Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 144,265 pages of information and 230,174 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
1828 Thomas Wheeldon, ironfounder, of Derwent Foundry, Derby
By 1866 John Jobson was at the foundry
Late 1800s: main products were stoves and grates
1928 Qualcast Ltd was formed as a separate company.