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Hancock and Son

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Decorative ironworkers, of Cheltenham

Charles Hancock had worked at William Letheren's Vulcan works.

After Letheren's was bankrupt, Hancock produced ironwork on sub-contract to H. H. Martyn

1908 Recruited by Martyn's to open and manage the new art ironwork department at Sunningend (previously Vulcan Works).

1920s Set up business in Bennington Street. Made many pieces of ironwork installed around the town including the gates to Sandford Park in Bath Road.

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Sources of Information

  • Ironworks from town can be seen throughout world, by Robin Brooks, Gloucestershire Echo 17 August 2012