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1872 Erected 2 Blast Furnaces at Coatham
c.1876 Took over the Lackenby Ironworks near Middlesbrough, which were reconstructed and managed by Mr. Downey for several years. In connection with the latter works the firm bought the Stanghow Ironstone Mines at Boosbeck from the Trustees of the late George Wythes. These mines were opened and remodelled under Mr. Downey’s management - the ironstone produced being smelted at the Lackenby Furnaces.
1892 The firm collapsed; Mr Carl Bolckow was the principal partner at the time; its main works were at Coatham and Lackenby