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Park Iron Works, Sheffield

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1814 Booth and Co occupied Park Works as well as other addresses in Sheffield[1]

1822 According to an 1837 legal case, one of the employees concerned had started work at Park Iron Works in 1822[2]

1839 Booth and Co were in occupation of the Park Iron Works.

1844 'We have great pleasure to announce that the assignees of Messrs. Booth and Co. have sold the Park Iron Works to the Brymbo Mining and Railway Company, as a working concern. There is no doubt but this wealthy and spirited company will carry on the foundry and engineering departments with great vigour.'[3]

By 1856 Park Iron Works was occupied by Davy Brothers

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Sources of Information

  1. 1814-15 Wardle and Bentham's Directory: Sheffield
  2. Sheffield Independent, 15th April 1837
  3. Sheffield Independent, 27 April 1844