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Harfield and Co

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of Blaydon Iron Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne

1845 Company established.

1883 Employed John Willim Hall to design, construct and operate their new works. He remained manager until 1887.[1]

1914 Engineers, Iron, Steel and Brass Founders. Specialities: Capstans, Windlasses, Steering Gears and General Ship Auxiliaries. Employees 500. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. UK, Civil Engineer Records, 1820-1930 for John Willim Hall
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book