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of Parkgate Steel Works, Rotherham.
William Oxley was born in Rotherham. See William Oxley
1823 William Oxley's Parkgate steel company, with its Bull Dog trade mark, established. They made a wide range of high class steel products.
1831 Partnerships dissolved: Scholefield, Oxley and Co (viz Edward Scholefield, William Oxley, Abraham Oxley and John Oxley) of Sheffield, Yorkshire, Ironfounders; as regards E. Scholefield . . . Apr 15 
1842 William died in 1842.
1919 William Oxley and Co Limited, Parkgate, Rotherham. Correspondence and agreements.
1976 Foundry closed