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Chain and anchor makers, of Saltney near Chester; and of Queen St, Liverpool.
1834 Advertisement: Address: East Side Salthouse Dock, Liverpool. Also Wood Brothers of Stourbridge. Makers of chain cables and small chains of every description; spades, scythes, anvils, vices, bellows, steel; hammers, pans, bowls, ladles; files, rasps, etc., made of the Mersey Steel Co's 'Best Cast Steel'; small castings, tin plates, small castings; Stourbridge fire bricks, ground clay, etc.
1857 'One of the anchors intended for the Great Eastern steamship is now lying upon the George's pier, at Liverpool. It weighs 6 tons 19 cwt. 2 qrs. and is formed upon Trotman's patent. The manufacturers are Messrs. Henry Wood and Co., of Liverpool.'
1899 Company incorporated.
1926 N. Hingley and Sons acquired a controlling interest in the company