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Frederick Smith and Co. Wire Manufacturers

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Copper tag from fencing wire. Found in Australia.

of Caledonia Works, Halifax

1897 Frederick Smith and Co was incorporated; the copper activities were moved to Salford. The name of the company became Frederick Smith and Co. Wire Manufacturers Ltd

c.1903 the Halifax wire-making operation retained the name Frederick Smith and Co. Wire Manufacturers Ltd, whilst the Frederick Smith and Co Ltd business at Salford concentrated on copper wire (see advert).

1938 Tenaxo galvanized wire.

1945 Thistle brand


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Sources of Information

  • [1] Halifax Today