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Joseph Tinn

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January 1880.

of Ashton Iron Rolling Mills, Bedminster, Bristol

1880 Advertising as a producer of iron and steel sheets. 'Dolphin' brand

1892 Joseph Tinn Ltd registered to carry into effect an agreement between J Tinn and C G Tinn for the acquisition of the undertaking of a manufacturer of black and galvanised iron and steel sheets, galvaniser and corrugator of iron, smelter, ironfounder and engineer, hitherto carried on by J Tinn at the Ashton Rolling Mills, Long Ashton, Bristol, at Pontynewyndd near Pontypool, Mon, and at the Redcliffe Crown Galvanized Iron Works, Bristol [1]

The 1902 O.S. map (surveyed 1881-82, revised 1902)[2] shows the Ashton Rolling Mills located in what then was countryside, 1/3 mile west of the Bedminster built-up area. The area is now characterised by industrial buildings and the BCFC Ashton Gate stadium

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Sources of Information

  1. 'The Engineer', 15th April, 1892
  2. 'The Godfrey Edition Old Ordnance Survey Maps, Bristol (SW) & Bedminster 1902, Gloucestershire Sheet 75.04'