Built. In blast.)

  • Cleveland 94 ... 94
  • North East of England ... 43 ... 35
  • North West of England ... 67 ... 60
  • South Staffordshire ... 166 ... 104
  • North Staffordshire ... 42 ... 38
  • Shropshire ... 30 ... 22
  • Yorkshire - South and West Riding ... 54 ... 44
  • Derbyshire ... 51 ... 42
  • Northampton and Lincoln ... 26 ... 19
  • Gloucester, Wilts, &c. ... 18 ... 12
  • North Wales ... 12 ... 7
  • South Wales and Monmouth ... 188 ... 120
  • Scotland ... 154 ... 130

Total ... 945 ... 727

CHARCOAL FURNACES

(Built. In blast.)

Total ... 5 ... 3

MILLS AND FORGES.

(Place. Name of Works. Owners. Puddling Furnaces.)

NORTH OF ENGLAND

Middlesbrough

Stockton

Darlington

Ferry Hill

Bishop Auckland

Consett

Chester-le-Street

Fence Houses

Sunderland

Hartlepool ...

Newcastle-on-Tyne

Jarrow-on-Tyne

Gateshead

Total 1,990

NORTH WEST OF ENGLAND

West Cumberland

Maryport

Total ... 75

YORKSHIRE— WEST RIDING

Leeds

Bradford

Wakefield

Normanton

Total 305

SOUTH YORKSHIRE

Sheffield

Rotherham

Total ... ... 349

DERBYSHIRE

Alfreton

Chesterfield

Derby

Total ... ... ... 130

Sheepbridge Coal and Iron Co have 9 double furnaces worked by mechanical power, and equal to 27 ordinary furnaces.

SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE

Bilston

Wolverhampton

Willenhall

Wednesbury

Walsall

West Bromwich

Smethwick

Oldbury

Tipton

Dudley

Brierley Hill

Stourbridge

Kidderminster

Total ... ... 2,049

NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE

Tunstall

Biddulph

Norton-in-the-Moors

Tunstall

Kidsgrove

Stoke-upon-Trent

Newcastle-under-Lyne

Kidsgrove

Total ... 444

SHROPSHIRE

Wellington

Shiffnall

Total ... 206

SOMERSETSHIRE

Bristol ...

LANCASHIRE

Manchester

Staleybridge

Ashton-under-Lyne

Oldham

Warrington

Preston

Wigan

Liverpool

Total ... 336

  • Have six double puddling furnaces on Siemens's plan, reckoned twelve in return.

NORTH WALES

Ruabon

Wrexham

Total ... 60

SOUTH WALES AND MONMOUTHSHIRE

Llanelly

Cardiff

Briton Ferry

Abergavenny

Port Talbot

Bridgend

Merthyr Tydvil

Tondu

Swansea

Newport

Aberdare

  • Hirwain ... Standing ... 19

Total ... 1,388

SCOTLAND

Glasgow

Coatbridge

Airdrie

Holytown

Motherwell

Total ... 565

ABSTRACT

(Number of Puddling Furnaces)

  • North of England ... 1,990
  • North-West of England ... 75
  • Yorkshire— West Riding ... 305
  • Yorkshire— South Riding ... 349
  • Derbyshire ... 130
  • South Staffordshire ... 2,049
  • North Staffordshire ... 444
  • Shropshire ... 206
  • Lancashire ... 336
  • Somersetshire ... 9
  • North Wales ... 60
  • South Wales and Monmouth 1,338
  • Scotland ... 565

Total ... 7,856

LIST OF BESSEMER CONVERTERS.

Sheffield

Penistone

Deepcar

Sheffield

Wednesbury

Bolton

Manchester

Gorton, Manchester

Manchester

Liverpool

Crewe

Barrow

Merthyr Tydvil

Ebbw Vale

Ferryhill

Glasgow

The Ickles,Manchester

Attercliffe, Sheffield.

East Greenwich

Rotherham

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