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Llangennech Iron and Tin Plate Co

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of the Llangennech Tin-plate Works

1883 Bankrupt. '... Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors, instituted by William Henry Bertram Morris, of Britonferry, in the county of Glamorgan, Manufacturer of Iron Bars, Black Plate, and Tin and Terne Plate, and of Chemicals, carrying on business as a Tin Plate Manufacturer, at the Llangennech Tin Plate Works, in the parish of Llangennech, in the county of Carmarthen, under the style of the Llangennech Iron and Tin Plate Co., also carrying on business at the Old Lodge Iron Works, Llanelly, in the said county of Carmarthen, under the style of the Old Lodge Iron Co., also carrying on business in copartnership with Percy Harold Morris, as a Chemical Manufacturer, at the Risca Chemical Works, in the parish of Machen Lower, in tbe county of Monmouth, also at the Abercarne Chemical Works, and the Dyffryn Chemical Works, both in the parish of Mynyddwyslwyn, in the said county of Monmouth, under the style of David Morris and Son...'[1]

1884 Works of the Llangennech Iron and Tin Plate Co offered for sale. Detailed description given.[2]

1887 Works strike and J. Glyn Thomas is the manager.[3]

1891 Owners are William Thomas and Henry Thomas.[4]

1894 Works purchased by John Thomas following the death of his uncle William Thomas the previous owner.[5]

1900 The plant and machinery offered for sale.[6]


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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette Publication date:19 January 1883 Issue:25190 Page:362
  2. South Wales Daily News - Tuesday 26 February 1884
  3. South Wales Echo - Monday 21 November 1887
  4. Cardiff Times - Saturday 16 May 1891
  5. South Wales Daily Post - Monday 22 October 1894
  6. South Wales Daily News - Monday 22 January 1900