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Robson, Maynard and Co

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of Middlesbrough-on-Tees, Redcar Iron Works

1872 Erecting two furnaces at the Redcar Iron Works, Coatham.

1874 Blew in 2 new furnace; erecting 2 more furnaces[1]

c.1877 Thomas James joined the company and then became managing partner.

1880 Dissolution of the Partnership between Anthony Lax Maynard, Edward Robson, William Eden Walker, Thomas Walker, Thomas James, William Cuninghame, and James Cookson, in the trade or business of Blast Furnace Owners and Iron Masters, carried on at the Redcar Ironworks, at or near Coatham, in the county of York, under the style or firm of Robson, Maynard, and Co., so far as concerns Edward Robson, who retires; the business will be carried on by Anthony Lax Maynard, William Eden Walker, Thomas Walker, Thomas James, William Cuninghame, and James Cookson only, on their own account, under the style or firm of Walker, Maynard, and Co.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1874/12/25
  2. London Gazette 27 July 1880