Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,173 pages of information and 245,641 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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British Metal Expansion Co

From Graces Guide

of West Hartlepool

1890 'Another addition to the already increasing number industries started in West Hartlepool during the past few years was commenced to-day the site the old Stranton Ironworks, Belle Vue, West Hartlepool. The business question has been started by the British Metal Expansion Co., Limited, and consists of the transformation of strips of mild steel into lengths of wire lattice work. The industry comes to us from America, the patent rights having been secured by the above-named company, which Councillor C. Furness, Councillor M. Gray, and Councillor R. Irvine, jun., are the principals.'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Wednesday 18 June 1890