Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 142,121 pages of information and 227,783 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Fry, Ianson and Co of Darlington were ironmasters, iron manufacturers, steel converters and general engineers
of Rise Carr Rolling Mills, Darlington
1865 Charles I'Anson with Theodore Fry, M.P. and Alderman Kitching established the Rise Carr Rolling Mills at Darlington. These works were originally constructed with a view to the manufacture of merchant bars.
1866 A storm blew down their entire shed of mills 
In course of time Fry took over his partners's interest.
1890 Took limited status  and gradually passed into other hands
Succeeded by Sir Theodore Fry & Company, Limited, of which company Fry was chairman.