Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

James Morrison et Cie

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Principal: James Morrison (1806-1878)

Ironworks established as Bailey and Newman Sherwood [Bayley, Newman & Sherwood?], later to be called "James Morrison et Cie." who had taken over one of the Marquise ironworks which was in financial difficulties. They determined to use the pig iron cast at Marquise to produce wrought iron by puddling in Guînes, and roll it into railway rails. They built a factory adjacent to the canal, served by a private railway.

Source: [1]

Note: At the same time, another other iron company was active in Marquise, Pinart Freres.

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] LE RÔLE ESSENTIEL DE L'EAU DANS L'HISTOIRE DE GUÎNES: Une conférence de Jacques Louf - Société Historique de Guînes