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Edward Cresswell and Sons

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Edward Cresswell and Sons of Tipton

For many years, occupied the Tipton Ironworks and Blast Furnaces but ultimately failed.

1848 250 tons of iron are made weekly [1]

1856 Boiler explosion at the ironworks.Seven or eight men and boys injured. An 8 or 9 year old lad named Richard Rudge died from his injuries.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) by Samuel Lewis
  2. Birmingham Journal - Saturday 13 December 1856