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 150,094 pages of information and 235,418 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.

Joseph Webb and Sons

From Graces Guide
1912
1940.
1960.
1960.

of Irwell Forge and Rolling Mills, Bury.

Makers of Bar Iron, Forgings , Bent Cranks . Iron and Steel Merchants.[1]

See Joseph Webb and Co

1846 Company founded.

1857 'Fatal Accident to an Ironfounder. — On Tuesday an inquest was held at Elton, before Mr. Dearden, coroner, on the body of John Thorp, labourer, aged 44. He was employed at the works of Mr. Joseph Webb, ironfounder, and on Tuesday in last week was removing a large piece of iron from under a steam-hammer, when the iron broke, and portion of it struck him with such violence that he died on Friday night. Verdict, "Accidental death." '[2]

1905 Private company.

1961 Forgemasters, constructional engineers and iron and steel stockholders. 350 employees. [3]

By 1970 was part of William Park and Co; supplier of structural steels[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1912 Advert
  2. Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 31 January 1857
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times, Feb 06, 1970