Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Stranton Iron and Steel Co

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of Stranton Ironworks, West Hartlepool

1877 Robert Hedley Charlton.[1]

1879 R. H. Charlton, Stanton Ironworks, in liquidation.[2]

1890 'Another addition to the already increasing number industries started in West Hartlepool during the past few years was commenced to-day the site the old Stranton Ironworks, Belle Vue, West Hartlepool. The business question has been started by the British Metal Expansion Co., Limited, and consists of the transformation of strips of mild steel into lengths of wire lattice work. The industry comes to us from America, the patent rights having been secured by the above-named company, which Councillor C. Furness, Councillor M. Gray, and Councillor R. Irvine, jun., are the principals.'[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Darlington & Richmond Herald - Thursday 29 March 1877
  2. Northern Weekly Gazette - Saturday 25 January 1879
  3. Hartlepool Northern Daily Mail - Wednesday 18 June 1890