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Alyn Steel Tinplate Co

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Alyn Tinplate works covered an extensive site approximately 0.5 miles northwest of Mold

1792 Mold Cotton Mill was built

Became the Mold tinplate works

1866 The mill was destroyed by fire.

1878 Alyn Tinplate works were established.

1939 The company was wound up[1] at the same place and using the same liquidator as several other Richard Thomas and Co subsidiaries.

WWII The government requisitioned the factory for an ordnance depot

1950 Acquired by Synthite Ltd to produce formaldehyde

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 4 April 1939
  • [1] Coflein - Alyn Works