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of Wellington, Shropshire
1818 The mineral lease held by the Ketley Iron Works was granted to the Ketley Co (Richard Mountford, Henry Williams, William Shakeshaft, John Ogle, and William Hombersley), new lessees of the ironworks, to whom it was renewed from 1839 and 1860.
1850s pig and bar iron remained the chief products.
1874 The Ketley Co. remained profitable until 1874
1876 liabilities exceeded assets by at least £12,000.
c.1879 The iron and brick works were sold, and the company surrendered its coal and ironstone lease