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Thomas Turton & Sons of Sheaf Works, Maltravers Street, Sheffield, Spring Works, and Slack Steel Works
Makers of steel and steel products, including tyres, springs, saws, files, etc.
1824 Company founded.
1860 Frederick Thorpe Mappin purchased Thomas Turton and Sons, a top-quality steel manufacturer and owners of William Greaves and Co where he implemented machine working, despite a strike by employees.
1880 Private company.
1891 Advert. Crucible cast steel. 
1901 Railway Spring Manufacturers. 
1920 Sir Frank Mappin the MD dies. 
1961 Steel and spring manufacturers and tool makers. 340 employees. 
1966 Thomas Turton & Sons Limited, Sheaf Works, Maltravers Street, Sheffield, applied for water extraction licence