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British Griffin Chilled Iron and Steel Co

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Exhibit at Ida Bay Railway.

of 139 Cannon Street, London

of Barrow-in-Furness, Lancs (1914)

1899 The company was registered on 5 October. [1]

1900 Had a capital of £75,000 fully subscribed, to commence the manufacture of chilled wheels and castings at Barrow, on Griffin's patents.[2]

1914 Manufacturers of railway and tramway wheels, chilled rolls and castings. Specialities: railway and tramway wheels, chilled rolls and castings of every description for crushing, grinding and cement machinery, patent chilled hammer heads, dies etc., brake blocks, steel-tyred wheels with special toughened and annealed semi-steel centres. [3]

1923 In the process of liquidation.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Engineer 1900/01/12 p 52.
  3. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  4. The Engineer 1923/06/01