Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 134,777 pages of information and 213,825 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Walter Robinson and Co (Tipton)

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

of Gospel Oak Works, Tipton

1862 exhibited at London Exhibition

1865 dissolution of Partnership between George Robinson and Walter Robinson, carrying on business at The Gospel Oak Iron Works, Tipton, in the county of Stafford, as Ironmasters, under the style or firm of Walter Robinson and Company as from the 24th day of June, 1865. Monies due to and owing from the said late partnership will be received and paid by the said Walter Robinson.[1]

1869 Walter Robinson, of Gospel Oak Iron Works, Tipton, in the county of Stafford, Iron Master, has given the like notice in respect of the invention of " improvements in the manufacture of thin sheets or plates of steel or of steel and iron."[2]

1869 Dissolution of the Partnership between Walter Robinson and James Peart Hunt, trading in Partnership at Gospel Oak Iron Works, Tipton, in the county of Stafford, as Ironmasters, under the style of Walter Robinson and Company[3]

1870 Walter Robinson and Co, iron master, Gospel Oak Works[4]

1900 The Gospel Oak Iron Co was removed from the register of joing stock companies[5]

At some later time but prior to 1902 the Blackwall Galvanised Iron Co acquired the Gospel Oak Co, whose brands of galvanized sheets (Poplar, Blackwall and Gospel Oak) were widely traded in Australia, South Africa and New Zealand, and other parts of the world.

1902 Tipton Iron and Steel Co of Gospel Oak Iron Works, Tipton, was in liquidation


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 14 July 1865
  2. London Gazette 3 August 1869
  3. London Gazette 1 June 1869
  4. Harrod and Co.'s Directory of Derbys, Leicester, etc, 1870
  5. The London Gazette 10 July 1900