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Swingler and Son

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of Victoria Works, Derby

1853 Patent to Thomas Swingler, of Victoria Foundry, Litchurch, in the county of Derby for "Improvements in the permanent way of railways"[1]

1855 Thomas Swingler was operating the Victoria Iron Works.

1867 Joined with James Eastwood and Sons (of Derby) to become Eastwood, Swingler and Co

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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 17 Oct 1856