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Robert Frazer and Sons

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of Hebburn-on-Tyne

1845 Company founded.

1905 Private company.

1914 Wagon builders and repairers, oil and grease manufacturers and merchants, iron and steel merchants, colliery stores merchants, railway and colliery plant, bolts, nuts, rivets and spikes. Contractors for all classes of dismantling, works, ships, rolling stock etc. Dealers in all classes of scrap materials and metals. [1]

1960 Sold its lubricants interests

1961 Constructional engineers, iron and steel stockists, grease manufacturers and oil blenders. 200 employees. [2]

1974 Distributors for The Kleber Inflatable Cushion which was a pneumatic cushion which could lift up to 180 tons, manufactured in France.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Engineer 1974/08/22 and 1974/08/29