Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,411 pages of information and 245,908 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Baker and Co

From Graces Guide
February 1929.

John Baker and Co of Rotherham

1900 Mention of them as makers of railway wheels and axles, steel, Iron and brass founders. [1]

1920 Public company: John Baker and Co (Rotherham)

1929 Acquired Henry Bessemer and Co to rationalize capacity in rail making. Name changed to John Baker and Bessemer

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