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Brown, Bayley's Steel Works of Sheffield
1901 Railway Spring Manufacturers. 
1914 Steel manufacturers. Speciality: railway material such as tyres, axles, springs etc. 
Acquired Farnley Iron Works
1927 See Aberconway for information on the company and its history
1937 Steel manufacturers. "Hotspur" Stainless and Heat Resisting Steels. "Twoscore" Stainless and Heat Resisting Steels. "Weldanka" Stainless and Heat Resisting Steels. 
1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers
1950 Incorporation of Brown Bayley Steels Ltd
1955 Brown Bayley's Steel Works agreed to purchase from the Holding and Realization Agency the whole of the share capital of Brown Bayley Steels Ltd; afterwards, the company's shareholders would be offered the chance to buy shares in Brown Bayley Steels Ltd.
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Alloy and Stainless Steel bars and forgings. 
1968 The Brown Bayley parent company, which owned Hoffman and Brown Bayley Steels, was taken over by the Industrial Reorganization Corporation with a view to rationalization of the sectors of roller bearings and alloy steels.