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Kettering Ironworks

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1878 Blowing engine installed by Kitson and Co

1881 Blowing engine installed by Kitson and Co

1909 Blowing engine installed by Galloways

1951 Kettering Iron and Coal Co was nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act; became part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[1]

1956 Kettering Iron and Coal Co was bought from the Holding and Realisation Agency by Stewarts and Lloyds[2].


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Sources of Information

  1. Hansard 19 February 1951
  2. The Times, 1 November 1956
  • The Steam Engine in Industry by George Watkins in two volumes. Moorland Publishing. 1978/9. ISBN 0-903485-65-6