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A. L. Thomas and Sons

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1830 Business established by A. L. Thomas [1].

1899 Dissolution of the Partnership between James Thomas and Lewis William Thomas, carrying on business as Ironfounders and Engineers, at the Dour Iron Foundry, Dover, under the style or firm of A. L. Thomas and Sons. Lewis William Thomas carried on the alone under the present style of A. L. Thomas and Sons.[2]

1902 Incorporated as a Public company, presumably Dover Engineering Works

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'Dover & Folkestone Locals' forum - discussion thread on Dover Engineering Works. Contains many photographs of the foundry and its products
  2. London Gazette 9 May 1899