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F. Bankart and Sons

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of Red Jacket Works, Briton Ferry, Glamorganshire.

c.1853 Established copper works at Briton Ferry in conjunction with Sweetland, Tuttle and Co, to take advantage of the local supplies of coal and the shipping facilities from nearby harbours

On the retirement of Mr Bankart, the works were taken over by Mr Barclay.

Barclay sold the copper works to the Cape Copper Mining Co.

See Also


Sources of Information

  • History of the Iron, Steel, Tinplate and Other Trades of Wales, by Charles Wilkins, 2011