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Walker, Maynard and Co

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of Middlesbrough-on-Tees, Redcar Iron Works

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

1900 The company was registered on 5 December, to acquire the business of iron masters and mine owners of the same firm of the same name. [1]

1916 Acquired by Dorman, Long and Co[2]; owned 6 blast furnaces near Redcar, a freehold wharf and ironstone mines in Cleveland.

1917 Dorman, Long built the Redcar Iron & Steel Works on land obtained from Walker, Maynard.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Apr 13, 1916