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Anglo-French Nickel Co

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of Hafod Isha Works, Swansea, nickel and cobalt refiners

c.1854 Company established.

1899 Company re-registered.

1900 Smelting business at Swansea of H. H. Vivian and Co was sold to a new company Anglo-French Nickel Co[1].

1908 The Swansea portion of H. H. Vivian and Co was transferred to the Anglo-French Nickel Co [2] The works at Hafod, dealing with nickel, were transferred to the Anglo-French Nickel Co, owned by Vickers, John Brown and Co, Cammell, Laird and Co (all of Sheffield), W. Beardmore and Le Nickel.

1914 Nickel and cobalt refiners. Specialities: production of nickel in rondelles, cubes and grain, and also metallic cobalt and cobalt oxides etc. Employees 300. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 1 June 1900
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book