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of Ffrwdwyllt Tinplate Works, Port Talbot
1880 The works at Ffrwdwyllt were built
1914 'In consequence of the lack of material caused through the war, the Mansel Tin-plate Works, Port Talbot, which is the largest seat of industry in the district, employing some 1,800 hands, has been compelled to close down for an indefinite period. The Borough Tin-plate Works, Messrs. D. R. Davies Tin-plate Works, and the Ffrwdwyllt Tin-plate Works have had to close down for a similar reason.'
1933 'Ffrwdwyllt Tin-plate Works, Port Talbot. and Messrs. D. R. David's Tin-plate Works. Taibach, were forced to close down on Tuesday owing to shortage of water. The works derive their water from Ffrwdwyllt stream, running nearby, which, owing to the prolonged dry weather, has nearly dried up. About 450 men are idle and there is no prospect of a resumption of work until water supplies are replenished.'
1936 Company in voluntary liquidation.
1938 Mentioned. David L. Jones, manager of Ffrwdwyllt Tin-plate Works.
1955 Company mentioned and presumably still trading.