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Kidwelly Tinplate Co

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of Kidwelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales

See also Kidwelly Industrial Museum

1880s Installed an engine from Foden

1923 The South Wales Tinplate Corporation was registered - which represented a selling organisation for: [1]

  • Richard Thomas and Co (who own six works in Carmarthenshire);
  • Kidwelly Tinplate Co;
  • Ashburnham Tinplate Co, Burry Port;
  • Old Castle Iron and Tin Plate Co, Llanelly;
  • Western Tinplate Works, Llanelly.

1931 The last four works above resigned from the Corporation.

1939 A founder of the Llanelly Associated Tinplate Companies[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. [1] A History of Carmarthenshire
  2. The Times, Apr 12, 1939