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1810 Company founded.
1839-41 Built six railway locomotives for the Newcastle and Carlisle Railway.
1880 Thompson Brothers of Dunston, near Gateshead, and G., C., and A. Thompson of Winlaton, engine, chain and nail manufacturers, were dissolved as regards A. Thompson, deceased
It seems possible that late in the 19th century the company was joined with Emerson, Walker, also of Dunston, to form Emerson, Walker and Thompson Brothers.